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Ostomy Peer Support Group

Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group meets last Tues [ ... ]

Plays wanted for Community Theatre Festi...

The PEI Community Theatre Festival will be held at the Carrefour in Charlottetown on March 30, 2019, [ ... ]

Toronto Adventures
by Lindsay Kyte

Lindsay KyteThe comedy Toronto Adventures makes its PEI premiere at the Victoria Playhouse July 18 to August 3. Toronto Adventures is written by Lindsay Kyte, based on her real life adventures as a Maritime actress battling the smog and subways of the Big Smoke.

What if you moved to a place where you no longer spoke the language, knew how to walk and couldn’t even order a coffee? What if suddenly pizza was complicated, smiling at others caused confusion and your next-door neighbours didn’t recognize you? What if all of a sudden, spending a Friday night with your grandmother, who once outdrank an entire soccer team, seemed like a really fond memory?

Toronto Adventures emerged from a series of weekly emails Kyte was writing back home detailing the culture shock she was experiencing in Toronto. Much to her surprise and delight, people, entertained by her saga, began to forward these emails on to others. They have now appeared in various publications including The Toronto Star, have been a topic on CBC radio, are now a weekly blog in The Cape Breton Post and have been turned into a five-minute comedic series on Canada’s first Internet channel (www.untv.ca). Toronto Adventures’ stage premieres last summer at Festival Antigonish, the Membertou Trade & Convention Centre and the Atlantic Fringe Festival received wide press and great reviews.

Toronto Adventures is directed by artistic director Erskine Smith with scenic design by Scott MacConnell. Appearing in the production with Kyte is Sherilyn Brady, Stephen MacDougall and Josh Weale. Lighting is by David Nicholson.

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Some Upcoming Events

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Thursdays
Eptek Centre  The Friends of Eptek Centre’s Lunchtime Films are screened each Thurs [ ... ]

Wintertide Holiday Festival

November 24 & 25
Charlottetown Wintertide Holiday Festival begins November 23 with a Wintertide  [ ... ]

The Ennis Sisters

Newfoundland sisters on the mainstage December 1
Homburg Theatre  On December 1, Sobeys LIVE @ [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]

October is Learning Disabilities Awarene...

This October, the Learning Disabilities Association of PEI (LDAPEI) will be marking Learning Disabil [ ... ]

Young Company headed to National Child W...

The TD Confederation Centre Young Company is hitting the road again. After a busy 2017 season that s [ ... ]