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Grief Support Drop-in Group

A Grief Support Drop-in Group meets the third Thursday of each month from 7–8 pm at Provincial Pal [ ... ]

Seniors Active Living Centre

Events continue at the Seniors Active Living Centre, Bell Aliant Centre, UPEI, Charlottetown: Novem [ ... ]

A Tattle Tale

The School for Scandal

Review by Anne Thurlow

It may be a challenge to our better angels, but everyone likes a little gossip now and then. As Sir Peter points out in the prologue for A School for Scandal, we like gossip a whole lot more when it’s not about us.

The play was first produced in 1777. But its themes, and its message, are fresh over 200 years later: gossip is fun and vicious and it can

Dinner for One

I’m Dining Out Here

by Andrew Sprague

One of two things usually happens when you go out to eat on your own. Either you don’t speak much, avoid eye contact and make it a quick meal, or you meet some people, stay a while and enjoy yourself. Either it’s just OK, or it’s great. A few nights back I found myself dining alone in a restaurant in Saint John, New Brunswick. What happened through the course

New Strings from Ireland


Review by Joseph Sherman

The first thing I notice at the concert is that Téada is not Danù. One youthful player less (both ensembles feature immensely talented musicians in their 20s), and no pipes or vocals, but it’s more than that; it’s the angle of approach to the music and the arrangements.

On the first, the Téada folk are more forthcoming, perhaps even more knowledgeable, as

Mingling with the Movie Stars

Mingling with the Movie Stars

Toronto Film Festival

by Lyndsay Kyte

TIFF: the nickname of 40 percent of grade five girls and the acronym of the biggest film festival in North America. The Toronto International Film Festival took place September 8­17, 2005 at various venues across Toronto. It was a chance to take in some of the 335 films from 52 countries, wait in line-ups longer than those in the airport at Christmas and to

Simply the Best

I’m Dining Out Here

by Andrew Sprague

It’s not too often I find myself out on the town in Summerside on a Tuesday night. But a couple of weeks ago some friends and I happened to be in the western capital looking for a good time. We had business to take care of in the day, but by 6 o’clock that had wrapped up and it was time to recharge for the night ahead. Now, you’d think five independently

Stage Life

Stage Life
How I Broke Into Showbiz

Review by Carol Little

Written by Montreal native Lorne Elliott and performed by Prince Edward Island actress Laurie Murphy, How I Broke Into Showbiz premiered at City Cinema in Charlottetown. Elliott wrote the play specifically with Murphy in mind because of her well-known stage presence and ability.

The play is a one-woman show about theatre life and theatre

The Plot Thickens

The Plot Thickens
Feast Dinner Theatre

Review by Michelle René Sexton

Food, laughter, music are rolled into one hilarious routine, played by a small group of young, talented actors. This is what to expect during an evening at Feast Dinner Theatre at the Brothers Two Restaurant in Summerside. My first dinner theatre was Summerside Night Live, which was a cast made entirely of rookies. “With respect to the new cast,

Down on the Farm

The Drawer Boy

Review by Carol Little

The Drawer Boy, written by Michael Henley and directed by Duncan McIntosh, played at the Victoria Playhouse from September 9th to the 25th. The actors are veteran of stage and screen, Wally MacKinnon; seasoned favourite and founding Artistic Director of the Victoria Playhouse, Erskine Smith; and Victoria Playhouse newcomer, Ben Rayner.

The play is set in 1972

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Some Upcoming Events

Symons Lecture

Dr. Margaret MacMillan is 2018 medal recipient and lecturer November 23
Homburg Theatre Confederati [ ... ]

Yr. Obedient Servant

An evening with Samuel Johnson  November 22 | November 24
Watermark Theatre | Haviland Club Th [ ... ]

Moving East tour

Jimmy Rankin at Harbourfront Theatre and Trailside Café November 22 & 23  Jimmy Rankin [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]