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Livable Income

November 20 (International Children’s Day-UN) PEI Working Group for a Livable Income in partnershi [ ... ]

ACORN 2018 Conference

The 2018 Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network’s (ACORN) conference is being hosted in Charlo [ ... ]

One-act comedies

One-act comedies

Rob MacDonald presents four of his plays in November

The Guild

Island audiences are familiar with seeing Rob MacDonald onstage in Annekenstein, Sketch-22, The Popalopalots and any number of other theatrical productions. From November 22 to 25 at The Guild, however, he will be behind the scenes, writing and directing “Four One-Act Comedies Did by Rob MacDonald.”

MacDonald describes the show as “an
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2019 season at Watermark Theatre

Watermark Theatre's Artistic Director Robert Tsonos and General Manager Andrea Surich recently announced their 2019 summer season. 

The season will include the classic farce Boeing Boeing by Marc Camoletti and the Pulitzer Prize winning play Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley. The popular music series Classic Music Reignited returns for its 6th year, and the Watermark Play
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Feast Dinner Theatre: Rallying support

Feast Dinner Theatre: Rallying support
The Brave and Broken “If I Take My Life” campaign 

Dennis MacKenzie, 34, is the founder of the non-profit organization called Brave and Broken, which is a support group that helps all veterans, their families and caregivers open up about any mental illness or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) they may be struggling with.

A campaign was recently released by MacKenzie and members of Brave
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Plays wanted for Community Theatre Festival 2019

Plays wanted for Community Theatre Festival 2019

The PEI Community Theatre Festival will be held at the Carrefour in Charlottetown on March 30, 2019, for the Island’s annual celebration of World Theatre Day.

The Community Theatre Festival is a showcase for community theatre—a chance for scores of actors and off-stage production volunteers to perform beyond their usual home audience, to rub shoulders with and learn from one another and get
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Light Up the Dark

Light Up the Dark
Confederation Centre holiday show

Confederation Centre carries a long  tradition of producing a holiday musical, pantomime, or Christmas show each year. This holiday season, organizers are dreaming up something a little different, presenting Light Up the Dark! An Arts Education Celebration.

Staged as part of Sobeys LIVE @ the Centre, this spirited celebration of theatre, dance, choral and
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ACT Audition Notice

ACT (a community theatre) will stage 12 Angry Women in the round at four Island venues April 26–May 10. Rehearsals will begin in mid-February. The play is an adaptation for an all-female cast by Reginald Rose and Sherman Sergel of Rose’s famous 12 Angry Men, set in a grubby, hot jury-room in New York in the 1950s.

Adult women of all ages are required. Auditions are December 29, 10 am–1
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Young Company headed to National Child Welfare Conference

Young Company headed to National Child Welfare Conference

The TD Confederation Centre Young Company is hitting the road again. After a busy 2017 season that saw two troupes crisscross the country, the 2018 company has been invited to perform at the Future of Child Welfare in Canada: National Child Welfare Conference 2018, October 23 to 26 in Calgary, Alberta.

The conference is a Canadian first that brings together the Provincial and Territorial Directors
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Acadian showman

Acadian showman
Profile: Christian Gallant

by Jane Ledwell

Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at this year’s closing show of the Acadian Festival, creating a lot of work for the show’s artistic director, Christian Gallant, charged with keeping tabs on them all. As a contract event organizer, stage manager, proposal writer, communications and marketing expert, and social media voice, you could say
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Mary’s Wedding

Mary’s Wedding
Sandstone Theatre Company at Watermark Theatre

In 1918, the Great War drew to an end after taking the lives of nearly 61,000 Canadians while wounding an additional 172,000. In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One (WWI), and with support from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Sandstone Theatre Company presents Mary’s Wedding at the Watermark Theatre in Rustico.

Written
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Charlottetown Festival 2019

Charlottetown Festival 2019
Lifting the curtain

Mama Mia!, Kronborg, Atlantic Blue, Anne and more

Confederation Centre has announced the playbill for The Charlottetown Festival.

Sponsored by CIBC, the Festival will commence June 28 with the much anticipated return of Kronborg—The Hamlet Rock Musical. This original Canadian work has become a favourite for Islanders who recall the 1975 production starring Brent Carver and
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Some Upcoming Events

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

Open daily The Ronald Bloore Conservation Project Until January 13 Inspired by then newly-built C [ ... ]

Sirens season

Women’s choral ensemble announces concerts for 2018–19 Select dates
Select locations Sirens is  [ ... ]

Rainbow Valley—An Island Musical

ACT presents Hank Stinson’s adaptation at The Guild November 15, 16 & 17
The Guild As PEI’s [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
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A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

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