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Third Thursdays

Third Thursdays is an opportunity to network with members of creative industries, meet Innovation PE [ ... ]

Royal Winnipeg Ballet auditions

Until January 25, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) School Professional Division will hold auditions a [ ... ]

12 Angry Women

Upcoming play reading and auditions 
Play Reading:

On November 19 at 6:30 pm there will be a round-the-table reading of the play 12 Angry Women at Piatto Pizzeria, 45 Queen Street, Charlottetown.

The play will be staged by ACT (a community theatre) in the spring of 2019. It was a hugely popular film and stage production, and then was adapted from "Angry Men" into "Angry Women," which
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Select casting announced

Select casting announced
Mamma Mia! and Kronborg—The Hamlet Rock Musical

Artistic Director Adam Brazier, on behalf of Confederation Centre of the Arts, has announced select casting for The 2019 Charlottetown Festival. Sponsored by CIBC, the Festival includes six productions and runs June 28 to September 28.

Rebecca Poff and Katie Kerr will star as mother and daughter Donna and Sophie in Mamma Mia!, a co-production with
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2019 Island Fringe Festival

Now taking applications

The 2019 Island Fringe Festival takes place August 1–4. As always, the Island Fringe is 100% site-specific, matching the unconventional shows that Fringe Festivals are famous for with equally unconventional venues. 

Applications are now open and it's free to apply. Visit islandfringe.com to fill out the Google form. Deadline is January 15, 2019 (6 pm
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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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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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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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Rainbow Valley—An Island Musical

ACT presents Hank Stinson’s adaptation at The Guild November 15, 16 & 17
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Light Up the Dark

Confederation Centre holiday show December 14
Homburg Theatre Confederation Centre carries a long t [ ... ]

Sirens season

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

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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  [ ... ]