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A Misfortune

A Misfortune
Kevin Michael Shea explains the story of the musical

Childhood friends at an impasse and secrets revealed over a dinner party make up some of the themes in A Misfortune, opening September 7 at The Mack as the final production of The 2017 Charlottetown Festival.

To give a better understanding of the depth of this complex story, script and additional lyrics creator, Kevin Michael Shea, provides a
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Kronborg at Homburg

Kronborg at Homburg

After a sold-out performance at Indian River in July, Confederation Centre has announce an encore concert performance of Kronborg 1582 coming home to the Centre in Charlottetown for one night only. The rock opera starring PEI’s Aaron Hastelow as Hamlet will be presented on September 5 in the Homburg Theatre.

Kronborg features a Festival ensemble and orchestra of more than 30 performers. The
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dance umbrella offers new course in Afro-Jazz

dance umbrella offers new course in Afro-Jazz

Dawn Ward joins the instructional staff with dance umbrella this fall.

Confederation Centre’s arts education programs begin a new season of dance umbrella this month, and for the first time a course in Afro-Jazz is on offer.

The public is invited to join School of Performing Arts graduate Dawn Ward for African-inspired, Caribbean-flavoured Jazz dance. Ward is a native of the Bahamas, and graduated
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College of Piping Highland Dance program hires Daniel Carr as instructor

College of Piping Highland Dance program hires Daniel Carr as instructor

The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada will continue its Highland Dance program this fall and has been successful in attracting Daniel Carr a well-known World Champion instructor in the art of the dance. Daniel has had a successful run at live award winning performances and has now turned his full attention to teaching students at any level.

Daniel was taught by Sheila Milne
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Piano man

Piano man
Jefferson McDonald as Jerry Lee Lewis in Million Dollar Quartet

To play the character of Jerry Lee Lewis you obviously need killer piano-playing chops. Jefferson McDonald who performs as Lewis in The Charlottetown Festival’s Million Dollar Quartet, playing the Homburg Theatre until September 23, has this foundation and more thanks to his years of training in classical piano.

McDonald says his
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Victoria Playhouse September stage

New shows from The Four Tellers and Chris Gibbs 

The Four Tellers: Tribute To Erskine

The Four Tellers: Tribute To Erskine will run September 8 and 9 at 7:30 pm and September 10 at 2 pm.

Erskine Smith was the founding Artistic director of the Victoria Playhouse and a much-loved Island storyteller. Even though Erskine never heard of the group The Four Tellers, The Four Tellers have all heard
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Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™ Commemorates 2500th show

The Confederation Centre of the Arts will be commemorating the 2500th showing of Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™ at its August 23 matinee performance with door prizes, treats, and cast appearances.

Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™ is officially recognized as the longest running annual musical theatre production in the world. The production had its official opening night on July 27, 1965
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Watermark extends 10th anniversary season

Watermark extends 10th anniversary season

Watermark Theatre’s 2017 10th Anniversary summer season will be extended by one week to September 2. The theatre has seen an increase in season ticket passes by 28% so far this summer and individual tickets are already outpacing last summer’s showing of Blithe Spirit and The Glass Menagerie, which saw a 30% increase in individual tickets over the previous season.

This summer’s productions of
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Island Fringe Festival: Take the plunge

Island Fringe Festival: Take the plunge
Eight productions in downtown Charlottetown

Picture this: you’re taking a romantic stroll through Rochford Square after supper. The sunlight is hitting the trees perfectly and you think “Nothing could make this evening better.”

Suddenly, you hear a roar and notice a wrestling ring at the other end of the park. You approach with curiosity and discover PEI’s own Justin Shaw performing in his premier
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ACT auditions

ACT (a community theatre) is auditioning for their next production, The Shop Around the Corner. It is adapted from the Jimmy Stewart movie of the same name and serves as the inspiration for You’ve Got Mail.

Set in Hungary in the midst of the Great Depression, the shop workers at Matuschek and Company are a haven of humour against a backdrop of encroaching hardships. It is directed by
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Trailside Café 2018

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Yr. Obedient Servant

An evening with Samuel Johnson  November 22 | November 24
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A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

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A passion for cinema

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Acadian showman

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