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Be an In-School Mentor

Who can be a mentor? You can! Kids need real people with real experience to help them realize their  [ ... ]

Camp Dynamo

Camp Dynamo, presented by the PEI Business Women’s Association, takes place September 28–30 at D [ ... ]

A Misfortune

A Misfortune
Casting announced for musical opening in September

The Charlottetown Festival is preparing for the next round of productions, including the world premiere of A Misfortune. The Canadian musical plays September 7 to 22 at the Centre’s cabaret theatre, The Mack and complete casting has now been announced.

A Misfortune follows Ivan, a young lawyer (Connor Lucas) and Sofya, a married woman (Kelsey
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10th summer

10th summer
Harmony House in Hunter River celebrates milestone

The performance venue in Hunter River known as Harmony House Theatre is celebrating its 10th summer in operation. Owners, Kris and Melanie Taylor purchased the former United Church in July, 2007 and began extensive renovations to the 1846 church to arrive at the 140-seat theatre it is today.

The venue opened its doors on July 4, 2008 with a family
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The sound of Anne

The sound of Anne
New sound design and the return of the harp

When asked to instill a new life into the score of Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™, Charlottetown Festival Music Director Bob Foster went right to the harp, bringing in Janice Lindskoog. “In many ways, the harp is the musical heart of the sound and is a beautifully written part,” he says. There are now 14 musicians in the pit. 

Lindskoog says “I
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Stompin’ Tom Centre

Stompin’ Tom Centre
New facility opens at Skinner’s Pond

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

Stompin’ Tom Connors held a sentimental place in his heart for Skinners Pond, the people of Tignish and Prince Edward Island. Although born in New Brunswick, he returned to the Island many many times. Since 1999, there has been talks and dreams of a Stompin’ Tom Project. July 1, 2017, those dreams and ideas become a reality.

Nestled along
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On A First Name Basis

On A First Name Basis
Rob MacLean and Melissa Mullen return to Victoria

Almost three decades after making their acting debuts on the Victoria Playhouse stage, in Norm Foster’s comedy Sinners, Rob MacLean and Melissa Mullen are back at PEI’s Longest Running Little Theatre. This summer they will be acting as Director and Associate Director for On A First Name Basis, coincidentally also a Norm Foster comedy.

The pair, who
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Mothers and daughters

Mothers and daughters
Two plays at Watermark Theatre feature a relationship

Barefoot in the Park and Mrs. Warren’s Profession, the two plays on this summer at North Rustico’s Watermark Theatre, both feature a mother-daughter relationship at their core, and Leah Pritchard and Gracie Finley will play daughter and mother in both plays. This situation has both actresses thinking of their own mother-daughter relationships
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Leah’s leading roles

Leah’s leading roles
A summer on stage at Watermark Theatre for Leah Pritchard

Leah Pritchard has starring roles in both plays running at Watermark Theatre in North Rustico. She is newlywed Corie in Neil Simon’s Barefoot in the Park, and Vivie in George Bernard Shaw’s Mrs. Warren’s Profession.

The acting began for Leah while she was in high school in Yarmouth and signed up for community theatre which included a group
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Wake the River Clyde

Wake the River Clyde
Summer Pageant seeks people to participate

The River Clyde Pageant is seeking people to get involved in this summer’s Pageant, Wake the River Clyde.

The Pageant features stilt-walking herons, luminous jellyfish, talking trout, nasty trolls and melodramatic mermaids—all created and performed by local volunteers, artists and community members. Wake the River Clyde will have a brand-new story and
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Watermark interns

Watermark interns
Theatre mentorship program in its second year

Watermark Theatre has embarked on its second year of a Mentorship Program to training young theatre professionals.

The interns will be with the company all summer. This year’s crop of interns are: Sarah Hiseler (Arts Administration), Sydney Gillis (Stage Management), Pat Caron (Technical Director), Kira Duff (Wardrobe), Carlie Dugan (Props and Scenic
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Best medicine

Best medicine
Profile: Raymond Arsenault

by Jane Ledwell

"I really believe that saying, ‘Laughter is the best medicine,’” says Raymond Arsenault earnestly, writer and director of plays and dinner theatre productions in the Island’s francophone Evangeline region.

“I like to consider myself a doctor of laughter,” he says. The doctor is keeping office hours this summer in Abram-Village, where he has written a new
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Jimmy Rankin shows

November 22 at Trailside Café
November 23 at Harbourfront Theatre Jimmy Rankin's new Moving East (o [ ... ]

Jim Cuddy Trio

September 30
Harbourfront Theatre The Jim Cuddy Trio comes to Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside on  [ ... ]

Support the Girls

Until September 22
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, nudity
Dir: Andrew Bujalski, US, 90 min. Regina  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12  [ ... ]

An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a li [ ... ]