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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–Ma [ ... ]

Brain Injury Support Meetings

If you or someone you know is a brain injury survivor then Brain Injury Support Meetings are for you [ ... ]

Late Comeback

Late Comeback
Barrie Wood returns to Anne of Green Gables after 33 years

Charlottetown Festival

It has been 33 years since Barrie Wood last tread the boards in Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™ at The Charlottetown Festival. Though he returns this year in a decidedly different role, he is happy to see that the show has maintained its allure.

Wood played Moody MacPherson in 1974 and ’75, then moved up to the
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It’s a Surprise

It’s a Surprise
The Last Resort reveals its secrets at The Mack

Everyone at The Last Resort has a secret. So says Barbara Barsky, one of the stars of The Charlottetown Festival production now playing at The Mack. And she should know, as we discover that her character’s reasons for being there are not exactly what they seem.

“There is a connection between all the characters. In the second act, there are at least
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G for Ghislaine

G for Ghislaine
Profile: Ghislaine O’Hanley

by Jane Ledwell

When I meet Ghislaine O’Hanley, the new executive director of the downtown Charlottetown arts complex The Guild, she is fresh from releasing the pressure on the building’s air compressor. “Every week, it needs to be decompressed,” she said, “or I am told bad things will happen.”

Ghislaine sees good things happening at The Guild and is excited to have a
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The Love Story Returns

The Love Story Returns
Amy Reitsma and Jory Rossiter play title roles

by Amanda Blakeney

Anne & Gilbert, will run this year from June 15th through until September 26th at the Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside, and audiences will be able to experience the talents of new leads—Amy Reitsma and Jory Rossiter.

The story focuses on the sometimes-complicated relationship between Anne Shirley and childhood sweetheart
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The Choreographer

The Choreographer
Brittany Banks takes on new job for the 2010 Anne & Gilbert production

Choreographer for Anne & Gilbert is a title that the 20-year-old Islander finds hard to believe. “I was only 15 years old when I was cast as Prillie Rogerson in the first production of Anne & Gilbert back in 2005,” says Banks. “I never imagined that six seasons later I would be the choreographer, but I couldn’t be
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The Big Red Radio Show at The Guild

The Big Red Radio Show at The Guild

The Big Red Radio Show will return to The Guild in Charlottetown as part of the Gotta Go Festival. The Big Red Radio Show presents the larger-than-life personality and career of Loman McAulay, well known radio show host with local radio station, CFCY, for 44 years. Loman helped launch the careers of many entertainers including Don Messer and the Islanders, Anne Murray, Marg Osborne, Gene
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My Pregnant Brother

My Pregnant Brother
Johanna Nutter brings her award-winning play to PEI

by Ann Thurlow

I reach Johanna Nutter by phone at a hardware store in Montreal. I tell her I’ll call her back. But she says she might not have time to talk later and she can talk and buy a garbage can at the same time.

Busy, funny—Johanna Nutter is a playwright and an actress and, recently, the award winning author of My Pregnant Brother, which
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Leading ladies

Leading ladies
Rebecca Parent and Tanja Jacobs star at Montgomery Theatre

Rebecca Parent, last seen as Anne in Anne & Gilbert, will come home this summer to star in Pygmalion as Eliza Doolittle, the flower girl turned Duchess. Rebecca will also play Stella in the new production of Johnny Belinda at the North Rustico Theatre.

Tanja Jacobs who starred as Mother Courage in the acclaimed National Arts Centre
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Fiddlin’ With The Truth

Fiddlin’ With The Truth
Nils Ling and Cynthia MacLeod work together in New Glasgow

Two Prince Edward Island entertainers join together this summer in a show that features fiddling and comedic stories in a riverside setting.

Fiddlin’ With The Truth brings together Cynthia MacLeod, twice named PEI’s Entertainer of the Year, and Canadian humorist and storyteller Nils Ling for Tuesday night performances in the River Theatre
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Feast Dinner Theatre

Feast Dinner Theatre
Eh? at Brothers Two and the Rodd Charlottetown

This season’s Feast performance, Eh?, brings you into the world of Tate Hackman, a famous American talk show host who comes to PEI (who knew when the show was conceived that a famous American talk show host would really come to PEI?) to film a special salute to Canada. However, when his intentions to ridicule Canadian culture rather than salute it
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Trailside Café 2018

Select dates Trailside Café  Amanda Jackson Band
November 18 Amanda Jackson Band’s lates [ ... ]

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

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

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Thursdays
Eptek Centre  The Friends of Eptek Centre’s Lunchtime Films are screened each Thurs [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]