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Open Studio Days

Artisan PEI proudly hosts a Fall PE Island–wide tour of Open Studio Days with live demonstrations, [ ... ]

Better Together LGBTQ2+ Adult drop in

PEERS Alliance, in partnership with Holland College, UPEI, and Women's Network PEI will hold LGBTQ2+ [ ... ]

Pi la mère marmotte

Pi la mère marmotte
Acadian dinner theatre in Abram Village

This summer’s V’nez veiller Acadian dinner-theatre will overflow with misunderstandings, scoldings, dead-end and budding romances, along with lots of laughs, music and a four-course meal.

Local playwright-director Raymond J. Arsenault is serving up his usual in-your-face brand of comedy in the year’s French-language play, Pi la mère marmotte (And the mother

Success stories

Success stories
Cast alumni go on to greater things in the enterainment biz

It can be a nerve-racking experience to take centre stage, recite lines, sing and strum the right notes, and interact in character with a live audience while serving them dinner, but this is how a script from a page is brought to life on the Feast Dinner Theatre stage. Many former cast members say that this experience was a stepping stone

Summer starts now

Summer starts now

Kings Playhouse in Georgetown will present a variety of programming for the summer season. It all begins in June.

Paint Party with Amy takes place June 8 at 6:30 pm. Register online. Local artist Amy MacConnell teaches you how to create our own work of art. Canvas and supplies are included.

The MattMan presents: DreamChaser June 22 at 7:30 pm. Matt MacPhee, The Mattman, is bringing his

Island Fringe 2018

Island Fringe 2018 invites you to the 7th Island Fringe Festival featuring a 10-show line-up—local and Canadian talent and 3 international shows.

Venture out and about downtown Charlottetown August 2–5 to join in the fun.

Shows are admission by donation with purchase of a Fringe button. Schedules will be released late June. Stay tuned on FB and Instagram @islandfringe.

Watermark Play Reading Series

Watermark Play Reading Series

Three local PEI playwrights will have their plays read at Watermark Theatre this August as part of the theatre's Play Reading Series. The three plays are Through Eden by Stuart Smith, Past Artistry by J.J. Steinfeld, and Jennifer Platts-Fanning's play Held to the Fire

Actors from the Watermark acting company, with scripts in hand, will read the plays to an audience.

Atlantic Drama Festival

Watermark Theatre will host the National Theatre School of Canada's Atlantic Drama Festival May 18–20.

Formerly known as the Sears Atlantic Drama Festival, the event brings together high school students from throughout the region to view, discuss and enjoy each other’s creative efforts, under the guidance of experienced adjudicators. The Festival facilitates and inspires a love of theatre, team

Final casting announced at Watermark

Final casting announced at Watermark

Watermark’s 2018 acting company is a mix of professional actors from PEI, actors with family and professional history on the Island, and actors from across the country. Joining already announced acting company members Brielle Ansems and Robert Tsonos will be husband and wife acting team Geoffrey Pounsett and Madeleine Donohue, Paul Cowling, Richard

Charlottetown Festival shows in the mall

Charlottetown Festival shows in the mall
Ghost Light and Métis Mutt in Confederation Court Mall

Casting has been announced for Ghost Light and Métis Mutt at The Charlottetown Festival. These one-person shows will be presented in a new space on the 2nd floor of the Confederation Court Mall in Charlottetown.

Ghost Light opens first on June 28 and plays Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings at 7:30 pm until July 20. Written and

Watermark Acting Conservatory

The Acting Conservatory at Watermark theatre runs July 23 to August 3 and offers young actors from ages 12 to 18 the opportunity to train with professional acting company members. Classes have included improvisation, scene study, dance, Shakespeare, voice and speech, monologues, stage combat, etc. The Conservatory culminates in a performance for family and friends at the end of the session.

Summer Review #6

Summer Review #6
Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines return with all new show at Harmony House 

This summer, The Island Summer Review is returning to Harmony House with an all-new show. Heading into its sixth season, the review has become an annual summer tradition, and a “must-do” night to welcome friends and family back home.

Comedian Patrick Ledwell and musician Mark Haines are creating a fresh

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Some Upcoming Events

Backstage Pass Series

The Small Glories and Lloyd Spiegal in October October 13 & 24
Harbourfront Theatre Harbou [ ... ]

Comic Book Art

Exhibit features work by Island comic book creators Until October 5
Eptek Centre There is a thrivin [ ... ]

Culture days

Free activities on September 29 at the Confederation Centre Culture Days is a three-day nation-wide [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]