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Grief Support Drop-in Group

A Grief Support Drop-in Group meets the third Thursday of each month from 7–8 pm at Provincial Pal [ ... ]

Rising Youth Grants

Rising Youth Community Service Grants empower young people ages 15–30 to imagine ideas that can su [ ... ]

Riverdance Farewell

Riverdance Farewell
Final tour presents 18 shows in Charlottetown

Riverdance at The Charlottetown Festival is October 2. Riverdance appears on the Homburg Theatre stage at the Confederation Centre of the Arts.

“Since 1996, the success of Riverdance in North America has gone beyond our wildest dreams,” said producer Moya Doherty. “The fact that the show continues to draw and excite audiences 13 years after its debut

Rocky Horror Show

Rocky Horror Show
ACT “does the Time Warp again” at the Carrefour Theatre

This Halloween ACT (A Community Theatre) will present Richard O’Brien’s Cult Classic, The Rocky Horror Show. Directed by Richard Haines and produced by Marla Hunter and Adam Gauthier, The Rocky Horror Show will be presented at the Carrefour Theatre.

Join Brad and Janet, a young couple in love, who fall into the fiendish web of Frank-n-Furter,

Sharron’s Big Broadway Show

Sharron’s Big Broadway Show

Sharron’s Big Broadway Show is coming to the Kings Playhouse in Georgetown.

If there is one thing Sharron Matthews has learned during her career in musicals (Showboat, Les Miserables and Beauty and the Beast) and movies (Mean Girls, Hairspray and Cinderella Man) is that the best tales happen backstage.

This girl from steel town Ontario, who from the age of 9 dreamed of being on Broadway, takes you

Summit Award

Summit Award

Dr. Gregory Mitton and Natalie Mitton have long supported the arts community on PEI, and now they have established an award to acknowledge individuals they see excelling at their craft. It is called the Summit Award. They presented the first two Summit Awards to two very deserving members of this year’s Confederation Centre Young Company recently.

Aaron Hastelow and Mikey Santiago were caught

Greenmount Boy

Greenmount Boy
David Weale to perform his show at the Trailside Café

David Weale, Island historian, author and storyteller, will perform his show, Greenmount Boy, at the Trailside Café in Mount Stewart. Weale hasn’t performed for six years but says that, “the prospect of doing a show at the Trailside was very appealing. The space there is so relaxed and intimate that it approximates the main story-telling venue

New Location for Centre for Performing ARTS

The Centre for Performing ARTS in Montague recently completed negotiations to purchase a new facility located at 239 Valleyfield Road (formerly Holland College). A new theatre will feature both performing and cinematic arts. A community radio station is part of future plans for the Centre. It will also be home to the new Regions East Arts Culture Heritage facility (REACH).

An art gallery at the

Anne & Gilbert’s 5th

July 30 was the fifth anniversary for Anne & Gilbert, the musical having begun its first season on July 30, 2005 at the Victoria Playhouse. The big news of this anniversary is the pending publication of Anne & Gilbert by the preeminent play publisher, New York’s Samuel French Inc.

In September, Samuel French will contact every professional, community, and high school theatre programs in

Anne & Gilbert Benefit

Cast members give concert for PEI Cancer Treatment Centre

The cast of Anne & Gilbert takes the stage but they won’t be performing the usual songs and dances from the hit musical. Instead, they’ll be starring in a special variety show to raise funds for the PEI Cancer Treatment Centre.

Martha Irving, who plays Marilla in Anne & Gilbert, will be the emcee for an evening of musical variety,

David Copperfield at Civic Centre

David Copperfield at Civic Centre

An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion

Imagine if you could: Win the lottery; Travel to your perfect place in the blink of an eye; Own your dream car; Turn back the hands of time; Reunite with a lost loved one. It all becomes a reality. Every night. True to its title, “Grand Illusion” is the logical evolution of this conjurer’s art.

“For magic to be relevant,” explains Copperfield, “it has to

Factory Atlantic

Factory Atlantic
Alex Scott leads acting workshops in Charlottetown

Meet the Mentor
by Nina Linton

In the bowels of the old Charlottetown YMCA, six staggered figures stalk the lacquered floor, their bare feet loosely dragging across its wooden planks. A woman with dark flowing hair reaches her outstretched arm back and pulls her open hand across a mirrored wall, an emotional charge runs through her fingertips.


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Some Upcoming Events

Juliet, Naked

October 5–11
City Cinema 14A, coarse language
Dir: Jesse Peretz, US, 98 min. Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawk [ ... ]

The Children Act

September 27–October 4
City Cinema PG, language warning
Dir: Richard Eyre, UK, 105 min. Emma Thomps [ ... ]

The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen...

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City Cinema Tickets at the door, cash only, all seats $10. (For movies in the same week [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]