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Rotary Radio Bingo

The Rotary Club of Charlottetown's Rotary Radio Bingo is played Tuesdays at 7 pm on 95.1 FM CFCY. Fo [ ... ]

Confederation Centre Choirs

Both the Confederation Centre Youth Chorus and the Confederation Singers (the adult choir at the Cen [ ... ]

Maud of Cavendish

Maud of Cavendish
Theatre at Green Gables House

Maud of Cavendish, the first ever professional production at Green Gables House in Prince Edward Island National Park is produced by The Montgomery Theatre. This one hour environmental play takes place throughout the house and grounds of Green Gables, following Lucy Maud Montgomery as played by Julia Lenardon.

Written by Canadian playwright and novelist Anne Kathleen
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Musical Foot

Musical Foot
Anne & Gilbert the musical

Anne & Gilbert, the Island musical, after years of reaching critical heights in major publications including Newsweek, Variety, The Dallas Morning News and The Toronto Star, is treading close to the ground.

Nick Whelan, an actor in three of Anne & Gilbert’s Island productions, as well as a 2008 two-month tour of major Ontario theatres, has permanently
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New Potato-Time Review

New Potato-Time Review
Patrick Ledwell and Tanya Davis celebrate all things Island

Comedian Patrick Ledwell and singer-songwriter Tanya Davis will unearth and mash up the simple, hidden delights of Prince Edward Island at the Victoria Playhouse The New Potato-Time Review is a variety show with a mixture of funny and sincere stories, original music, and interpreted slideshows. Ann Thurlow interviewed Patrick and Tanya
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Recording Artist Joins Anne & Gilbert

When Anne & Gilbert begins it run at the Harbourfront Theatre, a new actor, and recording artist, will be assuming the role of Gilbert Blythe. Michael Hughes will be portraying the role for the first time opposite Rebecca Parent's Anne Shirley, who is the acclaimed Island actress returning for her third season.

In addition to being a gifted actor, Michael Hughes launched
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The Fourposter

The Fourposter
Romantic comedy on stage in Cavendish

The Montgomery Theatre in Cavendish will present The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog, a two-person play that explores the ups and downs of a life-long love. The original Broadway production featured Canadian actor Hume Cronin and his wife Jessica Tandy. It inspired both a musical version (I Do! I Do! 1966) and a 1952 Hollywood movie (The Four Poster, with Rex
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The Nine Lives of LMM

The Nine Lives of LMM
Cast members in place

The Nine Lives of L.M. Montgomery, the musical celebrating the life and characters of the legendary author, will open for a second season. Making its Charlottetown début at the Carrefour Theatre, the reinvented show is described by producers as “more colourful and concise, and crackling with a new energy.”

Composer Leo Marchildon says a major reason for this increased
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Young Company ’09

Young Company ’09

The Charlottetown Festival has launched the newest Confederation Centre Young Company production, Abegweit: The Soul of the Island on July 1. It is the latest production in the We Are Canadian series, and this year, it is all about PEI.

Fourteen Islanders take part in the production. The Young Company free performances are at noon Monday through Saturday until August 22.

Created by artistic
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Highland Storm Returns

Highland Storm Returns

by Peggy Miles

Highland Storm will return to the College of Piping in Summerside showcasing a larger, louder, and livelier production. The show will weave together music and dance and will be performed in the College’s amphitheatre all summer long.

The production will include close to 30 performers made up of drummers, pipers and dancers. The house band features the well known local talent of Roy
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The Apprentice

The Apprentice
Profile: Brittany Banks

by Jane Ledwell

If you’d asked me a year ago, I definitely didn’t see myself at UPEI,” says Brittany Banks, a dancer and singer already well-known to Island musical theatre audiences even though she has just completed her first year of studying music at the university. “I saw myself AWAY,” she admits.

“UPEI was the choice I made after I really, really considered my
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A Heart for History

A Heart for History
Profile: Diane Barnes

by Jane Ledwell

Walk into School Street House, the guest home that writer and historical sleuth Diane Barnes runs with her husband Tom, and be transported back in time by furniture, organs, radios, and decor that could have furnished the home of a beloved great aunt. Diane hopes for guests who “have a heart for the place,” and a “heart for history.” She says, “It feels like
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Some Upcoming Events

Pink Floyd tribute at Harbourfront

November 2
Harbourfront Theatre PIGS: Canada’s Pink Floyd will come to Harbourfront Theatre in Sum [ ... ]

Down With Demon Rum

September 30
The Haviland Club Down With Demon Rum: Stories and Songs of Rum Running on Prince Edwar [ ... ]

Colette

October 15–25
City Cinema rating tba
Dir: Wash Westmoreland, UK, 111 min. Keira Knightley, Dominic  [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]