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Bones, Broths, And Braising

PEI Certified Organic Producers Cooperative, in collaboration with Brad Doiron, whole animal butcher [ ... ]

Creative arts and dance classes

Soul Play Studios is a new studio offering a wide range of classes for kids and adults in the Callbe [ ... ]

Into the Woods Jr.

Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s fairytale comes to life in an adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical, Into the Woods Jr. presented by The Guild Music Theatre School. Into the Woods Jr. features Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk) and the Witch in this retelling of Brothers Grimm fables.

The musical centers on a baker and his wife, who wish to have a child;

Fresh Brewed Tales from the Coffee Bar

Fresh Brewed Tales from the Coffee Bar
A coffee date with Vagabond Productions

Are you a coffee addict? Then "Java Jive" down with Vagabond Productions between March 5–10 for their latest show, Fresh Brewed Tales from the Coffee Bar, by Henry Meyerson.

The show is a series of eleven short plays that showcase various situations that are only similar in one way — they all take place in a coffee shop. The scenes range from absurd to

Skin Flick

Skin Flick
ACT mounts Norm Foster play at Watermark Theatre

Keir Malone loves a theatrical challenge, whether he’s learning to fence for his role as Laertes in Hamlet—which ACT (a community theatre) mounted in 2015—or figuring out how to present a show to the PEI public with, shall we say, delicate subject matter.

This coming April, ACT will stage Skin Flick, a flirty farce by Canadian playwright Norm

On the Road

 On the Road
Cast announced for Dutch Mason blues musical

The world premiere of On the Road with Dutch Mason will open at The 2018 Charlottetown Festival at Confederation Centre on June 30, with Islander John Connolly in the role of Dutch Mason, Canada’s “Prime Minister of the Blues.”

After a slew of auditions this winter, Artistic Director Adam Brazier said it was a no-brainer to choose Connolly to play Dutch

Theatre Production Mentorships Program

CreativePEI is partnering with PEI theatres and festivals to offer the Theatre Production Mentorships Program again this year. The program helps emerging theatre production workers — in areas like stage management, lighting, sound, wardrobe and administration — get their first professional experience under the watchful eye of top industry mentors. Participating organizations are:

The Guild Presents: The PEI Pay-What-You Can Theatre Festival

The second annual The Guild Presents: The PEI Pay-What-You-Can Theatre Festival (PPTF)will offer Islanders another evening of short comedies by David Ives, family-friendly lunchtime improv, and a duo of interactive play readings. The 2018 PPTF will be on stage at the The Guild from February 23 through March 3. 

The cast and creative team includes Adam Brazier,

Jesse Inman resigns as CEO of Confederation Centre

Jesse Inman resigns as CEO of Confederation Centre

Confederation Centre of the Arts has announced that CEO Jessie Inman is resigning to pursue educational opportunities and spend more time with family.

“It has been a real pleasure and honour to be CEO at the Centre and this has been a very difficult decision,” says Inman. She goes on to say, “We have such wonderful dedicated staff and I’ve enjoyed leading the organization and working with

Call for submissions at Watermark Theatre

Watermark Theatre Mentorship Project continues to train young theatre artists headed for careers in the theatre. This season, experienced professionals will train interns in the following departments: stage management, scenic art/properties, wardrobe, carpentry/tech, and arts administration.

Five internships are available in: Stage Management or Carpentry/ Tech or Wardrobe or Props/Scenic Art or

Spring Stars Concert

Spring Stars Concert

The Judy MacLean Dancers are busy preparing their dance routines at Birchwood Elementary School for the upcoming Spring Stars Concert in aid of the QEH. This will be the 9th Annual fundraising event with proceeds to the QEH/Eastlink Telethon which is held in late May. More concert details TBA. 

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New Gilbert Blythe

New Gilbert Blythe
J. J. Gerber is the latest actor to meet up with Anne

J. J. Gerber is the next actor to play Avonlea’s Gilbert Blythe in The 2018 Charlottetown Festival production of Anne of Green Gables: The Musical™.

“I grew up enjoying this story with my sister and Gilbert was always my favourite,” says Gerber. “When I heard that I would be getting a chance to play Gilbert I called her and we both couldn’t

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Some Upcoming Events

Wintertide Holiday Festival

November 24 & 25
Charlottetown Wintertide Holiday Festival begins November 23 with a Wintertide  [ ... ]

PEI Symphony Orchestra with guest David ...

November 25
Confederation Centre of the Arts Following the fiery season opener Exquisite Fires & [ ... ]

The Island Christmas Review

With Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines December 5–8
Harmony House Theatre Christmas gives us permis [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

9th UPEI Chancellor

Honourable Catherine Callbeck installed The Honourable Catherine Callbeck has been installed as the [ ... ]