12 Angry Women

12 Angry Women is sort of a courtroom drama, but without the courtroom. It’s what happens after all the theatrics of a week of testimony. But it’s...

Tell Us a Good One

This April, Island comedian Patrick Ledwell will be holding a two-night session called “Tell Us a Good One,” at Harmony House Theatre, Hunter Rive...

Where You Are

Victoria Playhouse will produce Kristen Da Silva’s new play Where You Are as part of its 2019 Festival Season. Canada’s most produced playwright, ...

Relaxed performances at the Centre

With the support of the Autism Society of PEI, the Confederation Centre is working with its Charlottetown Festival production team to make two perform...

Spring offerings at Kings Playhouse

Whether March goes out like a lamb or lion, the Kings Playhouse in Georgetown is prepared to send it out with a dance performance, and enter April wit...

Kronborg—the Hamlet Rock Musical

“To be or not to be” is the most famous question in all of drama. And it is this question that Kronborg—the Hamlet Rock Musical, like the Shakes...

Sadie off the Rails

Young at Heart Theatre has announced the casting for Sadie Off the Rails, written by Diane Barnes and Wade Lynch, with musical arrangements by Don Fra...

Cast in place

Watermark Theatre’s 2019 Acting Company will include two local PEI actors, two actors from Halifax, and two from Toronto. Cornwall born and Emyvale ...

7 Stories

Your old-timey observer’s been at this reviewing racket long enough that I inevitably cover certain plays more than once – and Morris Panych’s s...

Sadie Off The Rails

Currently in its 15th season, Young at Heart Theatre will present this year’s touring show, Sadie Off The Rails, a musical trip in one act. This mus...

Salt-Water Moon

This summer The Guild in Charlottetown presents one of Canada’s most celebrated pieces of theatre, Salt-Water Moon by David French. It’s a splend...

Theatre Festival 2019

PEI will mark the 58th celebration of World Theatre Day on March 30 at the Carrefour in Charlottetown with the annual Community Theatre Festival. PEI...

Coppélia

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen returns to Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside April 7 for a Sunday matinee performance of Coppélia. Since 1992, Ballet Jö...

Chute Libre

A combination of circus, dance, and physical theatre, Chute Libre comes to Sobeys LIVE @ the Centre! for a pay-what-you-will performance at Homburg Th...

Changes at Victoria Playhouse

The Board of Directors of the Victoria Playhouse has announced that Emily Smith has been hired as the Executive Director and Susan Williams Bulman wil...

Alien ballet

Creators of a new ballet hope to tell the story of immigration in a way an ordinary conference can’t—through the power of dance. Atlantic Ballet C...

Indian River Festival: 2019 season

The Indian River Festival, now in it’s 24th year, presents folk, jazz, blues, roots, classical, choral, traditional and contemporary music presented...

Jury chosen

The dozen parts in 12 Angry Women have been cast, and rehearsals got under way in late February. This is a production of ACT (a community theatre), di...

Victoria Playhouse

The Victoria Playhouse will open its 38th season on June 28 with the new Canadian comedy Where You Are. The latest play by Kristen Da Silva is a heart...

This Year’s Anne

Artistic Director of Confederation Centre of the Arts Adam Brazier has announced that Emma Rudy will become the 19th actor to play Anne Shirley in Ann...

Grace Kimpinski

Grace Kimpinski has produced or co-produced a theatre show every few months for almost five years—but this year, she’s preparing for ten shows in ...

PEI director

Watermark Theatre has announced that Charlotte Gowdy will direct Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley in their 2019 summer season. Born and raised on t...

PEI Arts Grants

PEI Arts Grants for 2019 were recently announced. They are: Megan Stewart—To create the 2019 River Clyde Pageant with co-director Ker Wells; Arie...

Shining the light

In early November a water pipe burst behind the costume room of Spotlight School of Arts Inc. in Summerside. Most of the costumes used by the school w...

What we need

Stellar performers David Weale, Alan Buchanan, Gary Evans and Dennis King would agree that nobody can really pinpoint what exactly accounted for the h...

An Improvised Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens’ classic 1843 novella A Christmas Carol has been reprinted, adapted, imitated and lampooned endlessly, so coming up with a new spin ...

Four One-Act Comedies Did by Rob MacDonald

Ye olde reviewer last visited The Guild to watch a musical based on an Anne of Green Gables novel, so it neatly bookends the month to be back there a ...

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