The Voices of Resilience

by Mi’kmaq Heritage Actors

The Voices of Resilience is written and performed by the Mi’kmaq Heritage Actors in association with L’Nuey. The show will teach the history of th...

Review: Inside American Pie

“A deep dive into it all.” What a fantastic way to start, this quote by Mike Ross, says it all about his new show Inside American Pie that is run...

Review: The Gin Game

“Oh boy, cards! The paper rectangles old people think are fun!” —Luz Noceda, The Owl House Often the odd man out in my extended family, I di...

Review: Off The Grid

As a COVID-haunted world emerges haltingly from hiding, mixed feelings loom: excitement over resumption of quasi-normal life, anxiety over the risks t...

Review: Dear Rita

Rita MacNeil’s music never drifted my way when I was a child. I didn’t know her, but was still foolish enough and insensitive enough to make the s...

Review: Pleasureville

Pleasureville is a contemporary theatre sit-com which examines gender identity and intersectional feminism. Cast with relatable characters, Leah Bowma...

Review: The Good Time Radio Variety Show

There was a time when radio was our source for virtually everything. From the 1920s through the 1950s we tuned into local radio stations by the millio...

Ireland meets Scotland

Ireland Meets Scotland will return this summer at PEI Preserve Company in New Glasgow. On Tuesday evenings from July 13 to August 17, patrons will enj...

Together At Last

Music series at the Delta Prince Edward this summer

The Together At Last Festival will showcase female icons of the 20th century in three shows premiering July 15 at the Delta Prince Edward by Mariott i...

La Veillée au Village

Dinner theatre with a side of comedy and music

Inspired by funny stories and local characters, Albert Arsenault and his sister Hélène Bergeron set to work this spring to create a series of comedy...

Interview with a ham pair

Ann Thurlow’s Q & A with Ledwell and Haines

It has been a tough year for everyone, including comedians and musicians. Where do you find the humour —and the joy—in a pandemic? Well, you turn ...

Songs for a Small Planet

Concert at Watermark presented by Island women

Songs for a Small Planet will be staged August 8 at 7:30 pm at Watermark Theatre in North Rustico. Themes of environment, social justice, self-care, ...

Refugee love story

Ben Caplan stars in Hannah Moscovitch’s witty, dark folk tale

Making its Island premiere this summer is the internationally-acclaimed, OLD STOCK: A Refugee Love Story, presented by Nova Scotia’s 2b Theatre Comp...

Island Fringe Festival

Unconventional theatre and performances—July 28 to Aug 1

Entering its 10th year, Island Fringe Festival has become an Island staple, bringing innovative, accessible, unconventional shows to PEI every summer....

Midnight Baby

Justin Shaw’s comedy at Harmony House—June 25

Justin Shaw’s Midnight Baby will be on stage June 25 at Harmony House in Hunter River. The one-person comedy, written and performed by Island story...

Rainbow Brunch

Kings Playhouse—June 26

Georgetown’s Kings Playhouse will host their first all-ages Rainbow Brunch on June 26. Hosted by Drag Queen Lizzy Strange, the event will feature l...

Island Summer Review

Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines are back in Hunter River

What’s the inspiration behind The Island Summer Review? Show creators and performers Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines hope that, once they enter the ...

Manifest Jeunesse 2.0

Youth performing and visual arts exhibition returns—June 8

ManiFest Jeunesse, a youth performing arts production and visual arts exhibition, is back for its second edition. Premiering via Facebook on June 8 at...

Island Fringe Festival

Alternative indie theatre planned for mid-summer

Celebrating independent and alternative theatre in downtown Charlottetown, the Island Fringe Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. ...

Be happy for a while

Harmony House announces shows for summer season

The summer season at Harmony House in Hunter River will showcase a new concert, Inside American Pie, running alongside The Island Summer Review, as we...

Dear Rita cast

World premiere will feature six actor-musicians

This summer will mark the world premiere of Dear Rita  at The Charlottetown Festival. The show celebrates the life, tenacity, and musical legacy of t...

Directors and leads

Roster announced for summer shows in North Rustico

Watermark Theatre has announced the directors and lead actors for their summer season in North Rustico. The Gin Game, winner of the 1978 Pulitzer Priz...

Between Breaths

Play inspired by the true story of Dr. Jon Lien

The Charlottetown Festival returns June 3 at Confederation Centre of the Arts with the Island premiere of Between Breaths, presented by Artistic Fraud...

Summer by the sea

Two theatre shows playing in Victoria this season

Victoria Playhouse in Victoria-by-the-sea will return this season with two funny and entertaining shows—Off The Grid by John Spurway and The Good Ti...

New AD at The Guild

Geordie Brown was recently appointed as the new Artistic Director (AD) of The Guild’s Summer Festival. Brown has a long list of credits as a perform...

Trois spectacle pour l’éte

French dinner theatre returns this summer

French-language dinner theatre will return to Mont-Carmel this summer thanks to Paul D. Gallant, the director of La Cuisine à Mémé dinner theatre s...

Summer Festival

The Guild | Shows announced for 2021 season in Charlottetown

Artistic Director Georgie Brown and CEO Alanna Jankov recently announced the lineup for The Guild Summer Festival in Charlottetown. Running from June ...

Justin Shaw’s Midnight Baby

One-person comedy at Kings Playhouse—June 4

Desert Island Theatre Company will bring the one-person comedy Midnight Baby by Justin Shaw to Kings Playhouse in Georgetown on June 4. Midnight Baby...

Charlottetown Festival

Confederation Centre of the Arts

The Charlottetown Festival returns with three musicals on the Mainstage at Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown: Dear Rita, Between Breat...

All local lineup

Indian River Festival | 25th anniversay celebrates exclusively Island artists

Music returns to Historic St. Mary’s in Indian River this summer for the 25th anniversary of the Indian River Festival (IRF). The Festival showcases...

Review: Good Girl

Post Modern Cabaret

Good Girl Trailside Music Hall April 20 In two lavish sets of music and monologue, Melissa MacKenzie gives a courageous  performance of her story ...

Kitbag Theatre Company

New PEI company makes “theatre you can carry with you”

PEI’s newest theatre company, Kitbag Theatre, is co-founded by Island theatre professionals Jacob Hemphill, Melissa MacKenzie and Rebecca Parent. Th...

Piping hot summer

Three new shows to enjoy in Summerside this year

The College of Piping’s Celtic Performing Arts Centre in Summerside will stage three new shows this summer—Pendy’s Pub, Richard Wood: Through th...

Watermark season

Lineup for the summer features theatre, comedy and music

Watermark Theatre in North Rustico announced their 2021 summer season with a lineup that includes an outdoor performance of Mi’kmaq Legends by the M...

Community Theatre Fest

ACT’s annual presentation at The Fox and Crow—Apr 24

ACT’s annual Community Theatre Festival will return April 24 at UPEI’s The Fox and Crow in Charlottetown. The Festival will look a little differe...

Keeping Busy

When Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore played at Charlottetown’s Market Hall in 1885, nobody could have imagined that 136 years later it woul...

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