Betty’s Song

Singer-songwriter Ashley Condon shares her mother’s story

Confederation Centre of the Arts is preparing for The 2022 Charlottetown Festival, which includes the funny and heartfelt show Betty’s Song.  Be...

Lung story short

LUNGS

Watermark Theatre - April 21, 2022 English playwright Duncan Macmillan’s 2011 two-hander Lungs flies by in a fleeting 80 minutes, yet it spans a ...

Popular demand

Two returning shows plus something new for summer 2022 at Harmony House

Summer 2022 programming at Harmony House in Hunter River includes the return of the hit shows Inside American Pie and The Island Summer Review, as wel...

Coming to Victoria Playhouse

Two theatre productions on stage this summer

The 2022 Victoria Playhouse Festival will welcome patrons back to the theatre in Victoria-by-the-sea this summer with two theatre productions.  Beyo...

Under the Spire rebrands

Indian River Festival rebrands for 2022 season

As announced in the fall, the Indian River Festival Board of Directors decided to embark on a brand refresh, including updates to the organization’s...

Festival of Small Halls

Twenty-one shows from Skinner’s Pond to Souris—June 10 to 19

The PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls, a traditional music, dance and storytelling festival, returns to rural communities across PEI from June 10–1...

New Anne cast

Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™ back on the Mainstage

Confederation Centre of the Arts recently announced the latest actor taking on the legacy of PEI’s iconic redhead in Anne of Green Gables–The Musi...

Jay Gallant

In the zone

For more than 15 years, Jay Gallant has been sharing parts of his story to help create safer and braver spaces across PEI for gender diverse folks. He...

Year-round theatre

Watermark to produce and present in every season

Watermark Theatre in North Rustico is embarking on a new initiative to produce and present theatre in every season of the year. The Theatre will pr...

Harbourfront Theatre celebrates 25 years

Performances continue at Harbourfront Theatre as part of their 25th anniversary celebrations. “From death-defying acrobatics to ballet to classic r...

Last Call

Debut stand-up comedy album by Dan Hendricken

Stand-up comedian Dan Hendricken released his debut comedy album Last Call on Comedy Records in November. The album was recorded live at Trailside Mus...

Voices for the Season

Advancing Event Company launches its first event

Newcomer-owned Advancing Event Company in Summerside will launch its first event, Voices for the Season, at the College of Piping Celtic Performing Ar...

2022 Summer Festival

Theatre, musical theatre and music in the line-up

The 2022 Guild Summer Festival will include a Mainstage Series, the East Coast Celebration Series, and The Guild Music Theatre School Summer Series. T...

Anne of Green Gables

Musical will return for The 2022 Charlottetown Festival

PEI’s famous redhead will return to the Confederation Centre of the Arts in June, marking the first time the show will be staged since 2019. Anne o...

Charlottetown Festival

Tell Tale Harbour world premiere to headline 2022 season

The 2022 Charlottetown Festival lineup at Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown will feature stories of resilience, community, and strengt...

Anne of Green Gables is Back

World-famous musical will return for the 2022 Charlottetown Festival

After a two-year hiatus, PEI’s most iconic redhead is returning to the Confederation Centre of the Arts stage. Anne of Green Gables--The Musical...

Rice-capades

Cottagers & Indians

A long time ago in a province far, far away, I spent nearly a year living and working on a remote northern First Nations reserve. It was an eye-openin...

Box to the Future

Old Stock: a Refugee Love Story

Remember Certs? Sporting dueling designations as a breath mint and a candy mint, their “two mints in one” slogan endured for decades. That old lin...

Astounding Feets

Island Fringe Festival 2021: Inner Urban Ecosystem/Kings and Queens

Dance shows are often part of the Island Fringe Festival slate, but this year they make up a whole third of the schedule: two of the six shows are dan...

Solo Flights

Island Fringe Festival 2021: Cowardice/Head War

The Island Fringe Festival typically includes solo productions, and this year it has two: one-woman show Head War (written and performed by poet Sadie...

Playing Dead

Island Fringe Festival 2021: Deenie’s Exit/Playground

Island Fringe Festival entries often go small, partly for reasons of logistics like financing and travel. This means many shows featuring one or two p...

Street Fusion

Free noontime and evening performances in August

Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown will host Street Fusion in August, its second free show presented in the Centre’s amphitheatre thi...

Johnny & June

Charlottetown, Summerside and Georgetown

Experience the stories and songs of country music’s classic romance between June Carter and Johnny Cash in Kitbag Theatre’s newest original produc...

Farmgate Theatre

Inaugural season for rural venue in Bonshaw

Farmgate Theatre will launch its inaugural season at Finally Farm in Bonshaw, with a special concert featuring Dave Gunning on September 10 and The Ro...

A tale for our times

Cottagers and Indians explores real life events

Cottagers and Indians by Drew Hayden Taylor will be on stage at North Rustico’s Watermark Theatre this summer with performances from September 8 to ...

Theatre Performance Program

Havenwood Studios will offer a new Theatre Performance Program (TPP) in Charlottetown this fall. Established theatre professionals Lisa MacNeil and Kr...

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...

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