Drawing power

The Drawer Boy

Watermark Theatre - Aug 12, 2022 Watermark Theatre artistic director Robert Tsonos is clearly having fun. Doing the pre-show introductory spiel at ...

A Voice from the past

Hey Viola!

The Mack - Aug 8, 2022 The Charlottetown Festival has a long history with jukebox musicals, plays that bundle preexisting popular songs together. O...

Meet Krystle Dos Santos

Starring as Viola Desmond in Hey Viola! at The Mack

Vancouver songstress and performer Krystle Dos Santos, with the support of Steve Charles on bass and Alex Ward on piano, brings the life of Viola Desm...

Dancing with death

Open Mic, Open Casket

Victoria Playhouse, Victoria July 19, 2022 Truth truly can be stranger than fiction. And when you find yourself in a situation where that happens ...

An interview with Rahul Gandhi

Playing the role of Miles in The Drawer Boy at Watermark Theatre

Montreal-based actor Rahul Gandhi returns to PEI for the second time this year—this time to play the role of Miles in The Drawer Boy at Watermark T...

Tragedy made fun

Educating Rita

Watermark Theatre - July 15, 2022 Best PEI theatre summer ever? As of mid-July, I’ve seen three deeply disparate shows at three different venues...

A great night out

Tell Tale Harbour

Charlottetown Festival, Confederation Centre - June 29, 2022 Hopes aplenty are pinned on Tell Tale Harbour, both the fictional East Coast town and ...

Ship-wracked

Beyond the Sea

Victoria Playhouse - July 2, 2022 Fusty old fuddy-duddy that I am, I’m seldom the hippest hepcat regarding the quirks of modern slang; but I have...

A Kind of Magic

Craig Fair and Trailside present theatrical Queen concert

Craig Fair Music Productions and Trailside Music Hall will present their first co-production, A Kind of Magic... A Night of Queen! this August in Char...

DiverseCity Festival continues

Alberton, Abram-Village, Summerside and Montague

The DiverseCity Festival, PEI’s celebration of Canadian multiculturalism and inclusion, and a project of the Immigration & Refugee Services Asso...

Leaping back onto the stage

The full cast announced for Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™

Prince Edward Islands’s iconic redhead is back with a talented cast of performers from across Canada. Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™ at The C...

Inside American Pie

Returning to Harmony House after sell-out success last summer

Harmony House is bringing the magic of Inside American Pie for its second straight summer. A concert-documentary built around the iconic Don MacLean s...

Summer at Harbourfront Theatre

A bit of everything for 2022 season

With a mix of hand-picked presentations in their Harbourfront Presents series, and a string of popular touring acts renting their stage, Harbourfront ...

Theatre by the sea

Four stage productions at Victoria Playhouse throughout the summer

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

The Charlottetown Festival

2022 productions celebrate Atlantic Canada

The 2022 Charlottetown Festival at Confederation Centre of the Arts includes productions across the Centre’s three venues—Tell Tale Harbour, Anne ...

Ready to Roll

Festival faves, new faces and emerging artists

The 2022 season of Under the Spire Music Festival (USMF) at Historic St. Mary’s will feature over 20 concerts and community events, with the return ...

Anne & Gilbert

Musical finds a new home at Florence Simmons Performance Hall

Anne & Gilbert, The Musical started its run of 61 live performances in late May. The musical is the centrepiece production of the Island Theatre F...

River Clyde Pageant’s new Accessibility Action Plan 

The River Clyde Pageant has just released its first Accessibility Action Plan for 2022–2026 to ensure more people can participate in the annual rive...

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...

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...

A Christmas Carol

Review | By Sean McQuaid

Charles Dickens’ classic 1843 novella A Christmas Carol has many virtues, among them its near-infinite adaptability. Everyone from the Muppets to th...

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...

A small, dark gem

Tuesdays & Sundays

Tuesdays & Sundays is a theatrical sucker punch to the gut; a swift, sharp jab that knocks the wind out of you. A dense one-act play running just ...

History swings

Greetings: An Army Musician’s Message Home

Kings Playhouse, Georgetown It’s a long way to Tipperary (or so the old song goes), and lately it’s felt like an even longer way to Georgetown....

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...

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