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...

Tuesdays & Sundays

Millman-Tuplin tragedy gets the spotlight—Nov 11 to 15

Kitbag Theatre presents Tuesdays & Sundays, a play based on the true story of William Millman and Mary Tuplin, and the tragedy that shook the comm...

New GM of Theatre

Andrea Surich takes new position at Confederation Centre

Over the next few months, Andrea Surich will be sharing her time between Watermark Theatre in North Rustico and Confederation Centre of the Arts (CCOA...

High-End Bootleg

New comedy recording by Justin Shaw

High-End Bootleg is a bootleg recording of An Evening of Comedy with Justin Shaw on January 4th, 2020 at Bar1911 as part of their After Hours Series. ...

Set in the Sun

CIBC Confed Centre Presents

An open-air concert series will take root in the Confederation Centre’s outdoor amphitheatre in Charlottetown. Set in the Sun will showcase a differ...

Review: Ebb & Flow

Our History Redressed

Ebb and Flow: Tides of Settlement on PEI is momentous as it reveals and celebrates the art of generations of Islanders historically erased from instit...

Tell Tale Harbour

The Charlottetown Festival Announces Development of New Musical with Alan Doyle

Confederation Centre CEO Steve Bellamy, Artistic Director Adam Brazier, GM of Theatre Dean Constable, and Canadian icon Alan Doyle, made a special ann...

Set builder

Garnett Gallant volunteers for ACT’s Noises Off

ACT will present the outrageous comedy Noises Off at Florence Simmons Performance Hall  in April. The set for Noises Off, by Michael Frayn, is a majo...

Charlottetown Festival cast selections

Revealing players for 2020 season

Artistic Director Adam Brazier has revealed select casting for The 2020 Charlottetown Festival, including the leads for Anne of Green Gables—The Mus...

Gracie returns

Gracie Finley in The Trip to Bountiful and The Mousetrap at Watermark Theatre

Watermark Theatre’s Artistic Director Robert Tsonos and General Manager Andrea Surich have announced the 2020 Summer Season, featuring PEI’s Graci...

It’s the holidays

Family-friendly shows in December in Summerside

Harbourfront Theatre’s December line-up features shows for all ages. At the start of the month, Fandango Musical Players present Stephen Sondheim...

Welcome back

Island Reviews return for Christmas and summer of 2020

At Harmony House Theatre, guests often say that they feel right at home, as soon as they cross through the doors. For Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines,...

Review: Doubt

Second chances

The best and worst part of live theatre is how fleeting it all is. Every single performance is a one-time-only, one-of-a-kind entity all its own; and ...

Review: At the Dog Leg Turn of the Road

Out of the past

My late, great grandfather Charles MacDonald – family man, checkers champ, covert dog fancier – was a World War II combat veteran. I don’t remem...

Review: Punch Up

Underground Comedy

PEI’s fringe theatre imports often consist primarily of whatever lands in the Island Fringe Festival each summer; but new local company Desert Islan...

Review: The Shame of the Meek

The Shame of the Meek is a deceptively simple show, yet also oddly complex. It’s simple structurally and conceptually – it’s a show about unwed ...

To the Power of Five

Play about PEI’s 1993 Women in Politics now online

The stage performance, To the Power of Five: 1993 PEI Women in Politics, can now be viewed online. The play, through story and song, depicts the one a...

Marti Hopson

Finding a home

Marti Hopson of Wheatley River counts her role as president of the board for ACT (a community theatre), in its 25th anniversary year, as one of her fi...

Ready to celebrate

ACT (a community theatre) will be 25 years old in 2020

The party hasn’t started yet but members of PEI theatre group, ACT (a community theatre), are already looking to 2020—the 25th anniversary. ACT...

Doubt: A Parable

Sandstone Productions presents play at Watermark in November

Decades of predatory behavior. Traumatized victims. Re-location of suspected abusers to avoid scandal. A society willing to turn a blind eye out of fe...

Fall to spring

Harbourfront Theatre line-up announced for October through April

Harbourfront Theatre has published its fall 2019 to spring 2020 line-up this month with shows announced from October through April. “We have a lot ...

Ready for 2020

Confed Centre announces Charlottetown Festival season

Artistic Director Adam Brazier has revealed the playbill for The 2020 Charlottetown Festival at the Confederation Centre in Charlottetown. “For ma...

Punch Up

Fringe-winning comedy at Watermark and The Guild

The Funniest Man Alive tries to help the Most Pathetic Guy Ever make the Saddest Girl in the World laugh. That sounds like the beginning of a great jo...

Feast Dinner Theatre: Baby It’s Cold Outside

New production written by Feast veteran Aaron Ellis

Feast Dinner Theatre’s latest Christmas production, Baby It’s Cold Outside, written by Feast veteran Aaron Ellis, is about a journalist trying to ...

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