Review: Into the Den

Personal Trainor

Accomplished PEI stage and screen veteran Dennis Trainor is a longtime ensemble contributor who is seldom billed as a solo star. A far fuller picture ...

Review: Popalopalots

Improv comedy at its finest

If you’re in the mood for highly energetic, side-splitting improv comedy, you won’t find a better performance in town than the Popalopalots. The p...

Review: 12 Angry Women

Fiercer by the Dozen

Reginald Rose’s 12 Angry Men started life as a 1954 TV special. It’s been reworked in a host of stage and screen incarnations since then, but TV...

Everybody loves Anne

Right after I finished reading Anne of Green Gables I started watching the show Russian Doll on Netflix. It’s about a red-headed, fast-talking New Y...

John Cleese

I was 17 when Monty Python’s Flying Circus first introduced the world to John Cleese. In the ensuing years I have followed his career with great ...

Review: PEI Symphony Orchestra

Climb every mountain

The PEI Symphony Orchestra brought its 51st season to conclusion spectacularly on April 14, presenting “The World of Mahler 3” under the direction...

7 Stories

Magnificent Seven

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...

Review: PEI Symphony Orchestra

Perhaps I should preface this review, perhaps I should preface every review, with a disclaimer: I am no music expert. I’m not what PEISO violinist M...

Anne of Green Gables: The Book

I didn’t know until I read Lucy Maud Montgomery’s biography last year that Anne of Green Gables was her first published book. I also didn’t know...

An Improvised Christmas Carol

Yule Be Amazed

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

We Was Robbed 

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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