Artistic Director Georgie Brown and CEO Alanna Jankov recently announced the lineup for The Guild Summer Festival in Charlottetown. Running from June through August, the Summer Festival will include a Mainstage Series, Celebration Series, and Children’s Series.
The Summer Festival Mainstage Series will feature Pleasureville by Ellen Denny, Singalong Jubilee—A Musical Tribute, and Tapestry: A Tribute to Carole King. Pay-what-you-can preview performances are available for all three productions.
The Celebration Series will showcase performances by The Serenades, Ava + Lily, Popalopalots Improv Comedy, Alicia Toner, Oshun Dance, Noah Malcolm, Vince The Messenger and Shane Pendergast.
The Children’s Series will feature Disney’s Aladdin Jr., Disney’s The Beauty & The Beast Jr., and The Guild Musical Theatre School Kids Ceilidh.
Pleasureville by Ellen Denny
June 26–July 23
The Guild has partnered with Pride PEI for the production of Pleasureville by Ellen Denny. Featuring one of the first non-binary roles in professional Canadian theatre, this modern comedy is bursting with heart as its characters learn to claim their power and their pleasure. Directed by Geordie Brown and starring Steph Hood, Rebecca McCauley and Charlotte Moore.
Singalong Jubilee—A Musical Tribute
July 10–August 10
A theatrical celebration of the music, the people and the stories of Singalong Jubilee, one of the most-watched television programs in Canadian history. Conceived and directed by Geordie Brown, this feel-good tribute will feature Julien Kitson, Charlotte Moore, Rebecca McCauley, Geordie Brown and Andrew Murray.
Tapestry: A Tribute to Carole King
July 30–August 14
2021 marks the 50th anniversary of Carole King’s album Tapestry. Conceived and directed by Geordie Brown, this concert-style tribute will take the audience through chart-topping songs including “I Feel The Earth Move,” “You’ve Got A Friend,” and “You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman.” Starring Steph Hood, Charlotte Moore, Rebecca McCauley, Geordie Brown, Julien Kitson and Andrew Murray.