Tag: Comedy

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...

Know Your Audience

Dennis Trainor embarks on Countryside Tour

Interviewer Dennis Trainor: Hello Dennis. I must admit, I didn’t expect to talk with you again so soon. Dennis Trainor: What do you mean? We chat a...

Spinning Yarns

Q & A with show creator Stephen Guy-McGrath

This summer the Charlottetown Festival presents Spinning Yarns at the Mack. Set in Newfoundland in the early 1980s, this play brings to life a world o...

Review: The Island Summer Review

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves, for they shall never cease to be amused. Who originally said that I cannot tell you, but I can tell you ...

Review: Culture Shock

3x2 = Funny

Lorne Elliott usually works alone. He’s not antisocial – the witty, wild-haired comedian/actor/writer/musician has dabbled in many collaborations ...

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 ...

Look Who’s Home

The Island Summer Review with Patrick and Mark

The Island Summer Review  is returning to the theatre at Harmony House in Hunter River, with its new edition. The show has become an annual traditi...

Review: 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 ...

Proof of concept

Jason Rogerson’s Boxcar Dan about to show at Upstreet

In 2009, hobo country comedy band Boxcar Dan and the Vagabond Strangers hit the skids in Charlottetown and left a mark. To celebrate a decade of dirty...

Boxcar Dan and the Vagabond Strangers

PEI’s only hobo country comedy band will soon be celebrating their 10th anniversary. What started out as making raunchy jokes with the boys in the k...

Review: 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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