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Coffey Talk with Chip Coffey

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada, internationally recognized psychic and star of A&E [ ... ]

Fun in the City’s Greenspace

Every Wednesday from 12–1 pm in Rochford Square, Charlottetown, activities for all ages will be he [ ... ]

Cloggeroo

Cloggeroo
Island Folk Festival back for its 4th year

Cloggeroo is back for its 4th annual Island Folk Festival. Held every summer in the beautiful Eastern PEI town of Georgetown, Cloggeroo happens this year on the weekend of August 11–13. Musical acts include Elliott Brood, The Devin Cuddy Band, Alex Cuba, Old Man Leudecke, H’Sao, The Modern Grass, Little Barry Cooke and the Blue Devils, Keith Hallett,
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Alive theatre

Mrs. Warren's Profession

Review by Jane Ledwell

When my mother was in school, she learned French from books: reading, writing, and parsing without hearing or pronouncing the language. When I was in school, I learned plays and classical theatre on the page. I have read and studied (and even taught) more plays-as-text than I have seen performed. Before last night, the closest I ever came to
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Fun to watch

Barefoot in the Park

Review by Ann Thurlow 

One of the most fun things you can do at the theatre is watch an actor fully inhabit his role while at the same time giving a sly wink to the audience. Sure, he’s going to offer you the straight goods, but also knows his character is wacky and he doesn’t mind sharing the fact.

It takes a good actor to pull that off and, in Watermark Theatre’s
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Savour the flavours

Glenda’s Kitchen

Review by Doug Gallant

Performed by
Glenda Landry, Hank Stinson, Julain Molnar, Marlane O’Brien, Cameron MacDuffee

Directed by
Wade Lynch

Written by
Adam Brazier, Hank Stinson, Wade Lynch and Glenda Landry

Supported by
Scott Christian (musical director/arranger), Karen Graves (string section), Ron Gorveatt (sound/lighting), Bonnie Deakin (costumes), Corey Sincennes (sets) and
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All the buzz

The Birds and the Bees

Review by Cassandra Bernard

Recently, I had the pleasure of seeing one of the summer’s most talked about performances, The Birds and the Bees, performed at the Victoria Playhouse in Victoria by the Sea. The story touches on every aspect of “the birds and the bees” in a playful and light-hearted tone. 

Though it was a simple set—a view of the upstairs in a farmhouse
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The heart and soul of Abegweit

Searching for Abegweit: The Island Songs and Stories of Lennie Gallant

Review by Ivy Wigmore

Performed by
Lennie Gallant (stories, vocals, guitar), Jonathan Gallant (vocals and percussion) Jeremy Gallant (piano), Sean Kemp (fiddle), Patricia Richard (vocals, multiple instruments)

Directed by
Jac Gautreau 

Written by
Lennie Gallant

Supported by
Chris Knox (audio), Chris Perry (lighting) and
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Hangin' with Mrs. Cooper

The Tomorrow Box

Review by Sean McQuaid 

Performed by
Kelly Caseley (Lisa Graham), Sherri-Lee Darrach (Alice Cooper), Alison Hart (Maureen Cooper), Nils Ling (Jack Cooper), Tim Wartman (Joe Cooper)

Directed by 
Keir Malone 

Written by 
Anne Chislett 

Head Carpenter/Set Design/Stage Manager 
Sarah Emily Bruce 

The Story 
In this 1980 play returning to the
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Highland Storms Summerside

Highland Storm 2017: The Journey

Review by Jan Cox

Highland Storm 2017: The Journey opened recently in Summerside at The College of Piping. Directed by Ryan MacNeil and choreographed by Marielle Lesperance and Samantha MacKay, Highland Storm delivers on its promise to bring an exciting showcase of the College's disciplines and an entertaining package for all ages.

The cast of pipers, drummers,
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Some Upcoming Events

Summer Recital Series Returns

Tuesdays at St. Simon & St. Jude’s Church, Tignish
Wednesdays at St. Dunstan's Bas [ ... ]

Our Roots Are Showing

Kings Playhouse 2017 season Select dates
Kings Playhouse The Kings Playhouse in Georgetown has anno [ ... ]

Gary Chipman’s Tribute to Don Messer

August 6
Harbourfront Theatre Harbourfront Theatre welcomes Gary Chipman and friends as they pay tri [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Best medicine

Profile: Raymond Arsenault by Jane Ledwell "I really believe that saying, ‘Laughter is the best  [ ... ]

Building Brighter Futures Campaign

PEI Family Violence Prevention Services (PEI FVPS) launched a Building Brighter Futures Campaign ear [ ... ]

Libraries end overdue fines for children...

Island families will no longer have to pay fines on overdue children’s materials beginning June 1. [ ... ]