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Speak–Easy Toastmasters

Speak–Easy Toastmasters meet the first and third Wednesday of the month from 6:00–8:15 pm a [ ... ]

Premiere Toastmasters Club

Gain confidence and learn new skills such as impromptu speaking, communication, and leadership skill [ ... ]

Matt Marr workshop

Matt Marr, a Los Angeles based dancer, teacher, actor and performer, will headline the 8th annual Holiday Dance Workshop, presented in Charlottetown on January 2.

Originally from New Brunswick, Matt has appeared on GLEE, The Voice, Todrick Hall’s Todrick MTV show, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Russell Peters Christmas Special, with Ellen Degerenes’ in her 2014 Oscar Trailer, and in the feature film Dancin’
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DuffleBag Theatre

DuffleBag Theatre
Family show comes to Georgetown and Summerside

Family-friendly theatrical company, DuffleBag Theatre, comes to the Island for two shows this December 30 performing at Harbourfront Theatre and King’s Playhouse. 

Since 1992, the self-proclaimed “nearly world-famous” theatre troupe has traveled the globe with their original adaptations of fairy tales and classic stories. Their trademark wit,
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Feast Dinner Theatre: Boot camp

Feast Dinner Theatre: Boot camp
Actors prepare for Twas the Night: Christmas in Kandahar

The latest Feast Dinner Theatre musical comedy is Twas the Night: Christmas in Kandahar. It extends the warmth of home to the heart of troops stationed overseas.

The production not only celebrates the milestone of 40 successful seasons for Feast Dinner Theatres but, coincides with the 100th anniversary of the First World War. “This is a
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Rainbow Valley

Un-Annie Valley

Review by Sean McQuaid 

When is an Anne of Green Gables story not an Anne story? When it’s writer/director Hank Stinson’s entirely Anne-free stage musical adaptation of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s 1919 novel Rainbow Valley

Granted, the novel itself isn’t steeped in Anne content. The fifth of LMM’s books featuring Anne Blythe (née Shirley), Rainbow Valley offers a
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Opportunity for women actors

ACT to produce 12 Angry Women in spring of 2019

Next spring ACT will be staging 12 Angry Women, which will feature thirteen female roles. The play is an adaptation by Reginald Rose and Sherman Sergel of Rose’s 12 Angry Men, which was a hugely popular film and stage production. It is gripping jury-room drama—set in a grubby and steamy courthouse in New York in the 1950s—about the ordinary
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Select casting announced

Select casting announced
Mamma Mia! and Kronborg—The Hamlet Rock Musical

Artistic Director Adam Brazier, on behalf of Confederation Centre of the Arts, has announced select casting for The 2019 Charlottetown Festival. Sponsored by CIBC, the Festival includes six productions and runs June 28 to September 28.

Rebecca Poff and Katie Kerr will star as mother and daughter Donna and Sophie in Mamma Mia!, a co-production with
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2019 Island Fringe Festival

Now taking applications

The 2019 Island Fringe Festival takes place August 1–4. As always, the Island Fringe is 100% site-specific, matching the unconventional shows that Fringe Festivals are famous for with equally unconventional venues. 

Applications are now open and it's free to apply. Visit islandfringe.com to fill out the Google form. Deadline is January 15, 2019 (6 pm
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New for next year

New for next year
Boeing Boeing and Crimes of the Heart

Watermark Theatre’s Artistic Director Robert Tsonos, and General Manager Andrea Surich have announced the 2019 Summer Season.

The season will include the farce Boeing Boeing by Marc Camoletti and the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley. The music series Classic Music Reignited returns for its 6th year, and the Watermark Play Reading
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Feast Dinner Theatre: Rallying support

Feast Dinner Theatre: Rallying support
The Brave and Broken “If I Take My Life” campaign 

Dennis MacKenzie, 34, is the founder of the non-profit organization called Brave and Broken, which is a support group that helps all veterans, their families and caregivers open up about any mental illness or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) they may be struggling with.

A campaign was recently released by MacKenzie and members of Brave
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Plays wanted for Community Theatre Festival 2019

Plays wanted for Community Theatre Festival 2019

The PEI Community Theatre Festival will be held at the Carrefour in Charlottetown on March 30, 2019, for the Island’s annual celebration of World Theatre Day.

The Community Theatre Festival is a showcase for community theatre—a chance for scores of actors and off-stage production volunteers to perform beyond their usual home audience, to rub shoulders with and learn from one another and get
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DuffleBag Theatre

Family show comes to Georgetown and Summerside December 30
Harbourfront Theatre & Kings Pla [ ... ]

An Improvised Christmas Carol

December 20
The Guild ACT (a community theatre) presents An Improvised Christmas Carol at The Guild  [ ... ]

The Old Man & the Gun

December 26–31
City Cinema PG, mature theme
Dir: David Lowery, US, 93 min. Robert Redford, Casey Af [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

9th UPEI Chancellor

Honourable Catherine Callbeck installed The Honourable Catherine Callbeck has been installed as the [ ... ]

18th Music PEI Week and Awards

Credit Unions of PEI returns as sponsor for events in January Music PEI has announced the return of [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: J. J. Steinfeld

Curated by Deirdre Kessler There Are Questions I Would Like to Ask How can you imagine gunfire and [ ... ]