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Christmas sequenced lights and music sho...

Gary’s Christmas sequenced lights and music show begins their 5th season in December at 19 Campbel [ ... ]

Suggest a guest

This month The Buzz resumes its Guest Book column in which we invite someone from our PEI community  [ ... ]

Watermark Theatre 2018 season

Dial “M” For Murder and A Moon For The Misbegotten

Watermark Theatre’s Artistic Director Robert Tsonos, and General Manager Andrea Surich have announced the 2018 Summer Season. The season will include the classic thriller Dial “M” For Murder by Frederick Knott and the powerful A Moon For The Misbegotten by Eugene O’Neill. The popular music series Classic Music Reignited returns once again,
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Theatre Festival 2018

Theatre Festival 2018
It’s time to start planning

Prince Edward Island’s annual celebration of World Theatre Day is the PEI Community Theatre Festival will be held March 17 at the Carrefour in Charlottetown. It will fill the Saturday afternoon with a play running every 45 minutes or so, with a social time between performances. Refreshments will be provided to the players. Performers will be given helpful adjudication.
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A love story

A love story
ACT presents The Shop Around the Corner

Preparations for ACT’s latest show, The Shop Around the Corner are under way. Matuschek & Co., the store and primary setting for the play, is under construction. Crew members are gathering props to fill the shop. Actors are learning their lines and choreography. Although the rehearsal process occurs over just a few months, it has actually taken years for
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A Passage to Bollywood

A Passage to Bollywood
Indian dance musical on stage at Homburg Theatre

A Passage to Bollywood will be performed in the Homburg Theatre at the Confederation Centre in Charlottetown on November 15 at 7:30 pm. It is the story of a young village boy who moves to the big city to follow his dream. The musical follows his journey and the relationships he builds with the woman of his dreams and the “Don” who takes him under
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Canadian Tire supports drama classes for kids

Canadian Tire supports drama classes for kids

Victoria Playhouse has teamed up with the Atlantic Academy of Performing Arts to offer drama classes for youth. The Charlottetown and Summerside Canadian Tire stores have come on board as sponsors of the program.

Instructor Sherri-Lee Darrach, of Atlantic Academy, has been involved in Theatre/Film/Animation and performance for over 20 years as an actor, creator, director, dancer, singer, producer,
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Holiday Spectacular

Auditions from Island community and family groups wanted

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Holiday Spectacular is a powerhouse festive event where our community is the star. All Island and family groups of performers are invited to audition and be a part of our Island’s holiday variety show. From dancing and singing to comedy and musical groups, they’re looking for it all. The
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Best Original Play award to Rory Starkman

Best Original Play award to Rory Starkman

PARC (Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre) has announced that Rory Starkman is the winner of its first annual award for Best Original Play by a PEI playwright at the Island Fringe Festival.

Rory’s first play, Just The Way It Is, a semi-autobiographical show about one person’s journey to discovering themselves outside of the gender binary, had its world premiere at the 2017 festival.

Rory is a
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Floor 27 reading

Floor 27 reading
New musical comedy workshop open to the public

At 2 pm on October 7, the team behind a new Canadian musical, Floor 27, will do their first public reading at The Guild and they want public feedback. Partnered with The Guild and Young at Heart Theatre, Catherine O’Brien has brought together a group of performers to bring Floor 27 to life.

When Catherine O’Brien, director, came across the script
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New ACT play

New ACT play
The Shop Around the Corner at The Guild in November

ACT (a community theatre) will present The Shop Around the Corner November 16 to 18 at The Guild in Charlottetown. Adapted from the classic Jimmy Stewart movie of the same name, this show brings all the charm and charisma of the golden age of cinema to the stage.

Matuschek & Co. is the shop in question, and is the saving grace for a small
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Watermark donates to AFC

Watermark Theatre has raised $1,617 through audience collections and company contributions for the Actors Fund Of Canada (AFC). Audience members of Barefoot in the Park on Aug 23 and Mrs. Warren’s Profession on August 24  donated to the organization. Cast, crew, administrators, and board directors at the theatre also contributed. The AFC is an expression of the community’s goodwill, helping
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Some Upcoming Events

World Premiere

PEISO presents Cantata for Canada 150 November 19
Homburg Theatre  As part of their 50th anniv [ ... ]

Novitiate

November 28–December 2
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, sexual content, disturbing content
Dir: Ma [ ... ]

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

November 24–27
City Cinema PG, language may offend
Dir: Alexandra Dean, US, 90 min. Mel Brooks, Dia [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Counting blessings

Profile: Adam Perry by Jane Ledwell By the time October arrives, Adam Perry’s seventeen-and-a-ha [ ... ]

Wapikoni: Cinema on Wheels

As part of Wapikoni Mobile’s first-ever coast-to-coast tour, Wapikoni: Cinema on Wheels will be st [ ... ]

Singsong

Profile: Kelsea McLean by Jane Ledwell Students at Morell High School where choral leader Kelsea M [ ... ]