Sailing Away with Sleeping Beauty

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 29th, 2:00 PM at the Harbourfront Theatre

Regular tickets: $15.00 (tax & fees included)
Children (12 and under) tickets: $8.00 (taxes & fees included)

SLEEPING BEAUTY
The King and Queen plan a huge party to celebrate the birth of the Princess Aurora. But when the Evil Fairy fails to receive an invitation to the birthday celebration, her curse changes everything!  Can they prevent the Princess from pricking her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel? Will the entire Kingdom fall asleep for a hundred years? Will it take a handsome Prince to wake them up or just a rubber chicken? Only DuffleBag Theatre knows for sure in their enchanting adaptation so come and play your part in the story to find out!

ABOUT DUFFLEBAG THEATRE
Since 1992, The “Nearly World-Famous” DuffleBag Theatre has traveled the globe with their original adaptations of fairy tales and classic stories. With wit and humour for all ages, DuffleBag creates theatrical magic by inviting up audience members as the stars of the show! The result is an exciting, interactive and unique experience for all. It’s no wonder DuffleBag performs over 600 shows annually, at theatres, schools and festivals across North America and beyond!

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Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse

Give the Gift of the Centre

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Holiday Giving just got more rewarding. With every 50 dollars in gift cards you buy you’ll get 10 Centre Bucks! Which means you save 10 dollars on your next Centre experience. And the best part? Your 10 Centre Bucks are redeemable at Confederation Centre for tickets, retail and arts education:

  • Charlottetown Festival  |  Valid for 2020 Charlottetown Festival tickets
  • LIVE @ The Centre | Valid for 2020 LIVE @ The Centre series
  • Showcase |  Redeemable at The Showcase Giftshop regular priced items   |  Not valid on books, CDs and consignment items
  • Arts Education |  Valid on 2020 programming

Buy Online or Visit the Box Office or The Showcase. Offer ends December 24, 2019.

*Centre Dollars have no monetary value and are not valid with any other offer or promotion. No copies or facsimiles will be accepted. Promotion ends Dec 24, 2019.

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Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse

An East Coast Christmas

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The Barra MacNeils bring their latest seasonal show to the Confederation Centre on Wednesday December 18 at 7:30 pm.  Tickets are on sale now at the Confederation Centre Box Office.

A traditional favourite, the Barra MacNeils’ An East Coast Christmas is a treat for the whole family.  The five siblings are known for their brilliant instrumentals, ringing harmonies and delightful flair for story-telling.  Their unique seasonal show is crafted each year to bring a special Celtic spin on traditional favourites and original east coast treasures with songs, stories and dance. Their stunning rendition of O Holy Night is just one of the many highlights that brings audiences to their feet.  Fans can also look forward to gems like Ave Maria, Christmas in Killarney, and Auld Lang Syneamong an array of originals and seasonal delights.

Hailing from Sydney Mines, Cape Breton Island, they are deeply rooted in Celtic music, culture, dance, language and history.  Their numerous critically acclaimed recordings have included their own original songs as well as tried and true standards, both instrumental and vocal.

The Barra MacNeils live concert experience is family entertainment at its highest level, leaving memories that will last beyond the season for a lifetime.

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Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse

Farm Girl (Down a Dirt Road 1941)

LITHUANIAN JOURNAL

FARM GIRL

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Here is something I have writen about my mother. It’s not about theater or PEI, but it is about farming.

Ed Staskus, editor, PEI Theatre

Click here to read the story: https://147stanleystreet.com/2019/12/05/farm-girl/

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Click here to see more writing between fiction and non-fiction by Ed Staskus

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Call for Submissions

Deadline for Call for Submissions

December 20, 2019 at 5:00pm at The Guild

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The Programming Committee is currently seeking submissions for 2020 from, but not limited to: emerging artists; mid-career artists; established and senior artists; artists of diverse backgrounds; artist populations that have been generally underserved; and community groups.

As a cultural venue with its mandate for promotion and support for Island artists, the Guild’s Board of Directors have given clear direction for Island artists to be awarded first consideration.

All exhibitions will run for approximately 2 weeks from February through June.

Each artist can submit up to 5 works, in ONE of the following ways:

CD (up to 2 images per work, no more than 10 images total)
DVD (no more than 5 minutes total)
Binder portfolio (please indicate if you need it returned)
Online portfolio
Other materials required:

Artist Resume
Statement of Intent / Exhibition Proposal
Submissions can be submitted to:

Gallery @ The Guild Programming Committee
115 Richmond St.
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 1H9

For additional information, please email events@theguildpei.com.

The deadline for submissions is December 20, 2019. Only artists accepted into the 2020 Gallery Season will be contacted.

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Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse

See the Symons

Symons Medal Presentation 2019 Now Available Online

Senator Murray Sinclair Received the 19th Symons Medal on November 1, 2019

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Last month at Confederation Centre of the Arts, Canadian Senator, the Honourable Murray Sinclair received the 2019 Symons Medal for exceptional contribution to Canadian life.

Before a full house in the Homburg Theatre and webcast live across the country, Senator Sinclair received the medal and delivered his thoughtful lecture Confederation: We Could Have Done Better. Now, the medal presentation and lecture is available online in its entirety.

The presentation includes: an opening performance from the Confederation Centre Youth Chorus; words of welcome from the Honourable Premier of Prince Edward Island, Dennis King; response from fellow Senator, the Honourable Brian Francis, also from P.E.I.; and a Q+A segment with the audience. YouTube links to the archived video are available in English and French.

Senator Sinclair served the justice system in Manitoba for over 25 years and was the second Indigenous Judge to be appointed in Canada and the first Indigenous Judge in Manitoba. He also served as Chief Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in Canada. As Chair of the TRC, he participated in hundreds of hearings across Canada, culminating in the issuance of the TRC’s report in 2015.

Senator Sinclair was the 19th recipient of the Symons Medal. Since 2004, the Centre has honoured 18 others, including: Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau; His Royal Highness Prince Charles, Prince of Wales; historian Margaret MacMillan; human rights activist Stephen Lewis; the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C., Chief Justice of Canada; and the President of the national Inuit organization, Mary Simon.

The Symons Medal and Lecture Series is named in honour of Professor Thomas H.B. Symons, a long-time supporter of Confederation Centre and a Board Governor. Professor Symons, the founding President of Trent University, is widely recognized for his work in the field of Canadian Studies, particularly within public policy, heritage, and education.

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Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse

Christmas in Twangtown

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CHRISTMAS In Nashville is a live tribute to the wonderful World of Country music that began in Nashville, Tennessee over 100 years ago.

With radio broadcasts over WSM in Nashville this showbusiness phenomenon has entertained Millions of Country music fans on that most famous of stages, the Ryman Auditorium.

Christmas In Nashville will recreate for you some of Country music’s finest moments starting way back at it’s earliest beginnings in Nashville, Tennessee.

On Saturday, December 14th, come with us as we take you back in time and a visit with, Minnie Pearl, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Willie Nelson, Kitty Wells, Tammy Wynette, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Comedienne, Bobby-Jo and more.

The fun starts at 7:30 PM. Y’ALL COME DOWN NOW, Y’HEAR?

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Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse

Life of Elf

December 13, 2019 at 7:00pm at The Guild

Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. A title known the world over, Elf The Musical JR.is a must see holiday musical.

Based on the cherished New Line Cinema hit, Elf JR. features songs by Tony Award-nominees, Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, with a book by Tony Award-winners, Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin.

Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh reality that his father is on the naughty list and that his half-brother doesn’t even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.

This modern-day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace his or her ”inner elf”

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Holly Jolly Fraser Holiday

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20TH, 7:30 PM  at the Harbourfront Theatre
All Seats: $27.50 tax & fees included

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Join us Friday, December 20 for a Holly Jolly Christmas with Don Fraser & friends, featuring all the best of popular Christmas and holiday music.

Get ready to hear those jingle bells a-rockin’ with PEI favourites Kendall Docherty, Catherine O’Brien, Caroline Bernard, and the Reindeer Express, consisting of Devin Hornby (bass), Trevor Grant (drums), Don Fraser (keyboards), and Perry Williams (guitar). The night will also feature well-known Island entertainer, Marlane O’Brien, who’ll share Island Christmas stories to take you back to holidays gone by.

This December, gather around the fireplace at Harbourfront for an evening of music & stories that will fill your heart with festive cheer.

Plus, to make the night even sweeter, Christmas goodies will be available with our compliments during intermission. Come celebrate the holidays with us – we can’t wait to see you soon!

PEI Professional Theatre Network

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PEI Theatre is the Guild, Harbourfront Theatre,
Confederation Centre for the Arts,
Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse