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Sing Along With the Show

Celebrate World Theatre Day with a Sing-along Choir at Confederation Centre

Adam Brazier and Jenn Cullen to lead group singalong of Kronborg musical tune, Wednesday, March 27

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In celebration of World Theatre Day, Artistic Director Adam Brazier is inviting anyone and everyone onto the Homburg Theatre stage for a pop-up choir event, this Wednesday, March 27. The group will learn a song from this summer’s much anticipated production, Kronborg—The Hamlet Rock Musical.

This special event for World Theatre Day will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Homburg Theatre. World Theatre Day was initiated in 1961 and is celebrated each year by the theatre community across the globe to share the joy of theatre and its impact in the arts community with others.

Performing Arts instructor, Jennifer Cullen, participants will be handed lyrics and sheet music for ‘Something’s Rockin’ in Denmark’, a spirited anthem from Kronborg, written and composed by Cliff Jones. Equal parts singing and community-engagement, the night will unfold in a fun and easy-going setting, in the spirit of other drop-in groups like Treble with Choir and Choir! Choir! Choir!

Arriving in the theatre lobby, guests will be escorted backstage to the renowned Homburg Theatre stage where singers will be divided into sections based on range. After learning the arrangements, the groups will reunite to sing through this energetic number on the professional stage, looking out at the sea of 1,100 red seats, just like The Charlottetown Festival company! Everyone will have a blast and go home with a catchy ‘ear-worm’ they can sing from the musical.

No previous choir or singing experience is necessary but interested parties should RSVP. Sheet music is available ahead of time, upon registration. Singers and others can register or send any send questions to Ellen Theuerkauf,development and events coordinator, at etheuerkauf@confederationcentre.com or (902) 629-1159.

Set in Kronborg Castle in Denmark, Kronborg–The Hamlet Rock Musical revolves around the revenge Prince Hamlet is called to wreak upon his uncle by the ghost of his father, King Hamlet. P.E.I. favourite son Aaron Hastelow will star in the powerhouse rock show, sponsored by SYSCO Food Services. Playing June 28 to July 20, 2019, this summer’s electrifying production features a thrilling rock opera score, a cast of 28 stellar Canadian actors, and a full orchestra.

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PEI Theatre is the Guild, Harbourfront Theatre,
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Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse
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Celebrate the Day

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Drop by any time between 12 & 5 PM, and you’ll get to enjoy cake and refreshments AND get 40% off tickets in-person at our Harbourfront Theatre Box Office for select summer/fall presentations going on sale that day, including SEARCHING FOR ABEGWEIT: The Island Songs & Stories of Lennie Gallant.

(Please note: Special deals offered for World Theatre Day will only be available from 12-5 PM in-person at Box Office on March 27th. Box Office phone sales will not be available that day, and World Theatre Day deals cannot be accessed online or through TicketPro Toll-Free.) 

Also as part of the day’s celebrations, guests will have the opportunity to take a theatre tour to learn more about Harbourfront’s history and the history of theatre in general. Tours will be offered at 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM, & 4:30 PM.

We hope to see you there! To learn what shows will be eligible for the 40% World Theatre Day in-person Box Office discount, be sure to subscribe to our e-news. We’ll send an email to all our subscribers that morning with the show announcements.

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PEI Professional Theatre Network

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

Celebrating World Theatre Day

Confederation Centre of the Arts will be celebrating World Theatre Day on March 27 with a free play reading of One Man, Two Guvnors by Richard Bean, happening in the Art Gallery at 7:00 p.m.

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Since 1962, World Theatre Day has been celebrated by theatre professionals, organizations, universities and theatre lovers all over the world on the 27th of March. This day is a celebration for those who can see the value and importance of the art form “theatre”.  For more information: http://www.world-theatre-day.org/

Please join Artistic Director, Adam Brazier for:

 World Theatre Day Celebration at the Centre

Free play reading: One Man, Two Guvnors by Richard Bean

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

7:00 p.m. in the ART GALLERY

A partnership with The PEI Pay-What-You-Can Theatre Festival

 The runaway West End and Broadway hit, One Man, Two Guvnors by Richard Bean is a classic ensemble slapstick farce.Join us for a romp through this hilarious and complicated world of small-potatoes gangsterism, cross-dressing, mistaken identity, and thwarted romance…

Full synopsis: http://ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk/productions/17222-one-man-two-guvnors