Thursday, March 31, 2005
“Sketch-22” Launches Website March 31st!
Sketch-22, last summer’s hit comedy show, has launched a new website at www.sketch22.ca Log on to get the latest updates on preparations for the group’s 2005 summer season. The site also contains bios, video and audio downloads, merchandise, press releases, reviews, and show dates. The Sketch blog is a great spot to discuss pop culture, politics, and anything else under the sun with Sketch members and fellow bloggers. The Sketch-22 website was designed by Jason Alward of Verge, with some graphic content by
Laura O’Brien. Wessie likes!
Wednesday, March 30, 2005
PEI Theatre Festival 2005 - Award Winners
Honourable Mention sponsored by Aliant Telecom: Pierce Clark for When I Grow Up
Honourable Mention sponsored by The Buzz: Gordie Arsenault for Pyjamas
Best Original Script sponsored by CIBC: Nollaig Bonar for The Schoolgirl, The Nun and The Troubles
Best Actor in a Supporting Male Role, sponsored by Magic 93, 630 CFCY and 720 CHTN: Ben Rayner for Tom and Jerry
Best Actor in a Supporting Female Role, sponsored by Magic 93, 630 CFCY and 720 CHTN: Melissa Vloet for Voices from Spoon River
Best Actor in a Leading Male Role, sponsored by Harbourfront Jubilee Theatre: Francois Weber for The Big Kahuna
The Best Actor in a Leading Female Role, sponsored by Design Chick: Bryde MacLean for Watermelon Boats
The Award for Best Director, sponsored by The Dunes: Laurel Smyth for Around the Block’s Shape Up!
The Award for Best Production sponsored by the Confederation Centre of the Arts: The Big Kahuna
TheatrePEI thanks the Award Sponsors and congratulates the winners of the 2005 PEI Theatre Festival Awards!
Tuesday, March 29, 2005
Fellowship Theatre Program Offers Spring Semester at Jubilee
The spring semester of the Fellowship Theatre program will commence at the Harbourfront Jubilee Theatre on Monday, April 4, 2005.
Sunday, March 27, 2005
World Theatre Day International Message 2005
27 March 2005 World Theatre Day
World Theatre Day International Message 2005
Friday, March 25, 2005
The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe
“The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe” is coming to Charlottetown. The premiere production of The Prince Edward Island Conservatory Theatre brings Jane Wagner’s award winning play “The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe” in for a landing this April. Signs” was a Tony award winning vehicle for Laugh In’s star Lily Tomlin and Ms. Tomlin herself helped kick the PEI production into high gear.
Monday, March 21, 2005
GSNS - Patience
Dear Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Nova Scotia Supporter,
We are pleased to offer you the first choice of seats for the upcoming production of Patience - our 28th annual Spring production. Patience will run at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium May 12-14. Performances will also be staged at the Cobequid Educational Centre in Truro on the Victoria Day weekend, and at King’s Theatre in Annapolis Royal on May 28.
Friday, March 18, 2005
The Body Speaks - A Workshop with Christian Murray
Christian Murray brings his over twenty years of theatrical skill to a workshop that will not only teach the essentials of physical theatre and mime but kindle the creativity alive in each one of us both young and old.
Christian, a protégé of renowned American mime Tony Montanaro, co-founder of Jest in Time Theatre and a Gemini award winning comedy writer offers a lively creative workout for both the body and mind.
Friday, March 11, 2005
Ars Longa News - New Rental Rates
Hello Island Artists:
The new rates for the Performance Hall has been finalized, please give me a call at 368-4413 for the details. The big change for the hall is artists can now apply for subsidization of up to $50.00 per show. There are still dates left for the summer but they are being booked fast.
Tuesday, March 08, 2005
ACT presents Community Appreciation Award to Mae Ames
<table><tr><td valign=“top”></td><td>ACT will present Mae Ames with its Community Appreciation Award in fond recognition of her many years as a local actor and teacher. The presentation will be part of the 2005 PEI Community Theatre Festival Gala on Sunday March 13, at MacKenzie Theatre. Ron Irving will introduce Mae and make the presentation.</td></tr></table
Monday, March 07, 2005
Lend Me a Tenor - Had a Wonderful Run
<td>If you are one of the many that took in ACT’s production of ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ you will know that we had a great run. The only complaints I have heard are from those people who are still hurting from laughing so much!!!
For a little taste of the Tenor, follow this link Lend Me a Tenor Slide Show. You will need Windows Media Player.</td></tr></table>
Thursday, March 03, 2005
From Stage Management’s View