Production History

There is a long, and storied, history of Theatre at UPEI.  Many thanks to Dr. Terry Pratt, and everyone else, for helping to fill in any gaps in the information.  If you notice any omissions, please email Dr. Greg Doran with production information.

  • March 2016 – Romeo and Juliet –  Vagabond Productions
  • March 2015 – Captives of the Faceless Drummer – Vagabond Productions
  • November 2014 – Johnnnyville: An Official Secrets Act – Theatre Society
  • March 2014 – Electra – Vagabond Productions
  • November 2013 – Bam! An Evening of David Ives One Act Plays (English Made Simple, The Variations on the Death of Trotsky, and The Universal Language) – Theatre Society
  • March 2013 – While We’re Young – Vagabond Productions
  • November 2012 – Extraordinary People Care About Art (Actor’s Nightmare and Smitten) – Theatre Society
  • March 2012 – The Taming of the Shrew – Vagabond Productions
  • November 2011 – CTPAX: A Night of Chekhov One-Act Plays (The Proposal, The Bear, and Swan Song) – Theatre Society
  • March 2011 – The Magdalene Variations – Vagabond Productions
  • Fall 2010 – Dad is Sleeping – Theatre Society
  • February 2010 – The Path of True Love – Vagabond Productions
  • November 2009 – The Zoo Story – The Nomadic Players
  • March 2009 – The Misanthrope – Vagabond Productions
  • November 2008 – Theatre As Our Weapon! – One-Acts at UPEI (The Jones Boy and Chop Wood, Carry Water) – Theatre Society
  • March 2008 – The Knight of the Burning Pestle – Vagabond Productions
  • November 2007 – The Outsider – Vagabond Productions
  • March 2007 – The Rez Sisters – Vagabond Productions
  • January/ February 2007 – Random Acts of Love and Violence: An Evening of One Acts (Adult Entertainment, Girl in The Mirror, and Unidentified Human Remains and The True Nature of Love) – Theatre Society
  • March 2006 – Heartbreak House – Vagabond Productions
  • March 2006 – Seven Stories – Theatre Society
  • November 2005 – Lysistrata – Theatre Society
  • March 2005 – Me To Play: A Spectacular Night of One Acts (Still Stands the House, Voices from Spoon River, If You’re Stronghearted, and Tom and Jerry) – Theatre Society

All shows that follow were produced by The Theatre Society, unless otherwise noted, and pre-date the creation of Vagabond Productions.  They are, however, an important part of the history of Theatre at UPEI.

  • March 2004 – Off We Go: The Musical and Love is the Best Doctor
  • March 2003 – As You Like It
  • March 2002 – UPEI Night of One Acts: The Comedies . . . Poets, Interiors, and Postponing the Heat Death of the Universe
  • November 1997 – An Evening of Theatre: Sorry, Wrong Number, Sex Lives of Super Heroes, and Maurice: A Rock Musical
  • Spring 1996 – Romeo and Juliet
  • March 1994 – Mr. Pickwick – Adapted from Dicken’s The Pickwick Papers
  • 1993 – The Sandbox, The Golden Fleece, The Waiting Room, and Quiet in the Land
  • 1992 – The Dumbwaiter, Bedtime Story, and The Real Inspector Hound
  • 1991 – Sorry, Wrong Number and White Lies
  • 1990 – Love is Strange and Hay Fever
  • 1989 – The Bear and The Beaux Stratagem
  • 1988 – Papers and Count Oderland
  • 1987- Box and Cox and Electra
  • 1986 – Nurse Jane Goes to Hawaii, Patio Porch, and Baby With the Bath Water
  • 1985 – True West and The Glass Menagerie
  • 1984 – The Tempest and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
  • 1983 – The Committee, If I Were You, and The Skin of Our Teeth
  • 1982 – Many Moons and Under Milkwood
  • 1981 – Passion Poison and Petrification of The Fatal Gangrene, and The Hostage
  • 1980 – As You Like It, and An Evening of Dramatic Exercise: World Tripped Over and Loving On Its Side and Bed Time Story
  • 1979 – She Stoops to Conquer
  • 1978 – HMS Pinafore
  • 1977 – Breathless, The Agreement, Pass, Cry of The Gull, The Wise People of Gotham and Overtones
  • 1976 – The Beggar’s Opera
  • 1969 – Founding of UPEI.  Professor Leigha Lee Brown (English) directs several student plays. (courtesy of Dr. T. Pratt)
  • Pre-1969 – UPEI does not exist, but I am sure that there was Theatre produced at St. Dunstan’s University and Prince of Wales College, because both institutions values a true liberal education.