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PEI Community Theatre Festival 2018

March 17 – an afternoon of good entertainment fun

PEI will mark the 57th celebration of World Theatre Day on the afternoon of Saturday, March 17th, at the Carrefour in Charlottetown.  It’s the annual Community Theatre Festival.

Seven short plays (30 minutes or less) will run every three-quarters of an hour or so throughout the afternoon.  It’s a smorgasbord of comedy, charming drama, legend-telling and improv.

The annual event is backed by ACT (a community theatre) and sponsored by several community businesses which have a commitment to the arts, including The Buzz, Bluefield Realty, and Academy of Learning, as well as a well-known dental clinic.  (Apparently they were not too offended last year by Tracadie’s lampoon “A Trip to the Dentist”!)  As well, the Watermark Theatre, Victoria Playhouse and Spotlight School of Arts have all donated tickets to be raffled.

The Carrefour’s doors open at 12:30 on Saturday, March 17th; the plays begin at 1:00 and run till about 5:30.  There’ll be a 15-minute break between plays to provide for adjudication and set-up of the next play … and also to give the audience a chance to socialize, get raffle tickets and sample the refreshments.  Snow date: Sunday 18 March.

For information: Rob Thomson – robthomson @ pei.sympatico.ca, 628-6778.


On-Campus Activities

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How to Get Involved

The Theatre Studies Program

If you are interested in learning more about the The Program, beyond what is listed in UPEI’s calendar, contact Dr. Greg Doran.  He will be happy to help.

Theatre Society

The Theatre Society is the student-run extracurricular Theatre group on campus. If you are interested in being involved with the Theatre Society, simply drop an email to Theatre Society.  In that way, you can get on the list and learn about all of the activities of the Society, including productions, movie nights, social activities, and improv games and championships.