02/04/17- The Shack Wacky Review

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02/04/17- The Shack Wacky Review

The Shack Wacky Review

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Island Summer Review 3: on the Twitter

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Thanks to our audience members for supporting “The Island Summer Review 3” with plenty of good word on-line. We’re a small show, and owe a big debt of gratitude to word-of-mouth. Here’s a sampling of the positive show feedback, from the Twitter. Show is playing Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights, 8:00 PM at Harmony House Theatre in Hunter River. Get your tickets by calling the box office at 902-964-2255, or on-line at Box Office PEI. [View the story “Island Summer Review 3: on the Twitter” on...

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Patrick Ledwell Comedy with Visuals 2014

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Patrick Ledwell Comedy with Visuals 2014

In this 10:00 set from 2014, standup comedian Patrick Ledwell provides a visiting group with an insiders view on the unique language and culture of Prince Edward Island. Filmed live at Harmony House Theatre in Prince Edward Island.

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2014 Standup: Dogs & Marriage

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2014 Standup: Dogs & Marriage

In this 7:00 set from 2014, Patrick explores the joys of having an untrained dog, and being a well-trained husband in a marriage. Filmed live and unedited at Harmony House Theatre in Prince Edward Island.

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The Island Christmas Review 2014

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The Island Christmas Review 2014

Nobody loves Christmas more than Islanders. Time to head up on the rooftop to test blinking Christmas lights, and pour new rum into the still-absorbent fruitcake. In “The Island Christmas Review,” Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines are taking the high spirits of their popular summer show, and launching them into holiday territory. Join Patrick and Mark on November 28, 29, and December 4 through 6 at Harmony House in Hunter River, for a sleigh-ride through the joys of the season. Shows begin at 8 PM. Tickets can be purchased by calling the...

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Is social media important, for the creative types?

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Working to put on an independent show like “The Island Summer Review 2” pulls in all different directions. It’s most important to write a new, original show, and then Mark and I rehearsed things on-stage so all feels energetic. After that, there’s a round of writing news releases, making brochures and posters, and arranging for the actual advertising we can afford (thanks to The Guardian for the partnership deal). After all that, I can see why many creative types say, “And now I’m supposed to go on social...

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Milton Community Hall- Friday March 7 2014

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Join me and Mark Haines at Milton Community Hall, on Friday March 7th, to kick back at this last blast of Island winter. Come on out to this newly-renovated classic Island hall, just 10 minutes outside Charlottetown. The show starts at 7:30 and $10 tickets can be reserved by calling the Miltonvale Park Community Council Office at 368-3090 or emailing [email protected] Going fast, so reserve in advance to make sure. Hope to see you there. from Milton Community Hall … Milton Community Hall will be the site of laughter, stories and...

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‘Are You Prepared for Winter?’ Call-in

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Are you prepared for the return of the polar vortex in Canada? What to wear? When to stop layering? Listen to this helpful call-in show, hosted by Patrick Ledwell, to glean all the tips you need for winter survival.

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11 things you might not know about “The Island Summer Review”

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1. Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines met when they both featured in the hit show Come-All-Ye at the Charlottetown Festival. Patrick’s wife needed the car show nights, and so he asked Mark for drives home, 6 nights a week. So like many promising things, the plot for The Island Summer Review was hatched in a van. 2. Patrick has been featured 5 times on the popular CBC Radio show “The Debaters.” He won over an audience in Moncton, by sharing that his PEI village had fundraised to buy him a new shirt. Yes, to be featured on the...

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Buy the book for Mother’s Day, Win Mom an escape weekend

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Buy the book for Mother’s Day, Win Mom an escape weekend

In my family, everyone always wanted to be the kid who gave Mom the best gift. Nice rendition of Mom’s face in uncooked pasta, glued to a paper plate. Ultra creepy. Hey, I’ve got a couple suggestions for Mother’s Day, coming up on the weekend of May 12. How about my book “I Am an Islander”? It’s got odd-but-true accounts of growing up in an Island family, and other forms of questionable PEI wisdom. Order it from this website for Mother’s Day at a special price of $22, mail delivery included. Offer...

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