CBC Prince Edward Island
Bookmark and Share

1864 Musical - 240 Thousand Dollar Question?

CanadaRocks1864Musical.jpgThe Confederation Centre got approval from the 2014 fund to mount a new local production called "1864: the Musical", written by Islanders Perry Williams and Peter Bevan-Baker. The Confederation Centre had been promised a 240 thousand dollar grant from PEI 2014... part of which was to go toward the new musical.

But 1864: the Musical has been cancelled. So the question is... what happens to the grant money? CBC's Sara Fraser spoke with Penny Walsh, Executive Director of the PEI 2014 Committee, and the writer, Perry Williams. Last week she spoke with Jessie Inman, Confederation Centre of the Arts CEO.

Download Flash Player to view this content.

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Submission Policy

Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.