Meet the

Fascinating Ladies

Catherine O'Brien

Catherine is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Young at Heart Theatre, now in its 15th year. She served as Artistic Director for the Harbourfront Theatre Summer Festival for three seasons, and most recently, Interim Executive Director at the Kings Playhouse in Georgetown.

Catherine has worked in theatres all across Canada and spent several seasons performing in the Charlottetown Festival, playing various roles including Miss Stacy in Anne of Green Gables, and The Female Authority Figure in Hairspray.

Recent credits include: Anne and Gilbert (Director, performer) – The Guild, All in the Timing and Grace and Glorie (Director, Performer) – The Guild PWYC Theatre Festival, The (Post) Mistress (Director) – Victoria Playhouse, Footloose (performer) – Drayton Entertainment.

Kelley Mooney

Kelley Mooney hails from Iona Prince Edward Island – where her father would pay her a quarter a song for anyone who dropped by the Mooney house. No one left without a biscuit or a song! Kelley is most known for her Easter version of “Hallelujah” which garnered more than 14 million views on YouTube and GodTube combined. She’s released 3 albums to date; Tomorrow – released in 2012, it’s a country album which won the 2012 Music PEI Country Recording of the Year, and STILL – a gospel album released in 2015 and earned multiple Music PEI and ECMA nominations. Her most recent album is a Christmas record that was released in November 2017.

Kelley now lives in Charlottetown with her husband, her step-daughter and her little dog, Moe.

While Kelley counts singing at the famed Bluebird Café in Nashville one of the highlights of her career so far, she is thrilled to call herself a Fascinating Lady.

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Allison Kelly

A graduate of the UPEI Music Department, Allison Kelly is a freelance musician based in Charlottetown, PEI. In addition to performing with Fascinating Ladies, Allison is also a proud member of PEI’s award-winning women’s choral ensemble Sirens (, a back-up vocalist with Kelley Mooney & Friends and is a member of Luminos Ensemble ( She was also a member of the In-Residence Choir for the Halifax Choral Conducting Institute ( in 2019, has performed with the PEI Symphony Orchestra, performed at PODIUM National Choral Conference and Festival 2018, and was featured with Sirens in the Classical Showcase at ECMA’s 2019.

“Had the pleasure of working with these ladies on several occassions, these shows will be amazing.Take one of these shows in if you can, you will not be disappointed. As solo musicians Allison, Kelley, and Catherine are all great, together they are “Fascinating””- Kendall Docherty