faq

Frequently Asked Questions


Current & Up-Coming EventsThe Charlottetown FestivalAnne of Green Gables - The Musical™Art GalleryConfederation Centre of the Arts



Current & Up-Coming Events

  • What's happening at the Centre, at-a-glance?
    Check out our event calendar to view a listing of upcoming events.

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  • Can I be reminded of upcoming events at the Centre?
    Yes, our electronic newsletter "Onstage" is free and easy to join... (and remove yourself from - we promise!). You will receive monthly or weekly updates that contain the latest news and events at the Centre. Sign up now!

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The Charlottetown Festival

  • How do I buy tickets for The Charlottetown Festival?
    Tickets for performances at the Confederation Centre of the Arts can be purchased: In person at the Box Office, located at the corner of Queen Street and Grafton Street in Charlottetown
    By Telephone at 1-800-565-0278

    Regular Box Office Hours:
    Click here to view Box Office Hours
    The Box office accepts cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Diners Club.

    Or purchase tickets anytime online 

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  • FAQ for The Charlottetown Festival Theatre & Ticket policies
    Click here to view more Frequently Asked Questions about theatre and ticket policies.

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  • How do I get to the theatre?
    The Confederation Centre of the Arts is located in downtown Charlottetown and is bordered by Grafton, Queen and Richmond Streets. The Box Office and Main Entrance is located at the corner of Queen and Grafton Streets. The Homburg Theatre, Studio Theatre, and Outdoor Amphitheatre, Art Gallery and Mavor's Restuarant are all located within the main complex. The Mack Theatre is located one block from the main complex at the corner of University and Grafton Streets.
    Click here to view map

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Anne of Green Gables - The Musical™

  • Who were the actors cast as 'Anne Shirley' (Evening Performances) of The Charlottetown Festival's Anne of Green Gables - The Musical™?
    Jamie Ray, 1965 - 1967; Gracie Finley, 1968 - 1974, 1984, 1985; Malorie-Ann Spiller, 1975 - 1978; Susan Cuthbert, 1979 - 1980; Thea MacNeil, 1981 - 1983; Tracey Moore, 1986; Leisa Way, 1987 - 1990, 1993; Glynis Ranney, 1991, 1992; Tracy Michailidis, 1994 - 1996; Samantha Winstanley, 1997; Sharmaine Ryan, 1998 and 1999; Chilina Kennedy, 2000 - 2001; Jennifer Toulmin, 2002 - 2005; Amy Wallis, 2006-2009, Jennifer Toulmin, 2010; Tess Benger, 2011 & 2012; Katie Kerr, 2013-2014; Jessica Gallant, 2015-2016 and AJ Bridel 2016. 

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  • Has Anne of Green Gables - The Musical™ been on tour?
    Yes. It has played with the Centre's cast at Expo '67 in Montreal, Expo '70 in Osaka, Expo'86 in Vancouver, New York's Broadway in 1972, an 8-city tour to Japan in '91, five Canadian coast to coast tours, and Ottawa in April-May '03.

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  • How many people have seen Anne of Green Gables - The Musical™ since its opening night on July 27, 1965?
    By the end of the 2013 season, there have been approximately 2,827 performances in the 1,100-seat theatre at The Charlottetown Festival. About 2.4 million people have seen the show since 1965.

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  • How many people are involved in cast & crew of Anne of Green Gables - The Musical™?
    76 cast & crew.

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  • When was L.M. Montgomery's novel, Anne of Green Gables, published? By whom?
    Anne of Green Gables, Montgomery's first novel, was published in 1908 by the L.C. Page Company, of Boston.

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Art Gallery

  • Does the Art Gallery have a permanent collection?
    Yes, the Gallery has a collection of over 15,000 works of art by artists from across Canada.

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Confederation Centre of the Arts

  • When was the Centre opened?
    It was officially opened on October 6, 1964, by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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  • Who were the Fathers of Confederation?
    Adams G. Archibald, N.S.
    George Brown, Canada
    Alexander Campbell, Canada
    Frederic B.T. Carter, Nfld.
    George E. Cartier, Canada
    Edward B. Chandler, N.B.
    Jean Charles Chapais, Canada
    James Cockburn, Canada
    George H. Coles, P.E.I.
    Robert B. Dickey, N.S.
    Charles Fisher, N.B.
    Alexander T. Galt, Canada
    John Hamilton Gray, P.E.I.
    John Hamilton Gray, N.B.
    T. Heath Haviland, P.E.I.
    William A. Henry, N.S.
    William P. Howland, Canada
    John M. Johnson, N.B.
    Hector L. Langevin, Canada
    Andrew A. Macdonald, P.E.I.
    John A. Macdonald, Canada
    Jonathan McCully, N.S.
    William McDougall, Canada
    T. D'Arcy McGee, Quebec
    Peter Mitchell, N.B.
    Oliver Mowat, Canada
    Edward Palmer, P.E.I.
    William H. Pope, P.E.I.
    John W. Ritchie, N.S.
    J. Ambrose Shea, Nfld.
    William H. Steeves, N.B.
    Étienne P. Taché, Canada
    S. Leonard Tilly, N.B.
    Charles Tupper, N.S.
    Edward Whelan, P.E.I.
    Robert D.Wilmot, N.B.

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  • Is Confederation Centre wheelchair accessible??
    The Confederation Centre is wheelchair accessible via the Queen Street entrance and the Richmond Street entrance.

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  • Where can I park?
    Confederation Centre of the Arts does not have its own parking garage. Street parking is available around the building. There are three parking garages located within walking distance of the theatre. The Pownal Street Parking Garage is located at 100 Pownal Street; Queen Street Parking Garage is located at 222 Queen Street and Fitzroy Street Parking Garage is located on the corner of Fitzroy and Prince Street. Two hour metered parking is also available throughout downtown Charlottetown.

    Please note that patrons are not required to pay for metered parking after 4:00 pm on weekdays, or on weekends or statutory holidays. Patrons are reminded to allow enough time to obtain suitable parking and to pick up your tickets at the box office prior to the show. Finding parking can be particularly difficult for weekday matinee performances.

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  • Where can I find accommodation nearby the Centre?
    Trivago offers great rates for hotels in Charlottetown. Click here for more information.


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  • Are there accommodations nearby?
    To find Charlottetown accommodations​ nearby, visit HotelsCombined

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