We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Mack

Corner of Grafton Street and University Avenue | 28 University Avenue, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
1-800-565-0278
Website
Improve this listing
95%
Owner description: Located on the corner of Grafton Street and University Avenue. The Theatre seats 200 and is cabaret...
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: Located on the corner of Grafton Street and University Avenue. The Theatre seats 200 and is cabaret style (tables and chairs). Seating in the theatre is reserved. Please note that some evening performances at The Mack are licensed to 19 years of age and over as liquor is served. The Mack is part of four magnificent theatres in downtown Charlottetown which The Confedertation Centre operate. The box office for The Mack is located inside the Confederation Centre of the Arts.

Hotels near The Mack

Write a Review

44 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    25
    17
    2
    0
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

A great place to sit, sip a beverage of your choice and hear incredible music, watch plays. The Mack is an intimate venue, not too fancy. They provide a fabulous atmosphere to really enjoy yourself at a great price. The talent they present is out of this world. You must go.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Prince Edward Island
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Small theatre with good site lines from all tables. Every show we have seen here has been wonderful.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Charlottetown, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I went to see Lenny Gallant's show "Searching for Abegweit" truely an amazing show. The show ,music ,stories and artwork gives you a real feel for Prince Edward Island .I think everyone who sees it leaves being a Lenny Gallant fan. The whole show from start to finish is a great and well worth seeing.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Matthews
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Attended the "Abegweit" concert. Seating (and neighbors at the table) very pleasant. Perfect setting for this event.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Riverview, Canada
Top Contributor
183 reviews 183 reviews
57 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Got tickets to sold out Lenny Gallant , Abegweit show - Great Show. Theatre has tables of 6 as their seating so all approx 200 seats are well located for viewing and lends to the intimacy. Nice convenient central bar is very handy. Fast entrance and seating once the doors opened a half hour before show, quick exit after show.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Orleans
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I am from Florida, and regularly bring tourists to PEI. When I had the chance to see Lennie Gallant on a free evening in Charlottetown I jumped at the chance. Wow! What an experience. I will never forget his beautiful voice, the gorgeous paintings and the hospitality of my fellow theater-goers. Don't miss this, it is a truly PEI experience.

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
66 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We just saw Lennie Gallant's "Searching for Abegweit" here and have enjoyed other shows here in the past. The stage is set in front of many round tables with chairs and viewers can enjoy a beverage while they watch the show. My only concern is the volume level, which is very loud, but unfortunately, that seems to be the way... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
9 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Outstanding show in an intimate venue. Lennie Gallant and his team (mostly other family members) did a brilliant job of portraying the history of Acadien culture on PEI. All seats are excellent and the bar is handy. Don't miss this show.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ottawa
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We saw Lennie Gallant: Searching for Abegweit here and I really liked how close your were to the performance. This is an old theatre that has been converted to a table set up with a bar at the back. While arriving early will give you a better chance of get seats that naturally face the stage, the chairs aren't fixed... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This is an intimate and charming old theatre and was a perfect venue for the Lennie Gallant show, Searching for Abegweit. It was such an entertaining mixture of stories about his growing up, the history of PEI, his music, and his sister's art. I knew his music a bit, but he was so funny and personable, and such a versatile... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Mack also viewed

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
 
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
 

Been to The Mack? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Mack staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?