Confederation Centre of the Arts

Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown: Hours, Address, Confederation Centre of the Arts Reviews: 4.5/5

Confederation Centre of the Arts

Confederation Centre of the Arts
4.5
Art Galleries • Theaters
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9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Confederation Centre of the Arts is a national art centre showcasing the best in Canadian visual and performing arts. Stretching over an entire city block, the Centre houses a world class art gallery, Mavor's restaurant, a locally supplied gift shop, three expansive conference rooms, and a beautiful 1200 seat theatre. A library, an outdoor amphitheater, and spacious outdoor courtyard are also located on site. The Mack theatre is owned and operated by the Centre, which is located steps away.
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Brenda D
Saint John, Canada23 contributions
We saw the Allen Doyle's musical - Tell Tale Harbour. It was excellent. Best musical I've seen. Sold out crowd and it got the audience involved.
Written July 31, 2022
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Francis T
Montreal, Canada245 contributions
Couples
This review id about the theatre snd not the art gallery. We went to see the Anne of Green Gables musical. Show is worth seeing. But let's talk about the place itself.

The good: Very modern. Entrance spacious. Space for purchases (souvenirs, etc.) There is also a bar there. Bathrooms are modern and spacious also. Theatre is quite large but still feel cozy. There are hommages on some of the seats (I had one). Decent leg room. Elevator at entrance to access building.

The bad: Seats can be narrow. Lots of stairs (in and out the theatre itself). Bathroom has a urine stink to it.

This is definitely a PEI stop for your trip.
Written July 30, 2022
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KidsExplore
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We came for the Anne of Green Gables musical and were happy to be able to partake in a free exhibition of beautiful art and learn about the culture of the Mikmaqs.
Written July 29, 2022
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Samdibo
Cornwall, Canada157 contributions
Family
My daughter and I went to Anne of Green Gables the Musical here. The staff were kind and helpful. The accessibility options were easy to find and use. The inside of the theater didn't have many accessible seats, but the stairs were large and shallow and easy to navigate on a cane.
Written July 25, 2022
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202thames
Thamesville, Canada51 contributions
The Anne of Green Gables musical here was very interesting. The venue is excellent for this. Seating worked great.
Written June 29, 2022
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Rachel N
Peterborough, Canada22 contributions
Three of us attended the Center to see one of the preview nights of Tell Tale Harbour. The venue was very busy and we had some issue upon arrival determining what line to use to find our seats from the lobby. It was very busy with everyone arriving at the same time, there was some construction, and it was our first time visiting the space and hadn't thought to review the floor plan.
Once we knew where we were going it was great, staff were very helpful finding seating and making sure we had programs, or digital download programs as desired. The show itself was great, it may have been a preview night but it felt like it could have been part of the regular run, the actors and crew seemed to understand all of the cues, there weren't any obvious errors or guffas.
The women in our party were extremely impressed with the washrooms, there were a large number of stalls so even at intermission the line never stopped moving and everyone cycled through very quickly.
On another trip we will have to return to explore the exhibits in the other sections of the building.
We did make a brief stop to see the recreation of the chambers from Province House, the staff were a wealth of knowledge about the space, the history of the island, and general news of the area.
Written June 22, 2022
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WoolBea
Charlottetown, Canada210 contributions
Couples
We went to a show preview and enjoyed it so much. Alan Doyle is wonderful in this production, but so is every cast member. Loved the story, the energy, the laughter. It’s so good to enjoy live theatre with quality content. Highly recommended.
Written June 22, 2022
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K O
Halifax, Canada41 contributions
The art museum is world class and by donation. Excellent place to come if it is raining. Nice to walk around too.
Written September 20, 2021
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Stay27590
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Went to see "Old Stock" on Aug 19, 2021 with Family & Guest . We left all very disappointed with the play.
It was Very Hard to follow the dialogue, and we all left without knowing what the story line was all about, except for what we read about it before hand.
The main character was a good actor, but for some reason we couldn't even follow along with most of his songs to know what the words were.
The volume seemed fine and at times was too laud with the music>>>but the voices all appeared to be muffled from either the sound system or some other unknown reason. Our seating was fine and age of group was from 35 to 64.
If I had of been there alone, I would have left after 15 minutes.
Written August 20, 2021
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David W
Ancaster, Canada32 contributions
We try to see a play every year while visiting the island. While many people have liked the play it was difficult to hear all of the dialogue. Could be because we were in the balcony.
The main character, The Wanderer, was a phenomenal talent.
Written August 17, 2021
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