Charlottetown Performance and Entertainment Venues
FoundLocally provides or links to listings of Charlottetown & PEI entertainment events. These are the main venues for Charlottetown performances and entertainment (Charlottetown Cultural Venues & Theatres maps by area):
Carmody Comedy Barn
Stanley Bridge on Rte 6, five minutes west of Cavendish
(902) 886-3366; fax (902) 886-3376;
Dinner-show entertainment at Catherine McKinnon's Spot O' Tea Restaurant featuring International award-winning singer Catherine McKinnon and "Hee-Haw's" own K-O-R-N newscaster Charlie Farquharson (a.k.a. Don Harron). Call for reservations.
Centre For Performing ARTS
20 School Street, Box 624
Montague, PEI, C0A1R0
Centre For Performing ARTS, School For Performing ARTS & The Cavern, 20 School St., one block off Main St. in Montague offers live theatre, concerts, performance, classes in all disciplines of the ARTS and performing ARTS. Open to all ages, year round
Charlottetown Civic Centre
46 Kensington Rd C1A 5H7
902-629-6600 fax: 902-629-6650
This facility, home to the U of PEI Panthers teams, seats up to 4,382, with 3,382 permanent and another 1,000 portable. Seating for different events: concerts: 3400, ice events 3500, basketball 2500, boxing 4000. The 17,000 sq ft floor area has a 30 foot ceiling, and a 40' by 30' portable stage is available. Electrical as 120/208/347/600V and the freight doors are 13'8" by 12'. A banquet can be provided for 90 people, and there is on-site parking for 500 vehicles.
Confederation Centre of the Arts
145 Richmond St, C1A 1J1
902-628-1864 fax 902-566-4648 Toll free: 1-800-565-0278.
Home to the magical Anne of Green Gables - The MusicalTM, the Festival features musical theatre and comedy, daily outdoor performances, gallery exhibitions, licensed restaurant, shopping and free guided tours.
This facility includes a Mainstage Theatre with seating for 1,104, with 9 dressing rooms a 80' by 32' permanent stage and a 38' x 19' proscenium, and 30 lines. The facility also has an exhibit area with Concourse, Halls A,.B,.C,. and Memorial with a total of 15,000 sq ft. and 7 meeting rooms from 24-1,104 capacity, which can serve banquets up to 900 people.
This facility is home to the popular annual Charlottetown Festival which features features professional musical theatre and comedy in three venues, free outdoor performances, gallery exhibitions, dining, shopping and guided tours. Recognized as one of the Top 100 events in North America in 2002 by the American Bus Association. Runs late May to mid-Oct. (902) 566-1267; fax (902) 566-4648; toll-free 1-800-565-0278;
Eddie May Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
26 Upper Tea Hill Cres.
Stratford, PEI, C1B 2V1
telephone (902) 569-1999; fax (902) 569-1998; toll-free 1-888-747-4050;
North America's longest running producer of Murder Mystery dinner theatre presents an evening of fine dining, hilarious improvisation, mystery, mayhem and murder at an exciting Live Whodunit Game of Clue! Open July 12 - September 1, Tues and Sat 7 PM. Thurs - Stanley Bridge 7 PM. Admission includes dinner and show.
Feast Dinner Theatre
Water St. East, Summerside
(902) 436-7674; toll-free 1-888-748-1010
Atlantic Canada's longest-running dinner theatre (since 1978).Enjoy a great performance featuring musical comedy and improv, a fabulous four-course meal, and loads of laughs and fun.At the Rodd Charlottetown - A Rodd Signature Hotel. Seasonal mid-June to early Sept, Tues through Sun. Doors open at 6:30 pm, show starts promptly at 7 pm. Phone for reservations. Group discounts.
B>Harbourfront Jubilee Theatre
124 Harbour Dr., Summerside, C1N 5Y8. c/o The Wyatt Centre.
902-888-2500; fax 888-4468; toll-free 1-800-708-6505;
Since 1996, this professional theatre, located on the waterfront, has provided audiences with quality entertainment and acted as a rental facility for a variety of events. Home to dramatic and musical productions year round, the 527-seat theatre is known for its summer line-up featuring Island talent and renowned touring artists. Past presentations include Don Messer's Violin, Maritime Star, Rita MacNeill and Lennie Gallant. Open year round.
65 Kent Street, Georgetown
P.O. Box 243, Georgetown, PE, C0A 1L0
Kings Playhouse Board of Management runs the Kings Playhouse as a business.Space for rental for musicals, playing time, etc.Fees required for specific events. (902) 652-2053 or Toll-free: 1-877-262-5599
La Cuisine À Mémé
Le Village de l'Acadie, Mont-Carmel, C0B 2E0.
telephone (902) 854-2227; toll-free 1-800-567-3228;
A Dinner-theatre presented in French and English. Our 18th season of fun and entertainment. Let us entertain you with humorous presentations, music, songs and step dancing while savouring delicious cuisine. Open July and Aug, Tues-Sat, 6:30 pm. Group rates available. Please reserve in advance.
University of Price Edward Island
550 University Ave, C1A 4P3
902-566-0720 fax: 902-566-0700
The University has a number of facilities suitable for various events. There is onsite parking for 1,000 vehicles, and can handle banquets for up to 1500 people.
Sports Centre Field House has 3,00 seats (half permanent, half portable),providing various event capcities: concerts 3,000, basketball 1,850, boxing 2,000, gymnastics 1,.200, conferences 3,000. The 21,000 sq ft hardwood floor (with a 3000 lbs/sq/ft load limit) has a 30' ceiling. There is a 32' by 40' portable stage, and 400A 3ph electric and a 7' by 7' freight door.
A.J. Macadam Stadium Seats 5,000 and has a turf field.
Alumni Gymnasium has 21,000 sq feet of floor, suitable for exhibits.
V'nez Chou Nous Acadian Dinner Theatre Productions
Rte 2, Tignish RR3, C0B 2B0. c/o Nicole Drouin.
(902) 882-0475; fax (902) 882-0482;
An Acadian dinner-theatre not to be missed! Based on local characters, this play boasts a funny, entertaining storyline with lively song and dance, both original and traditional. Great food! Open mid-July to mid-Aug by reservation only
PO Box 83, Victoria by the Sea, PE, C0A 2G0.
902-658-2025; fax 902-658-2118; toll-free 1-800-925-2025
The Victoria Playhouse provides live theatre in their historic Community Hall of the beautiful village of Victoria by the Sea, begun in the summer of 1981. The Victoria Community Hall is located at the corner of Main and Howard Streets, the exact centre of the village.