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Four Island stories woven together through a collection of songs and observations about life on the Island. We travel down the red dirt road of Prince Edward Island, and on the way, collect impressions and images of the people who live there, like the colourful patchwork pieces of a quilt.

Compelling, poignant, and often very funny, the stories and songs introduce a collection of unique and lively characters who each, in their way, persevere, overcome, and ultimately make the choice to hope, forgive, and give back to the world. Drawn from different time periods and with different textures and qualities, the characters we meet along the road come alive through  these stories and songs – creating a colourful and joyful patchwork of Islanders and Island life.

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HOURS OF OPERATION 


Art Gallery

Wednesday to Saturday 11a.m .-  5 p.m  |  Sunday 1p.m. – 5 p.m.  |  Monday and Tuesday Closed


Box Office

Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  |  Sundays & Evening Performances: The Box Office opens 2.5 hours prior to each performance. Please call 1.800.565.0278 or 902.566.1267 for information.

Mavor’s Restaurant

Monday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.  |  Friday – Saturday  11 a.m. – 11 p.m.  |  Sunday Closed
Please call 902.628.6107 for information.

Showcase Gift Shop

Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. |  Friday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. |  Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  |  Sunday 12:00 – 5 p.m.
Please call 902.628.6149 for information.

The Story of Confederation 

Open only on Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


HOLIDAY HOURS

CCOA Building: Building closed to public at 1 p.m. from December 24 to January 1 | Open for Mavor’s December 31 NYE dinner from 5:00 – 10:00 pm  |  Open for Premier’s Levee January 1 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Box Office: December 24: Open 10:00 am – 1:00 pm  |  Closed December 25 to January 1
( January 2  12:00 – 5:00 pm)

Mavor’s: Closed December 24 to 30  |  December 31: Open 5:00 – 10:00 pm  |  Closed January 1

Art Gallery: Closed December 24 to January 1

Showcase: Open December 24 10:00 am – 1:00 pm  |  Closed December 25 to January 1

Confederation Centre Chamber: Closed December 24 to January 1 (only open on Saturdays until June)

Library (public hours): Dec. 23: 12:30 – 5:00 pm  |  Dec. 24:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm  |  Dec. 25 and Dec. 26: Closed  |  Dec. 27: 9:30 am – 8:30 pm  |  Dec. 28 and Dec. 29: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Administrative Offices: Closed December 24 to January 1

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Hours of Operation


Art Gallery

Wednesday to Saturday 11a.m .-  5 p.m  |  Sunday 1p.m. – 5 p.m.  |  Monday and Tuesday Closed


Box Office

Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  |  Sundays & Evening Performances: The Box Office opens 2.5 hours prior to each performance. Please call 1.800.565.0278 or 902.566.1267 for information.

Mavor’s Restaurant

Monday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.  |  Friday – Saturday  11 a.m. – 11 p.m.  |  Sunday Closed
Please call 902.628.6107 for information.

Showcase Gift Shop

Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. |   Sunday Closed
Please call 902.628.6149 for information.

The Story of Confederation 

Open only on Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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Susan Henley 
Raised in:  Sedley, SK  FOR THE CENTRE: Spoon River, Evangeline, Canada ROCKS!, Anne of Green Gables–The Musical™  THEATRE: Beauty and the Beast, P.S. Cabaret #1 (Toronto); A Christmas Carol (Soulpepper); Guys and Dolls (Montreal); Hairspray (Canadian premiere, 1st U.S. National); Cinderella (London); Closer Than Ever (Canadian premiere, Toronto); 3 seasons Stratford Festival.  FILM/TV: Channeled Lives, Crawford, Saving Hope  UPCOMING: P.S. Cabaret #2 — Married to a talented actor.  Mother to two talented sons. Deeply grateful.
Katie Kerr   
Raised in: Windsor, ON   For the Centre: Mamma Mia!, Anne of Green Gables–The Musical™, Evangeline, Alice Through the Looking-Glass, Ring of Fire, Canada ROCKS! Theatre: Mamma Mia! (Theatre Aquarius/WCT); Come From Away; Theory of Relativity; Spring Awakening; Oklahoma! (Theatre Sheridan).  Other: Film/TV: How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? (CBC) — Katie is thrilled to be returning for her eighth season. Katie spends her off-season teaching voice and drama at Holland College. She would like to thank her family and her husband for all their love and constant support.
Connor Lucas 
Raised in: Comox Valley, BC  For the Centre: We Are Canadian!, Voices of Canada, Anne of Green Gables–The Musical™, A Misfortune  Selected Theatre: Yellowpoint Christmas Spectactular (Razzle Dazzle Productions); Floyd Collins, Shrek The Musical, Grand Hotel (Theatre Sheridan); Scotland Sings! (Victoria Playhouse Petrolia).  Other: Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance, Sheridan Institute. — Overjoyed to be spending my fourth summer with The Festival. Thanks for supporting Canadian theatre!
Andrea Menard 
Indigenous Affiliation: Métis Nation (Manitoba), lives in Vancouver  For the Centre: Debut  Theatre: Thanks For Giving (Arts Club); Evita, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth (Persephone); The Velvet Devil (NAC); The Rez Sisters, Joni Mitchell: River (PTE); Great Expectations (Gateway).  Other: TV: Blackstone; Supernatural; Moccasin Flats, Rabbit Fall. Her one-woman show The Velvet Devil was made into a TV movie. @andreamenardmusic
Marlane O’Brien 
Raised in: Proud I.B.C.  For the Centre: Glenda’s Kitchen, Alice Through the Looking-Glass, Evangeline, Canada ROCKS!, Ring of Fire, The Full Monty, A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline, If You Could Read My Mind, Dads  Theatre: Grace in Grace and Glorie (1st annual PPTF Festival in Charlottetown); Maddie in the world premiere of Toronto Mississippi (Tarragon Theatre); Miss Hannigan in Annie (Neptune).  Film/TV: Mrs. Stuart in TV’s Emily of New Moon; Cat in Thom Fitzgerald’s feature film Cloudburst; voice of Clara in Teletoon’s Eckhart. — Thrilled to have my show, Stories From The Red Dirt Road, at The Mack this summer.
Melanie Phillipson 
Raised in: Moose Jaw, SK  For the Centre: Anne of Green Gables–The Musical™ (Mrs. Spencer/Sloane), Belles Soeurs: The Musical, A Misfortune, Kronborg: In Concert  Theatre: Belles Soeurs: The Musical (NAC), Sweet Charity, Guys and Dolls, Lady Windermere’s Fan, My Fair Lady, Sunday in the Park with George, Mack and Mabel, The Women, Follies, The President, Hotel Peccadillo, Wonderful Town (Shaw Festival, 7 seasons); Hairspray (Mirvish); Molière (Tarragon); Annie Get Your Gun, Peter Pan, The Buddy Holly Story (Drayton); CATS (Stuttgart).  Other: Film/TV: Degrassi, Luggage, and 15 television commercials. — Thrilled to be back on the Island!
Shawn Wright
Raised in: Saint John, NB  For The Centre: Debut  Theatre: Stratford Festival (7 seasons), Shaw Festival (6 seasons), Jersey Boys (Toronto premiere); Mamma Mia! (U.S. premiere); Lord of the Rings (World premiere); Les Misérables (Neptune); Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (TNB); decades of leading roles across North America.  Other: TV: Murdoch Mysteries, Due South. Playwriting: Ghost Light, published by Playwrights Canada Press.
Sheldon Elter
Born in Peace River Alberta. For the Centre: Evangeline
Theatre:  Crazy For You, Alice Through The Looking Glass, One Man Two Guvnors, Julius Caesar, A Prairie Boy’s Winter and Vimy  (Citadel Theatre), BEARS (Pyretic Productions), The Crackwalker (Kill Your Television), Tartuffe, Sound of L’Homme de la Mancha (L’Unithéâtre), HROSES: An Affront to Reason (Maggie Tree), NEVERMORE (Catalyst Theatre), HAIR The Musical, Shear Madness, The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee, The Buddy Holly Story and The Full Monty (Mayfield Dinner Theatre). TV credits: Hank Williams’ First Nation (APTN), Hell On Wheels, (AMC). He is the co-star, writer, and Co-Executive Producer on Delmer and Marta and CAUTION: May Contain Nuts (APTN) He is also a core-member of the ukulele rock band sensation, The Be Arthurs.