The 2020 Charlottetown Festival Playbill
Anne of Green Gables–The Musical™ – Homburg Theatre, June 3 to September 26
The Festival’s crown jewel will return for its 56th consecutive season next summer, a testament to enduring story of an orphan girl who came from away and changed the Island forever. The classic is a humorous, touching, and truly athletic musical that will inspire your imagination, tickle your funny bone, and mesmerize you with both graceful and exhilarating singing and dancing
The Drowsy Chaperone – Homburg Theatre, June 30 to September 26
You’ve never seen a show like this! A loving send-up of the Jazz Age musical, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another. This clever parody will sweep audiences away with show-stopping song and dance numbers. The cast is complete with a tap-dancing groom, bumbling best man, wise-cracking butler, desperate producer, misguided Don Juan, two goofy gangsters in disguise, and a tipsy chaperone!
Dear Rita – The Mack, June 25 through September 25
Making its world premiere in 2020 is an inspiring new production celebrating the life and songs of one of the Maritimes’ most fierce and iconic singer-songwriters, Rita MacNeil. This musical love letter features traditional and new, reimagined arrangements of Rita’s songs weaving her lyrics into new perspectives and inviting her spirit and stories into the cabaret theatre.
Bed & Breakfast – The Mack, July 11 through September 26
When Brett inherits the family home, he and Drew move out of fast-paced Toronto to set up a B&B in a picturesque tourist town. But will these big city boys face friction in their new community? With dozens of hilarious characters, all portrayed by two actors, Bed and Breakfast is a heartwarming comedy about being out in small town Canada, family skeletons in the closet, and finding a place to call home.\
PEI Professional Theatre Network