Charlottetown's Aaron Hastelow returning as Gilbert Blythe this summer

The Charlottetown Festival will have a familiar face portraying Gilbert Blythe this summer.

P.E.I.'s Aaron Hastelow is returning to play the romantic lead in Anne of Green Gables — The Musical at the Confederation Centre of the Arts from June to September.

"I couldn't be more excited," said Hastelow in a press release.

This year's redesigned show will have a new Anne — A.J. Bridel and a new director (Adam Brazier). 

Hastelow has previously performed in Mamma Mia! and Ring of Fire at the centre.

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