The Celtic Tenors break with tradition

Playhouse patrons will have the chance to enjoy the vocal harmonies of The Celtic Tenors in a special holiday concert on Saturday, November 27 at 8pm. Having established themselves as the most successful classical crossover artists ever to emerge from Ireland, they continue to re-invent the whole tenor idiom by pioneering a new style of …

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Laugh it up at the Playhouse with “That Canadian Guy” Glen Foster and John Sheehan

Friday, November 19 at 8pm, The Fredericton Playhouse welcomes renowned Canadian funnyman Glen Foster, alongside up-and-coming Newfoundland comic John Sheehan. Together, they will bring an electrifying evening of stand-up comedy to Playhouse patrons as the first of our Comedy Series offerings in our 2010-2011 Spotlight Performance Series. Glen Foster, “That Canadian Guy”, is quickly becoming …

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Discover the exoticism and diversity of Yadong Guan

Thursday, November 18 at 8pm the Fredericton Playhouse will present the second of its Onstage Series performances: Yadong Guan.  Using the theatre as a backdrop, this component of our Spotlight Series introduces a highly intimate experience with some of Canada’s most exciting up-and-coming music artists. The pipa concert offered by the virtuoso Yadong Guan brings …

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The Playhouse welcomes Canada’s “most ubiquitous side-man” Kevin Fox

Halifax native Kevin Fox will once again hit the Playhouse stage on Tuesday November 16 at 8pm. Fans may remember Fox’s last appearance at the Playhouse, as a musician for singer/songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk. Fox is a revered multi-instrumentalist, sought-after arranger/composer and recording artist, and has been dubbed  Canada’s “most ubiquitous side-man”.  Now, four years after …

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Fredericton Playhouse and Executive Director Tim Yerxa Receive National Honour

The Fredericton Playhouse, and its Executive Director Tim Yerxa, received a national award at the annual conference of the Canadian Arts Presenting Association (CAPACOA) at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa Sunday night. The Presenter of the Year Award recognizes excellence and is given to an organization and its chief executive, which has demonstrated an …

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NB Songwriters Showcase Offers Host of Rising Stars

On Friday, November 5 at 8pm, The Fredericton Playhouse welcomes four of New Brunswick’s most talented, young musicians as they bring a fresh look to the stage and a new sound to the New Brunswick music scene. New Brunswick has always been a hotbed of some of the most talented young musicians on Canada’s East …

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Rawlins Cross announces Atlantic Canada tour in support of new album Heart Head Hands

Rawlins Cross, one of Canada’s most accomplished and beloved Celtic bands, rekindles the magic with an Atlantic Canada tour, Jan. 13-22, to support the national release of their eighth album, Heart Head Hands (Ground Swell/Warner Music), in stores November 9. Atlantic Canada tour dates include: Jan. 13 Halifax Rebecca Cohn Jan. 14 Saint John The …

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