Famed illusionist brings phenomenal show to The Fredericton Playhouse

If seeing really is believing, then you don’t want to miss illusionist Mike Super when he hits the Playhouse stage on Wednesday, March 9 at 7pm. The winner of NBC’s hit TV show Phenomenon, he has pioneered a new form of magic with his own inimitable style and personality.  His appeal to both young and …

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Soak up the sibling harmonies of Sons of Maxwell

With an impressive discography and performance resume, including several industry awards and nominations, it can definitely be said that Halifax-based Sons of Maxwell have come a long way from Northern Ontario. The brothers began singing together while attending university and began a full-time music career soon after graduation. Don and Dave Carroll have done prolific …

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Get lost in the ‘80s with the Lost Fingers

The Fredericton Playhouse is gearing up for a fantastic evening of swinging gypsy-jazz style music Saturday, February 26 at 8pm, courtesy of The Lost Fingers, Canada’s Juno Award nominated sensation. This acoustic trio from Québec City plays the pop hits of the ‘80s in a style inspired by their musical hero Django Reinhardt. Named after …

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Walter Learning to receive 2011 Playhouse Honours

The founder and long-time artistic director of Theatre New Brunswick has been named the 2011 recipient of The Playhouse Honours. Walter Learning’s contributions to the community will be celebrated at the Fredericton Playhouse’s annual Onstage Gala scheduled for Saturday, May 7th. Learning, who founded Theatre New Brunswick in 1968, sought the commitment from groups in …

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Larger-than-life puppets bring Tolkien’s magical tale to the Playhouse stage

On Sunday, February 20 at 3pm, The Fredericton Playhouse Spotlight Kidstage Series presents an award-winning production by Montréal’s Théâtre Sans Fil that brings to life Tolkien’s classic tale of The Hobbit. Featuring larger-than-life puppets and fantastical special effects, this award-winning production has received standing ovations throughout the world. The Hobbit is where every reader starts …

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The Playhouse presents internationally acclaimed tenor Ben Heppner on stage and in conversation

On Tuesday, February 22 at 8pm The Fredericton Playhouse presents a rare opportunity for patrons to enjoy the radiance of Canadian tenor Ben Heppner’s musical and vocal gifts. Heppner, who loves performing to intimate houses, has planned a repertoire for his Maritime tour that ranges from folk songs arranged by Benjamin Britten, to famed pieces …

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Spring Breakup takes a quirky look at the inevitable end of love

The Fredericton Playhouse is pleased to present the third installment of our Onstage Series performances as Spring Breakup and Pat Braden entertain in an intimate concert setting on Thursday, February 17 at 8pm. Audiences will be treated to a beautifully warm and personal concert experience full of music and storytelling . Using the theatre as …

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Soak up the sounds of the ’70s and ’80s with The Piano Men II

On Wednesday, February 16 at 8pm, The Fredericton Playhouse presents the second installment of Jim Witter’s hugely popular concert tour The Piano Men. Backed by a live band and led by award-winning recording artist Jim Witter, The Piano Men II takes you along a musical multimedia journey from the ‘70s into the ‘80s, through hit …

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ECMA nominee Ross Neilsen to celebrate CD release with acoustic Playhouse performance

Canada’s hardest working blues rock act, Ross Neilsen & The Sufferin’ Bastards are set to launch their new album Live at The Acoustic Grill with a highly anticipated CD release concert at The Fredericton Playhouse on Saturday, April 9 at 8pm. Co-presented by 105.3 The Fox, The Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival, and The Fredericton …

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