Discover the allure of the tango!

Discover a universe of powerful music, exciting dance, and outstanding melodies when Spotlight on Tango comes to The Fredericton Playhouse on Thursday, April 7 at 8pm. The amazing choreography and colourful lighting design alone will illustrate an explosion of emotions on stage. In this new production with distinctive arrangements, refined lyrics, and captivating dances, Spotlight …

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New East End Parking Garage Opens to the Public on March 28

The main part of the City of Fredericton’s new East End Parking Garage will open to the public on March 28. “This new parking facility is an important part of the east end development project that will serve the new Fredericton Conference Centre and office building as well as a new hotel to be constructed …

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A conversation with contemporary dance icon Marie Chouinard: Part III

Playhouse Executive Director Tim Yerxa chats with the renowned choreographer at her Montréal studios In November 2010, Fredericton Playhouse Executive Director Tim Yerxa made a visit to the studios of Compagnie Marie Chouinard to sit with the company’s founder and Artistic Director. In a series of three episodes, Yerxa and Chouinard discuss the oft misunderstood …

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Holy Cow! Look what’s coming to the Playhouse!

Henrietta Alformi is in a tizzy because someone has stolen her stuffed teddy bear and she cannot sleep anymore! The famous detectives Tom and Bob quickly get down to business; the case is quite mysterious, one must admit. No one is able to get to sleep since the city has been invaded by stuffed-toy alarm …

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Lucien will keep ‘em rollin’ in the aisles!

On Saturday, April 2 at 8pm, Lucien the opinionated North Shore mill-worker, and New Brunswick’s blue-collar philosopher, is returning to The Fredericton Playhouse with his latest installment Lucien:  Helter Smelter. Lucien’s character was created by New Brunswick theatre artist Marshall Button in 1984, and has been dazzling audiences ever since. In this episode, Lucien was …

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2011 Onstage Gala celebrates Playhouse Honours recipient Walter Learning

Join us for an unforgettable evening on Saturday, May 7, as we recognize Walter Learning, 2011 recipient of the Playhouse Honours. Each spring, the Onstage Gala is held in support of the Fredericton Playhouse. The charity benefit event is a celebration of the performing arts in our community. At the same time, the event honours …

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A conversation with contemporary dance icon Marie Chouinard: Part II

Playhouse Executive Director Tim Yerxa chats with the renowned choreographer at her Montréal studios In November 2010, Fredericton Playhouse Executive Director Tim Yerxa made a visit to the studios of Compagnie Marie Chouinard to sit with the company’s founder and Artistic Director. In a series of three episodes, Yerxa and Chouinard discuss the oft misunderstood …

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