The Bricklin Backstage Part 6: Playing the Premier

Today we  sat down with Shawn Wright, a New Brunswick native who is playing the part of Premier Richard Hatfield in this year's run of  The Bricklin: An Automotive Fantasy which opened last Friday and continues until Sunday August 7.  The podcast is part of The Bricklin Backstage – a series of podcasts produced by Jeremy VanSlyke …

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Bricklin: ‘New Brunswick has come a long way, baby’

The Fredericton Playhouse was full of excitement on Friday evening as The Bricklin: An Automotive Fantasy opened to a sold-out crowd wrought with anticipation for the return of this hit musical comedy by Allen Cole and Paul Ledoux. Transported back to a time characterized by its catchy disco beats, distinct fashions, and undeniable sex appeal, …

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The Bricklin Backstage Part 5: Funky Music

Today we spoke with Allen Cole, co-writer and composer of  the Playhouse/Theatre New Brunswick musical The Bricklin: An Automotive Fantasy which opens Friday.  The podcast is part of The Bricklin Backstage – a series of podcasts produced by Jeremy VanSlyke that will bring audiences deeper into the Bricklin story. VanSlyke will talk to those who were part of …

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The Bricklin Backstage Part 4: On with the Show

This week we unveil our fourth episode of The Bricklin Backstage – a series of podcasts produced by Jeremy VanSlyke that will bring audiences deeper into the Bricklin story. VanSlyke will talk to those who were part of the Bricklin saga in the 1970s, as well as those who are involved in the musical today. …

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Malcolm Bricklin to attend opening night of Bricklin musical

The man whose entrepreneurial dream saw the rise and fall of the Bricklin SV-1, and spawned one of the most colourful stories in our province’s history, is slated to attend the opening performance of The Bricklin: An Automotive Fantasy at The Fredericton Playhouse on July 22 at 7:30pm. Malcolm Bricklin, whose namesake, vision, and an …

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Bricklin rehearsals in full swing!

The Fredericton Playhouse is a flurry of activity as rehearsals gear up for the much-anticipated remount of The Bricklin: An Automotive Fantasy. Since its world premiere, Allen Cole and Paul Ledoux’s hit musical has garnered national and international attention, bringing a piece of New Brunswick’s history to the headlines, and an exciting new work to …

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Job Posting: Development Director

Fredericton Playhouse Inc., a charitable non-profit organization which manages and develops a 709-seat performance venue, has an opening for a Development Director to join our team. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director is responsible for the ongoing management and development of the organization’s foundation/government grant portfolio, donor program, sponsorship portfolio, and special fundraising …

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