Brush up on your ballet: Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet offers something for everyone

On Friday, November 9, RWB makes a triumphant return to Atlantic Canada, and to The Playhouse stage, bringing an impressive program that will leave no doubt that the company deserves its distinguished global reputation.The 2012-2013 RWB season brings with it a virtuosic quadruple-bill which features Peter Quanz's In Tandem, Brian Macdonald's Pas D'action, Jorden Morris' …

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RWB MAKES TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO ATLANTIC CANADA

On Friday, November 9, Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet will be presenting a mixed repertoire program at The Fredericton Playhouse showcasing works by some of today's most celebrated choreographers, leaving no doubt that the Company deserves its distinguished global reputation.The impressive four-piece lineup includes Peter Quanz's In Tandem, Brian Macdonald's Pas D'Action, William Forsythe's The Vertiginous …

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Cabin Fever breaks out at The Playhouse

This November, award-winning singer Corb Lund kicks off a coast-to-coast Canadian tour in Halifax, and rolls into The Playhouse on Sunday, November 18. Cabin Fever, Lund’s most recent release on New West Records, is his highest Canadian Billboard top 200 debut, hitting #1 in its first week. The JUNO Award-winner and seven-time Roots Artist of …

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Classic Albums Live unveils Sticky Fingers

The Fredericton Playhouse Spotlight Series is pleased to present THE concert event for Stones fans. Join us Saturday, November 17 at 7:30pm for another jaw-dropping performance by Classic Albums Live as they recreate Sticky Fingers by legendary rock band The Rolling Stones. Released in April 1971, Sticky Fingers is the ninth British and 11th American …

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A musical powerhouse, the Gryphon Trio is not your parents’ chamber music

Having impressed international audiences and the press with their highly refined, dynamic performances, the 2011 Juno Award winning Gryphon Trio has firmly established itself as one of the world’s pre-eminent piano trios. Performing from Canada to Russia, the United States to Egypt, Belgium to Scandinavia, and major European centres in between, “Canada’s national treasure” is …

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A stunning contrast in classical and contemporary styles courtesy of Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Versatility, technical excellence, and a captivating style are the trademarks of Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet – qualities that have garnered both critical and audience acclaim, and which have kept the RWB in demand as it presents more than 100 performances every season. On Friday, November 9, RWB makes a triumphant return to Atlantic Canada this …

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Ian & Coco roll into town

Ian Sherwood and Coco Love Alcorn, two ECMA nominated artists are ready to roll into The Fredericton Playhouse on Thursday, November 8. Seamlessly blending their individual catalogues as they present a dynamic show; with this feisty duo there’s no need for a band. In an evening full of harmonies, humour, and a zest for engaging …

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Heartfelt and soulful, The Nylons sing on!

For over 30 years, The Nylons have been the most beloved Canadian vocal quartet, earning a reputation unsurpassed. Needing only their voices, their joy, and their ability to entertain audiences, the group was formed in Toronto in 1978. Today the group consists of tenors Claude Morrison and Garth Mosbaugh, as well as baritone Gavin Hope …

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Christmas @theplayhouse acting audition call

Fredericton’s favourite Christmas show is holding acting auditions on Saturday October 13 at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre. Auditions will begin at 2pm, on a first-come first-served basis by sign-up sheet.  No advanced preparation is necessary, as sides will be provided to the actors upon arrival. We are looking for male and female actors of …

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Kick up your heels with the queen of the fiddle!

Get ready for an invigorating evening of toe-tapping jigs, reels and strathspeys by Juno Award-winning fiddler and Cape Breton girl Natalie MacMaster. Lest there be any reservation concerning this declaration, you’re invited to check her out on October 6 at 7:30pm at The Fredericton Playhouse when she will share the jubilant instrumental music that is …

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