Guitarists unite!

On Sunday, April 14 The Fredericton Playhouse will welcome six virtuoso guitarists from four countries (Japan, Canada, Belgium and the United States) whose 40 years of combined performing experience has turned into one phenomenal six-by-six-string ensemble. In a pleasantly surprising sound sensation, California Guitar Trio’s steel-stringed guitars blend naturally with Montreal Guitar Trio’s nylon-stringed guitars, …

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Treasured stories come to life!

Mermaid's much-anticipated new production, A Brown Bear, a Moon, and a Caterpillar: Treasured Stories by Eric Carle takes to the Playhouse stage on Sunday, April 7 at 2pm. Featuring evocative music, stunning visual effects and innovative puppetry, the triple-bill celebrates three of Eric Carle's most beloved tales: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Brown Bear, Brown Bear …

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Celebrate a musical spring at The Playhouse!

Theatre New Brunswick presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS March 21-24 Thirty years after its premiere, the story of a hapless florist shop worker and his man-eating plant is still a fan favourite. We welcome spring with an energetic rock musical full of colourful characters, B-movie satire and 1960s-inspired rock, doo wop and Motown songs.  Starring …

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Get up close and personal…with a puppet.

Lynn Trefzger has made a career out of a childhood hobby, making a living as a successful ventriloquist and comedienne whose comical characters have garnered her a spot among the top people in her business. Named the 2006 Funniest Female Performer of the Year, by CAMPUS ACTIVITIES MAGAZINE and nominated 2007 Funniest Female by American …

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Long-term needs and options for a performing arts centre to be studied

City of Fredericton working with Fredericton Playhouse Inc. to begin studying long-term options (Fredericton, NB) – The City of Fredericton and Fredericton Playhouse Inc., the non-profit organization that manages its live performance venue, will begin the first phase of studying the feasibility of a performing arts centre for Fredericton. A joint steering committee comprised of …

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