Captivating storyteller Donna Washington delights audiences of all ages

Professional storyteller Donna Washington will inspire and excite audiences of all ages when she performs at the Fredericton Playhouse on Sunday, March 16 at 2 p.m. Washington's shows are captivating and dynamic storytelling performances. She uses vocal pyrotechnics, extreme facial expressions, participation and physicality to help stories manifest before the delighted eyes of audiences. Growing up, Washington travelled …

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Outstanding artist Peggy Baker explores the power of contemporary dance

Next month, the Fredericton Playhouse will host two performances from Peggy Baker Dance Projects, featuring one of Canada's foremost modern dancers. Established in Toronto in 1990, Peggy Baker Dance Projects is dedicated to offering experiences of significance, personal connection, and transformative potential to audiences through the power and beauty of the art of dance. The …

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Three fabulous prizes up for grabs through the Coast-to-Coast Raffle

For those who are unable to travel back to the height of Motown at the Bell Aliant Backstage Bash on March 21, there’s another way to participate in the Playhouse’s only annual fundraising event. Everyone is invited to participate in the Fredericton Playhouse’s Coast-to-Coast Raffle for a chance to win one of three incredible prize …

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Three works from Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal will leave audiences breathless

On Friday, February 28 at 7:30 p.m., internationally renowned repertory company Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal will present three works by three different choreographers at the Fredericton Playhouse. Since its birth in 1972, Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal has continued to grow through its energy and incredible spirit of exploration. Famous for its radiant and …

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The movin’, groovin’ Sounds of Motown live on at the Bell Aliant Backstage Bash

Get ready for a magical journey back in time with the Bell Aliant Backstage Bash. On March 21, you're invited to boogie the night away to the sweet sounds of Motown at the Fredericton Playhouse. The Bash will transport guests to a time when new sounds were born - the Sounds of Motown. From his Detroit …

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The Intergalactic Nemesis embarks on an epic adventure

On Tuesday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m., The Intergalactic Nemesis - Book One: Target Earth lands on the Fredericton Playhouse stage. This is a performance like no other, combining the drama of a radio play with the art of a graphic novel to create an incredible sci-fi story. Now in its third touring season, this production has …

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Fredericton Playhouse season highlights

We're more than halfway through our 2013-14 season, but the Fredericton Playhouse still has lots of exciting shows coming up over the next few months. Here are the remaining Spotlight Series events we're looking forward to sharing with you!  Dance The Playhouse is presenting a wide range of different dance performances this season. Up next …

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Fubuki Daiko works with local students through Fredericton Playhouse School Programs

This week, the Fredericton Playhouse begins its 2013-14 School Programs with a Bus-In Matinee and a Beyond the Stage workshop that will allow students to work with Japanese drumming group Fubuki Daiko. Through the School Programs, thousands of local students will have the opportunity to experience live music, theatre and dance performances this school year. …

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Maria Osende Flamenco brings fiery passion to Valentine’s Day

This February, celebrate Valentine's Day weekend at the Fredericton Playhouse with a passionate dance performance. Maria Osende Flamenco: Sublime promises to turn up the heat on Sunday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m.   Inspired by the manifestation of a lucid dream, Sublime fuses hot, passionate flamenco withopera and blues, taking you on a journey that ebbs between beauty and passion; magic moments …

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