Add the Performing Arts to Your Healthy Living Resolution

Each year when January rolls around, many among us make a New Year’s resolution. Some of the most popular resolutions are health-related, from joining a gym to starting a new diet. But this year, I have a suggestion for a different way to improve your health in 2016 – by participating in the performing arts. …

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Dave Gunning brings seasoned musicianship and homespun humour to Fredericton

Coming up on Friday, February 5 at 7:30 p.m. during Fredericton Frostival, Juno-nominated singer-songwriter Dave Gunning returns to the Fredericton Playhouse stage for a much-anticipated performance. Hailing from Pictou County, N.S., Gunning is an East Coast mainstay known for writing authentic lyrics that grab audiences by the heart. With a repertoire that includes flavours of …

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Big savings for students and youth at the Playhouse!

  Looking for a cheap and entertaining night out on a student budget? Lots of shows at the Fredericton Playhouse offer a special rate for teens, students and young adults, making it super easy to enjoy an affordable evening of music, theatre or dance. All shows in our Spotlight Series offer a special Under 19 …

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Ukrainian band DakhaBrakha brings new meaning to world music

On Thursday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. during Fredericton Frostival, Ukrainian "ethnic chaos" band DakhaBrakha will bring their unexpected and exhilarating music to the Fredericton Playhouse stage. A world music quartet from Kyiv, Ukraine, DakhaBrakha experiments with Ukrainian folk music, adding the rhythms of the surrounding world to create a bright, unique and unforgettable sound …

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Chris McKhool’s Fiddlefire! encourages families to dance, clap, laugh and sing along

Coming to the Fredericton Playhouse on Sunday, January 31 at 2 p.m. during Fredericton Frostival, violin sensation Chris McKhool will have families dancing, clapping, laughing and singing songs with his fun performance, Fiddlefire! A Juno-nominated children’s performer, McKhool will introduce young audiences to rare percussion instruments from around the world during this engaging show. Children …

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