Sci-Fi Double Feature is full of wit, anarchy and whimsy

Coming to the Fredericton Playhouse on Saturday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m., Sci-Fi Double Feature by Ramshackle Theatre is an exciting, one-of-a-kind show. Based out of a small studio in Yukon’s Boreal Forest, Ramshackle Theatre creates enchanting theatre pieces using the simplest of materials. Inspired by action-adventure B-movies from the 1960s, Sci-Fi Double Feature is …

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Developing Our Young People’s Potential Through the Arts

I believe that everyone who has the chance to participate in the performing arts is positively impacted by the experience; that said, there is perhaps no group more profoundly affected by seeing dance, music and theatre performances than children and young adults. Researchers have found a number of important benefits for young people who are …

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Count Basie Orchestra brings legendary sound to the Fredericton Playhouse

On Friday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m., the legendary Count Basie Orchestra will perform at the Fredericton Playhouse. Celebrating its 80th anniversary, the Count Basie Orchestra remains one of the greatest big band jazz orchestras in music history. Founded by William “Count” Basie in Kansas City in 1935, the group has included many of the …

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Hilarious and poignant Robert Post brings one-man variety show to Fredericton

On Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m., Emmy-winning performer Robert Post will serve up a delightful entertainment feast for the whole family at the Fredericton Playhouse. This category-defying one-man variety show is hilarious, poignant and physically dazzling. Post’s meticulously crafted sketches fill the stage with bumblers, dreamers and cartoonish heroes of every stripe. The star …

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Nominations sought for The Playhouse Honours 2016

The Fredericton Playhouse is asking the public for nominations for The Playhouse Honours 2016. Since 2008, the Fredericton Playhouse board of directors has awarded The Playhouse Honours annually. The recognition honours individuals’ involvement in the performing arts in Fredericton, fostering a deeper appreciation of the value that people can make to community life through their …

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Canada’s Ballet Jörgen brings The Velveteen Rabbit to life

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen will bring popular children’s story The Velveteen Rabbit to life on the Fredericton Playhouse stage on Sunday, April 3 at 2 p.m. The Velveteen Rabbit tells the story of a young boy and his love for a stuffed rabbit that eventually becomes alive. Based on the beloved book by Margery Williams and …

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La Otra Orilla celebrates the timeless appeal of flamenco

On Thursday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m., acclaimed flamenco dance company La Otra Orilla brings Unplugged to the Fredericton Playhouse. Recognized for taking a radical approach to flamenco, La Otra Orilla is based on a trans-disciplinary collaboration between dancer and choreographer Myriam Allard and singer-director Hedi Graja. The company embodies and celebrates the timeless and …

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