Jazz legend Oscar Peterson to be celebrated in Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble tribute show

On Saturday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. the Fredericton Playhouse presents its final Spotlight Series show of the 2016-2017 season – Swingin’ with Oscar, with the Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble. One of Canada’s most honoured musicians, Oscar Peterson was widely regarded as one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time. A highly accomplished soloist …

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Replacing the Playhouse offers an exciting opportunity for our community

Over the past months, there have been a number of announcements and news stories about a new regional performing arts centre to replace the existing Fredericton Playhouse and better serve our community. This project, lead by Fredericton Playhouse Inc. in partnership with the City of Fredericton, is a large, complex undertaking, which reasonably raises a …

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Rick Miller’s BOOM is a mind-blowing experience for audiences of all generations

  oming to the Fredericton Playhouse on Friday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m., BOOM is an explosive new solo performance that documents the music, culture and politics that shaped the Baby Boom generation. From Dora and Gemini-winning performer Rick Miller, BOOM will take audiences through 25 turbulent years, giving voice to over 100 influential politicians, …

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This is That LIVE offers behind-the-scenes look at award-winning satirical CBC radio show

On Wednesday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m., This is That LIVE will bring the award-winning satirical CBC radio show to life on the Fredericton Playhouse stage. Hot on the heels of the release of their first book, This is That: Travel Guide to Canada, and a string of viral videos, Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring …

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Hit Fringe festival show Roller Derby Saved My Soul is a fun and uplifting comedy

The hit one-woman Fringe play Roller Derby Saved My Soul is coming to the Fredericton Playhouse on Friday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. Since premiering at the Ottawa Fringe Festival in 2011, Roller Derby Saved My Soul has charmed critics and audiences all over the world. Roller derby and superheroes collide in this delightful comedy, …

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