“Friends” of the Playhouse help to provide greater access to the performing arts

At the Fredericton Playhouse, we have a mission of making the performing arts accessible to everyone in our community. But as a non-profit organization, we depend on the support of our donors to share the magic of live performance through our performances and programs. Each year around this time, we put out a call for …

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A Passage to Bollywood celebrates Diwali with an engaging blend of music, dance and theatre

The Fredericton Playhouse Spotlight Series will celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, with A Passage to Bollywood on Thursday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m. Presented in partnership with the Association of Indo-Canadians, this vibrant performance by Navdhara India Dance Theatre is full of foot-tapping music, colourful costumes and a gripping plot that will keep …

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Breabach and Old Man Luedecke join forces for special double bill concert

On Thursday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m., the Canada 150 Performance Series presents a special double bill concert by Breabach and Old Man Luedecke at the Fredericton Playhouse. Five-piece Scottish band Breabach delivers a thrilling brand of contemporary folk music that has earned them international recognition on the world and roots music scene. Since their …

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Paris – The Show exports the charm and flavour of the City of Lights to Fredericton

Coming up at the Fredericton Playhouse on Wednesday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m., Paris – The Show is a vibrant tribute to the greatest French songs of the post-war years. All the charm and flavour of the City of Lights will be exported directly to Fredericton in Paris – The Show. Full of beautiful costumes …

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Fredericton Symphony Orchestra commemorates Canada’s 150th anniversary with a special performance

The Fredericton Symphony Orchestra will perform as part of a special show called First World War in Film and Music: Battle of the Somme at the Fredericton Playhouse on Monday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m. The orchestra will commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary with a performance of a musical score by Laura Rossi, presented in conjunction …

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Playhouse board provides budget update and additional site option for new performing arts centre

In an update to Fredericton City Council, the board of directors of Fredericton Playhouse Inc. provided a revised costing of a new regional performing arts centre and a new option for a site. The updated project costs to build a new performing arts centre in the City-owned parking lot at the foot of York Street …

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Bill and Joel Plaskett team up for a must-see performance

Award-winning musician Joel Plaskett will join forces with Bill Plaskett for a must-see performance at the Fredericton Playhouse on Thursday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m. Halifax-based artist Joel Plaskett has gained great acclaim as a multiple Juno-winning songwriter, selling out clubs and concert halls from coast to coast. For his latest project, he’s sharing the …

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