Playhouse seeks public feedback about performing arts centre project

Last month, on behalf of the Fredericton Playhouse board of directors, I provided an important update on the new regional performing arts centre to Fredericton City Council. Now, we’re looking for feedback from the public and community stakeholders as the project moves forward. The first point we wanted to address was that the total project …

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Give the gift of live performance this holiday season!

It's hard to believe it, but Christmas is only a month away - and that means it's time for the annual Playhouse holiday gift guide! We have great suggestions for everyone on your list this year. Read on for our top picks. For the classic rock fan:  Classic Albums Live Performs Supertramp: Breakfast in America …

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Celebrate the holiday season with festive shows at the Playhouse!

The holiday season is coming up quickly, and this November and December we have a wide range of exciting seasonal shows coming to the Fredericton Playhouse! Read on to learn about music, dance and theatre performances that are sure to put you in a festive mood. Nothing says Christmas like holiday music, and this year …

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Emilie-Claire Barlow kicks off the holiday season with an eclectic mix of Christmas and wintry tunes

On Tuesday, November 28 at 7:30 p.m., Canadian jazz vocalist Emilie-Claire Barlow returns to the Fredericton Playhouse for a special holiday performance. Barlow is known for her classy demeanour, charming humour, and for her distinct, sultry voice. The two-time Juno-winning sensation has dazzled audiences all over the world, and is always an audience favourite when …

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The Jerry Cans evoke the contemporary north with their high-energy music

Fast-rising northern band The Jerry Cans will perform in a Pay What You Will show at the Playhouse on Saturday, November 25 at 7:30 p.m. The Jerry Cans’ music is inspired by their home territory, Nunavut. With their unique mix of Iqaluit alt-country, throat singing and reggae, this five-piece group is truly one of a …

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Pay What You Will pricing idea expands for 2017-2018 season

Following the success of our Pay What You Will pricing idea over the last two seasons, the Playhouse has expanded the initiative for 2017-2018. This year, we will offer Pay What You Will pricing on two Spotlight Series performances: The Jerry Cans on November 25, and Inside/Out on March 15; and on all three Kidstage …

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Classic Albums Live brings Rush’s epic album 2112 to life on stage

On Friday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m., perennial Fredericton Playhouse favourite Classic Albums Live returns to the stage to perform Rush: 2112. Classic Albums Live presents skilled musicians who recreate the greatest albums of the ’60s and ’70s live on stage – note for note, cut for cut. Don’t look for costumes and look-alike theatrics …

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