City Council provides unanimous support for new performing arts centre location

Last month, Fredericton City Council unanimously decided to move ahead with an expanded version of the existing Playhouse’s Queen Street site as the location for a new regional performing arts centre. This latest decision is a huge step forward in the project, and our organization is eagerly moving ahead at a more rapid pace on …

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PostSecret: The Show explores the humour and humanity of our secrets

Coming to the Playhouse on Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m., PostSecret: The Show is an immersive and poignant theatrical journey. This performance is based on the internationally renowned community art project PostSecret, a blog featuring anonymous secrets sent in on postcards. PostSecret: The Show explores the humour and humanity of the personal stories we …

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Inside/Out is a funny, sad and stirring play about Canada’s penitentiary system

On Thursday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m., the Fredericton Playhouse Spotlight Series presents a Pay-What-You-Will performance of the one-man play Inside/Out. Inside/Out is written and performed by Patrick Keating, a kind, soft-spoken and sincere artist who spent years in and out of Canada’s penitentiary system. Keating’s honest and engaging delivery of his funny, sad and …

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Unique band Lemon Bucket Orkestra inspires joy in audiences everywhere

Following their wildly celebrated performance at the Playhouse in 2015, Lemon Bucket Orkestra returns with another adventurous and unexpected show on Friday, February 23 at 7:30 p.m. Canada’s only self-described Balkan-klezmer-gypsy-party-punk superband developed on the streets of Toronto in 2010, and has grown from a quartet of guerrilla-folk troubadours to encompass members numbering in the …

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Call Mr. Robeson tells the remarkable story of an actor, singer and civil rights campaigner

Coming to the Playhouse on Thursday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m., Call Mr. Robeson is an award-winning play about one of the forerunners of the civil rights movement. Call Mr. Robeson follows Paul Robeson, a great and famous American actor, singer and civil rights campaigner. Famous for performing songs like “Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve …

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