New performing arts centre will have major benefits for Fredericton’s economy

By Greg MacFarlane A new regional performing arts centre will be beneficial to our community in many ways. From an economic perspective, the new facility promises to have an overwhelmingly positive impact on Fredericton and the surrounding region. The existing Playhouse already has a major impact on our regional and provincial economy. During our 2016-17 …

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Mermaid Theatre’s adaptations of Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny promise to delight children

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia will bring two beloved children's books to life on the Playhouse stage with a Pay What You Will Kidstage Series performance on Saturday, May 12 at 2 p.m. Children and parents alike will be captivated by Mermaid Theatre's adaptations of Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny. While one is a celebration …

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Vocal quartet Cadence will wow audiences with a mesmerizing display of musical genius

Canada’s premier vocal group Cadence will perform at the Fredericton Playhouse on Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m., marking the final performance in the 2017-18 Spotlight Series. Cadence has been wowing audiences across Canada and around the world for nearly 20 years. The members of this a cappella quartet bring an infectious energy and uncanny …

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Cirque company Flip FabriQue creates pure magic on stage

Coming to the Playhouse on Friday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m., cirque company Flip FabriQue will wow audiences with their incredible show Catch Me. Created by six alumni of Quebec City Circus School in 2011, Flip FabriQue adopts a creative and collaborative approach to highlight each performer’s strengths, and create pure magic on stage. Their …

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Heather Rankin forges her own musical legacy while honouring her roots

On Sunday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. the Fredericton Playhouse presents a solo performance by famed Cape Breton artist Heather Rankin. After more than 25 years of performing with her siblings as part of The Rankin Family, Heather Rankin has come into her own with A Fine Line, her debut solo album released in 2016. …

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Employment Opportunity: Communications Director

Fredericton Playhouse Inc., a charitable non-profit organization that manages and develops a 709-seat performance venue, has an exciting opportunity for a permanent full-time marketing/communications professional to join our team. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications Director is responsible for the development of the Fredericton Playhouse’s brand and the management and distribution of its external …

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