Do you remember your first time at the Fredericton Playhouse?

Do you remember your first visit to the Playhouse? Our staff sure do! Claire Geldart, Communications Director My first experience at the Playhouse was when I was 12-years-old. We had just moved to Fredericton and I wasn't thrilled about the move. For my birthday, my parents took me to The Secret Garden. I remember the …

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Despite successful season, Fredericton Playhouse remains focused on the necessity of a new performing arts centre

Fredericton Playhouse Inc. reported another successful season to Fredericton City Council on Monday. While the non-profit organization was successful in achieving many of its goals, the concerns of a deteriorating building remain top of mind. The Playhouse’s main stage was in use nearly every other day last year and featured an impressive 117 performances. Total …

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Op-Ed: Performing Arts Centre design process will focus on community input and collaboration

Last month, the board of directors of the Fredericton Playhouse and Fredericton City Council approved the selection process for the new performance arts centre’s design team – an important step forward for this community infrastructure project. We’re ready to tackle this next stage in developing a new performing arts centre, but we will need the …

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Tania Breen receives Playhouse Honours

The board of directors of the Fredericton Playhouse is pleased to recognize Tania Breen as the 2018 recipient of The Playhouse Honours. A brilliant educator, director and performer, Breen has been a vital part of Fredericton’s performing arts community for the past 20 years. “Tania Breen is synonymous with the performing arts in Fredericton,” says …

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2018-19 Spotlight Series offers an exciting lineup full of diverse artists

The 2018-19 Spotlight Series features 27 professional performances in music, theatre, comedy and dance — from a wide range of genres. “Our mission is to deliver programs, services and facilities to provide our community with enriching live performance experiences, and the Spotlight Series plays an important role in achieving that goal,” says Tim Yerxa, executive director …

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Employment Opportunity: Technician

TECHNICIAN (Stage Carpentry Specialist) Permanent Full-Time Fredericton Playhouse Inc., a charitable non-profit organization that manages and develops a 709-seat performance venue, has an exciting opportunity for a professional Technician (Stage Carpentry Specialist) to join our team. Reporting to the Assistant Technical and Facilities Director, the Technician delivers high quality technical production services to artists/user groups and …

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Reflecting the Cultural Diversity of our Community

Embracing diverse cultural backgrounds is one of our core values at the Fredericton Playhouse. Over the last few years, we’ve made targeted efforts to showcase Fredericton’s diverse ethno-cultural community through performances, programs and partnerships. Fredericton is home to dozens of different ethno-cultural groups, composed of both newcomers and people who were born and raised in …

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