Friends of the Fredericton Playhouse

Over the last few weeks, we have asked you, our Playhouse community, to please support us by joining the Friends of the Fredericton Playhouse. Making a charitable gift is an important investment in the future of thousands of children, no matter where their dreams may take them, and helps connect our neighbours with the transformative …

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Design to begin. An important step forward.

Statement from Greg MacFarlane, President, Board of Directors RE: City of Fredericton’s decision to begin design of a new performing arts centre. 10 November 2020 The Board of Directors of Fredericton Playhouse Inc. is very pleased with the recent decision by Fredericton City Council to engage a team lead by Diamond Schmitt Architects to begin …

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InterMISSION artists announced

Eva Christensen – View of the Fredericton Playhouse, on a Chilly Evening in May | May 2019 – Watercolour and ink on Canson art board The Fredericton Playhouse has announced the participants selected for its InterMISSION program.  This new local artist development initiative offers local artists the opportunity to use the Playhouse’s stage, equipment and expertise …

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Nominations for the 2020 Playhouse Honours award

The Playhouse Honours is an opportunity for our board of directors to celebrate and recognize members of our community for their involvement in the performing arts in Fredericton. We believe in fostering a deep appreciation of the impact people can make our community through their work in music, theatre, dance, spoken word and multidisciplinary performing arts. …

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Fredericton Playhouse’s response to COVID-19

Following the recommendation of New Brunswick’s Chief Medical Health Officer, Fredericton Playhouse has cancelled all public events up to, and including, April 2. All ticket holders for cancelled events will receive a full refund. The box office will be in touch with ticket holders regarding returns. Given the number of returns being processed, this could …

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5 Things you didn’t know about buying your tickets online

The Fredericton Playhouse box office is a busy spot. Our ticketing staff are constantly issuing tickets and offering advice to our customers. Did you know that there are three ways you can purchase tickets for shows at the Fredericton Playhouse? • Visiting us in person at our box office on 686 Queen St.; • Give …

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Statement on the Passing of Walter Learning, C.M., O.N.B

The board of directors and staff of the Fredericton Playhouse are saddened by the passing of Walter Learning. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends. Mr. Learning’s legacy is immense. As a former General Manager of the Playhouse, founder of Theatre New Brunswick, arts leader and advocate, writer, director, and actor he …

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3 Tips to ensure you’re buying tickets safely

We’re committed to ensuring that you have the best experience at the Fredericton Playhouse — from the moment you purchase your tickets to when you walk out of our doors after a performance. 

Recently, we’ve seen a rise in third party ticketing sites selling tickets to our shows at elevated prices. In this post we’ll provide 3 tips to purchase your tickets safely.  

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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