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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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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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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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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Partnerships with local businesses play a big role in presenting performances

At the Fredericton Playhouse, we depend on the involvement of our local business community as partners in our performance series and other programs. We are always looking to connect with local business managers and owners to discuss partnership opportunities, particularly with our flagship Spotlight and Kidstage Series. Over the years, we’ve formed a number of …

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Securing artists for our programs: not a simple task

At the Fredericton Playhouse, we present a number of different programs every year, each intended to foster the community’s interest in and appreciation of the performing arts. I thought it might be interesting to explore one of those programs, our Spotlight Series, and explain how we develop this series to bring diverse international touring artists …

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Meet the Playhouse: Sally and Alexandra

At the Fredericton Playhouse, we’re proud to have a dedicated team working behind the scenes to bring you incredible live performance experiences. Over the past few weeks, we’ve introduced you to some of the staff members who help make the magic happen. This week, we're wrapping up our series with Patron Services Manager Sally Goodwin and Communications …

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