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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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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Multidisciplinary performance Prisoner of Tehran explores social justice, oppression and freedom

On Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m., Motus O Dance Theatre will perform Prisoner of Tehran at the Fredericton Playhouse. Prisoner of Tehran is a synthesis of dance, theatre and storytelling, exploring themes of social justice, oppression and freedom. The show is a multidisciplinary performance, featuring a spoken word component by Marina Nemat, who describes …

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Manxmouse: The Mouse Who Knew No Fear takes families on an exciting adventure

Coming to the Playhouse on Sunday, April 15 at 2 p.m., the Kidstage Series presents a Pay What You Will performance of Manxmouse: The Mouse Who Knew No Fear by Theatergroep Kwatta. The brave little Manxmouse is the strangest mouse you’ll ever see. But Manxmouse doesn’t mind being different; he knows that destiny awaits him, …

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Classic Albums Live brings Supertramp’s best-selling album Breakfast in America to life on stage

On Thursday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m., perennial Playhouse favourite Classic Albums Live returns with Supertramp: Breakfast in America. Classic Albums Live presents skilled musicians who recreate the greatest albums of the ’60s and ’70s live on stage – note for note, cut for cut. Don’t look for costumes and look-alike theatrics at these rock …

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