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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...

Jazz legend Oscar Peterson to be celebrated in Rémi Bolduc Jazz...

On Saturday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. the Fredericton Playhouse presents its final Spotlight Series show of the 2016-2017 season – Swingin’ with Oscar,...

Replacing the Playhouse offers an exciting opportunity for our community

Extensive technical reviews have found the Fredericton Playhouse is in fair to poor condition.  Over the past months, there have been a number of announcements...

Rick Miller’s BOOM is a mind-blowing experience for audiences of all...

Coming to the Fredericton Playhouse on Friday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m., BOOM is an explosive new solo performance that documents the music, culture...

This is That LIVE offers behind-the-scenes look at award-winning satirical CBC...

On Wednesday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m., This is That LIVE will bring the award-winning satirical CBC radio show to life on the Fredericton...

Hit Fringe festival show Roller Derby Saved My Soul is a...

The hit one-woman Fringe play Roller Derby Saved My Soul is coming to the Fredericton Playhouse on Friday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. Since premiering...

Jake’s Gift commemorates Second World War with poignancy and surprising humour

On Tuesday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m., the Fredericton Playhouse Spotlight Series will present award-winning Canadian play Jake’s Gift. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2017,...

Nominations sought for The Playhouse Honours 2017

The Fredericton Playhouse is asking the public for nominations for The Playhouse Honours 2017. Since 2008, the Fredericton Playhouse board of directors has awarded The Playhouse Honours annually....

Preparing for Performances Takes More Effort Than You May Realize…

Measha Brueggergosman performs at the Playhouse. When you attend a performance at the Playhouse, the show you’re seeing on stage is a final product. What...

“Ambassador of the blues” Guy Davis to perform in Playhouse’s Kidstage...

Coming to the Fredericton Playhouse on Sunday, April 9 at 2 p.m. as part of the Kidstage Series, Guy Davis’ Routes of the Blues...

Stephen Fearing captivates audiences with his arresting voice and brilliant guitar...

On Saturday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m., Juno-winning folk musician Stephen Fearing will perform at the Fredericton Playhouse. One of Canada’s foremost singer-songwriters, Fearing is...

Immortal Chi spectacularly combines martial arts and jaw-dropping acrobatics

Coming to the Fredericton Playhouse on Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m., Immortal Chi: A Warrior’s Quest for Balance brings the ancient traditions and...

The Who’s Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry comes to life with virtuoso...

On Friday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m., see a classic rock opera from a brand new perspective when the HillBenders present The Who’s Tommy:...

Take a Chance with “Pay What You Will”

At the Fredericton Playhouse, we’re always exploring new ways to make the performing arts more accessible to a wider audience, and to encourage patrons...

Moon Mouse takes families on a cosmic adventure that celebrates differences

On Sunday, February 26 at 2 p.m., the Fredericton Playhouse Kidstage Series presents Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey, by acclaimed children’s company Lightwire Theater. Lightwire...

Pay What You Will returns for the 2016-17 season

Last season, the Fredericton Playhouse introduced a new ticket pricing idea called Pay What You Will, offered on select performances. Following the success of...

Internationally acclaimed Ballet BC returns with powerful, transformative performance

On Friday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m., celebrated dance company Ballet BC will make its triumphant return to the Fredericton Playhouse. Led by Artistic Director...

Valentine’s Day gift ideas from the Playhouse

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! This year, think outside the box and surprise your special someone with something other than chocolate and...

ECMA Songwriters Tour features some of the East Coast’s hottest up-and-coming...

Coming to the Fredericton Playhouse on Thursday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m., the ECMA Songwriters Tour features five of Atlantic Canada’s hottest up-and-coming songwriters. Presented...

Le Patin Libre combines urban street dance with artistic expression on...

On Sunday, February 12 at 2 p.m. during Fredericton Frostival, the Fredericton Playhouse Spotlight Series will present Le Patin Libre performing Vertical Influences at...

The Ins and Outs of Ticketing

The Fredericton Playhouse box office is a busy hub, with ticketing staff constantly issuing tickets and offering advice and service to our patrons. It’s...

Machine de Cirque dazzles audiences with theatrics, acrobatics and juggling

Coming to the Fredericton Playhouse on Thursday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m. as part of Fredericton Frostival, Machine de Cirque will dazzle audiences with...

The Gift of Live Performance

Ballet BC: 16+ a room (performing February 24, 2017) The holiday season is always a particular magical time at the Fredericton Playhouse, and 2016 has...

DuffleBag Theatre performance is the perfect post-Christmas family activity

On Wednesday, December 28 at 2 p.m., DuffleBag Theatre will perform ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas at the Fredericton Playhouse, a family-oriented show that...

Fredericton Playhouse holiday gift guide

With Christmas only a month away, it’s time to start thinking about gifts for everyone on your list! The Playhouse has you covered with...