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Fredericton Playhouse reports successful season, but raises concerns over deteriorating facility

The Fredericton Playhouse, Fredericton’s first choice for live performance, recorded another successful season in 2016-17. While the organization saw increased activity levels and high...

Canada 150: An opportunity to look back, look forward, and look...

2017 marks an important year for Canada, as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of confederation. The Fredericton Playhouse is participating in this year-long celebration...

The Northern Pikes celebrate three decades of music with the Big...

Coming to the Fredericton Playhouse on Friday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m., Canadian rock band The Northern Pikes will perform as part of their...

The Tale of a Town – Canada celebrates diversity by bringing...

On Thursday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m., FIXT POINT returns to the Playhouse with The Tale of a Town – Canada as part of...

Matt + Muddy Magnolias: Mighty!

Matt Anderson, an international blues star from Centreville, New Brunswick hit the stage with the Bona Fide. Matt sang and played up a storm...

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre explores the experiences of indigenous women in Re-Quickening

On Thursday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m., Kaha:wi Dance Theatre will return to the Fredericton Playhouse to perform Re-Quickening as part of the Canada...

Experience More! at the Fredericton Playhouse

The Fredericton Playhouse is excited to present our Spotlight Series, Kidstage Series and a special Canada 150 Performance Series in 2017-2018. Between the three...

Location is key for new performing arts centre

Location, location, location. It is probably the most important aspect of any new building endeavor. Last November, Mayor Mike O’Brien announced during his state of...

The Canada 150 Performance Series celebrates a milestone anniversary

In 2017, Canada celebrates the 150th anniversary of confederation, a pivotal milestone for our country, which allows us to connect with our past, celebrate...

2017-18 Season Has Something for Every Taste and Curiosity

Last month at the Fredericton Playhouse, we announced our 2017-2018 Spotlight Series lineup, which includes 24 world class performances. With full-price tickets set to...

Costume designer Lynn Addleman named recipient of The Playhouse Honours 2017

Photo credit: Andre Reinders. The Board of Directors of the Fredericton Playhouse is pleased to announce that costume designer Lynn Addleman has been named the...

A closer look at the costs associated with a new performing...

The new performing arts centre will be accessible to local groups like Blind Faith Productions. In discussing the new regional performing arts centre project, some...

The 2017-2018 Spotlight Series offers something for everyone

The Fredericton Playhouse has announced its 2017-2018 Spotlight Series, which includes twenty-four professional performances in music, theatre and dance from a wide range of...

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...
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