Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Manxmouse: The Mouse Who Knew No Fear takes families on an...

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,…

Classic Albums Live brings Supertramp’s best-selling album Breakfast in America to...

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…

Nominations sought for The Playhouse Honours 2018

The Fredericton Playhouse is asking the public for nominations for The Playhouse Honours 2018. Since 2008, the Fredericton Playhouse board of directors has awarded The Playhouse Honours annually. The recognition honours individuals’ involvement in the performing arts in Fredericton, fostering a deeper appreciation of the value that people can make to community life through their work in music,…

Rosie & the Riveters aim to empower with vintage-inspired folk music

Coming to the Playhouse on Wednesday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m., Rosie & the Riveters will perform folk music with a vintage 1940s flair and a contemporary feminist twist. Consisting of three talented artists from Saskatoon, Rosie & the Riveters are known for original songs that feature sophisticated harmonies, body percussion, scintillating dance moves and…

Writer and storyteller Ivan Coyote defies gender boxes in spoken word...

On Thursday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m., writer and storyteller Ivan Coyote brings their show Tomboy Survival Guide to the Playhouse stage. Tomboy Survival Guide is part anthem, part campfire story, and part instructions for dismantling the gender stories we tell ourselves and each other. Coyote, along with an all-tomboy band, invites the audience to…

City Council provides unanimous support for new performing arts centre location

Last month, Fredericton City Council unanimously decided to move ahead with an expanded version of the existing Playhouse’s Queen Street site as the location...

City Council provides unanimous support for new performing arts centre location

Last month, Fredericton City Council unanimously decided to move ahead with an expanded version of the existing Playhouse’s Queen Street site as the location for a new regional performing arts centre. This latest decision is a huge step forward in the project, and our organization is eagerly moving ahead at a more rapid pace on…

PostSecret: The Show explores the humour and humanity of our secrets

Coming to the Playhouse on Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m., PostSecret: The Show is an immersive and poignant theatrical journey. This performance is based...

PostSecret: The Show explores the humour and humanity of our secrets

Coming to the Playhouse on Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m., PostSecret: The Show is an immersive and poignant theatrical journey. This performance is based on the internationally renowned community art project PostSecret, a blog featuring anonymous secrets sent in on postcards. PostSecret: The Show explores the humour and humanity of the personal stories we…

Inside/Out is a funny, sad and stirring play about Canada’s penitentiary...

On Thursday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m., the Fredericton Playhouse Spotlight Series presents a Pay-What-You-Will performance of the one-man play Inside/Out. Inside/Out is written and...

Inside/Out is a funny, sad and stirring play about Canada’s penitentiary...

On Thursday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m., the Fredericton Playhouse Spotlight Series presents a Pay-What-You-Will performance of the one-man play Inside/Out. Inside/Out is written and performed by Patrick Keating, a kind, soft-spoken and sincere artist who spent years in and out of Canada’s penitentiary system. Keating’s honest and engaging delivery of his funny, sad and…

Unique band Lemon Bucket Orkestra inspires joy in audiences everywhere

Following their wildly celebrated performance at the Playhouse in 2015, Lemon Bucket Orkestra returns with another adventurous and unexpected show on Friday, February 23...

Unique band Lemon Bucket Orkestra inspires joy in audiences everywhere

Following their wildly celebrated performance at the Playhouse in 2015, Lemon Bucket Orkestra returns with another adventurous and unexpected show on Friday, February 23 at 7:30 p.m. Canada’s only self-described Balkan-klezmer-gypsy-party-punk superband developed on the streets of Toronto in 2010, and has grown from a quartet of guerrilla-folk troubadours to encompass members numbering in the…

Call Mr. Robeson tells the remarkable story of an actor, singer...

Coming to the Playhouse on Thursday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m., Call Mr. Robeson is an award-winning play about one of the forerunners of...

Victoria promises to dazzle audiences and heal the soul

On Wednesday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m., Dulcinea Langfelder & Co. will perform the play Victoria at the Fredericton Playhouse. Victoria is a production that...

If you think attending live performances is reserved for the privileged,...

While the performing arts have evolved significantly over the years, many people still have preconceptions about the accessibility of attending performances, especially when it...

Fredericton City Council approves expanded Queen Street site for new regional...

On Monday evening, Fredericton City Council approved an expanded version of the existing Playhouse’s Queen Street site as the location for a new regional...

Rising folk-pop musician Basia Bulat combines classic songwriting with a radiant,...

Coming to the Playhouse on Saturday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m. during Fredericton Frostival, Basia Bulat will wow audiences with her electrifying voice and...

Girls Nite Out will have audiences laughing in the aisle with...

On Friday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m. during Fredericton Frostival, the Playhouse Spotlight Series presents an evening of stand-up comedy and improv called Girls...

Toronto Dance Theatre returns with five masterworks from Artistic Director Christopher...

Contemporary dance company Toronto Dance Theatre returns to the Playhouse on Thursday, January 25 at 7:30 p.m. during Fredericton Frostival to celebrate its 50th...

An “experience” makes a thoughtful gift

We always look forward to the holiday season at the Fredericton Playhouse, and once again, the past month has been full of magical, festive...

Fredericton Playhouse board recommends building new performing arts centre on Queen...

In a report to Fredericton City Council on Monday, the board of directors of Fredericton Playhouse Inc. provided the results of a series of...

DuffleBag Theatre’s Cinderella is full of spontaneous fun and audience involvement

Playhouse Kidstage Series favourite DuffleBag Theatre returns to Fredericton on Friday, December 29 with two performances of Cinderella at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The...

Celebrate the holiday season with Tomato Tomato’s Maritime Christmas

On Friday, December 22 at 7:30 p.m., Tomato Tomato’s Maritime Christmas tour comes to the Fredericton Playhouse. Saint John-based duo Tomato Tomato consists of husband...

Playhouse seeks public feedback about performing arts centre project

Last month, on behalf of the Fredericton Playhouse board of directors, I provided an important update on the new regional performing arts centre to...
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