The holidays are upon us and this year, we want you to celebrate with the Fredericton Playhouse! Enjoying a live performance is the perfect way to spend some quality time with friends or family.
With THIRTEEN performances this season, there’s certainly something for everyone. Start (or continue!) a holiday tradition this year and enjoy some quality time together away from the holiday rush. Read on for all the ways you can take in the spirit of the holidays at the Playhouse this year:
This Season's Shows:
Friday, Nov. 25, 7:30 pm
For years, Maureen, Karen and Teresa have been captivating audiences with their highly woven sibling harmonies and endearing humour. With a mix of original songs, holiday classics, humorous recitations and a little Irish step-dancing, the evening is sure to ignite your holiday spirit.
Saturday, Nov. 26, 7:30 pm
God, dressed in an all-new holiday power suit, returns to set the record straight and expound on everything from the beginnings of Christmas with Yule, Saturnalia and Winter Solstice, to holiday foods, Christmas carols, Star Wars, the true story of the Nativity, and even Tiny Tim!
Friday, Dec. 2, 7:30 pm & Saturday, Dec. 3, 2:00 pm
Presented by Dance Fredericton Danse and featuring guest artists Alanna McAdie and Peter Lancksweerdt, soloists with Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, The Nutcracker is a full-length ballet which showcases original choreography created for Dance Fredericton Danse, elaborate costuming and sets, and the classical score by Pyotr Tchaikovsky.
Thursday, Dec. 8, 7:30 pm
Friday, Dec. 9, 7:30 pm
Saturday, Dec. 10, 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm
Inspired by the characters in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, The Wickhams takes place at the estate of Elizabeth and Darcy, entering the servants’ quarters of Pemberley at the height of holiday preparations. Don't miss this companion story to last year's holiday production, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley!
Sunday, Dec. 11, 7:30 pm
The Fredericton Symphony Orchestra returns with its annual fan-favourite seasonal concert! Start your holiday season with a full symphony orchestra sound playing seasonal musical favourites.
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 7:30pm
Measha Brueggergosman-Lee is coming home to Fredericton this holiday season! As a fundraiser for Hospice Fredericton, Measha will be performing a special Christmas show.
Monday, Dec. 19, 7:30 pm
One of the most beloved concerts on the seasonal circuit, the Barra MacNeils Celtic Christmas features a highly entertaining mix of traditional seasonal fare along with entertaining stories and dance, stamped with their lush harmonies and brilliant instrumental stylings.
Plus, for the whole family:
Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2:00 pm & 6:00 pm
This holiday season, DuffleBag Theatre brings the classic story of Robin Hood to life, with plenty of hilarious twists along the way! DuffleBag’s fractured fairy tales are an annual favourite, full of spontaneous and amusing audience involvement. With all the humour and fun you have come to expect, DuffleBag hits the mark with this on-target tale of derring-do!
Tickets available November 15 at 10 am.