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Spotlight Series

The Fredericton Playhouse Spotlight Series invites some of the most exciting artists touring today to the Playhouse stage, offering East Coast favourites, internationally acclaimed ensembles, up-and-coming musicians, innovative dance and circus shows, hilarious comedy performances, inspiring theatre pieces and much more.

The 2023-24 season features 27 professional performances in music, dance, circus, and comedy from across Canada and around the world. Plus, with 7 Pay What You Will performances, everyone can find a way to enjoy the Spotlight Series!

The Fredericton Playhouse is also launching a BRAND-NEW membership program. A Playhouse Membership will now give members access to a 48-hour pre-sale for tickets to all shows that go on sale throughout the year (not restricted to Spotlight series), as well as additional discounts and perks. 2023-24 is sure to be an exciting season! 

Featured Events:

Mon 15 Apr 2024
@ 7:30 PM
$18- 36
Plus taxes
Stylised black images of singers from the 1980s against a teal green background
Fredericton Playhouse Presents

Choir! Choir! Choir!

Epic 80s sing-along Choir! Choir! Choir! is an interactive singing experience where the audience is led in song for a participatory and powerful performance. A Toronto-based singing group led by creative directors Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman, Choir! takes a non-traditional approach; there are no auditions, just buy a ticket and you’re in! Show up and they'll teach you an...

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Stylised black images of singers from the 1980s against a teal green background

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Fri 10 May 2024
@ 7:30 PM
Pay What You Will - Tickets Required
Plus taxes
Nico Paulo looking at the camera with her hands beside her face
Fredericton Playhouse Presents

Nico Paulo

Nico Paulo is a Portuguese/Canadian pop songwriter, performer, and visual artist. She moved to Canada in 2014 to pursue her career, originally setting down roots in the vibrant Toronto arts community, and eventually moved east to become an essential part of Newfoundland’s celebrated music scene. Paulo released her debut single, the wistful “Please Don’t Forget,” in 2019; her debut EP...

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Nico Paulo looking at the camera with her hands beside her face

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Sat 11 May 2024
@ 7:30 PM
$18- 36
Plus taxes
5 members of Vent du Nord dressed in white against a white background each holding instruments
Fredericton Playhouse Presents

Le Vent du Nord

The award winning and highly acclaimed band Le Vent du Nord is a leading force in Quebec’s progressive francophone folk movement. The group’s vast repertoire draws from both traditional sources and original compositions, while enhancing its hard-driving soulful music (rooted in the Celtic diaspora) with a broad range of global influences. “Featuring button accordion, guitar and fiddle, the band’s sound...

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5 members of Vent du Nord dressed in white against a white background each holding instruments

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Mon 27 May 2024
@ 7:30 PM
Pay What You Will - Tickets Required
Plus taxes
5 dancers standing on one long bench each with one knee up
Fredericton Playhouse Presents

Benched: Uppercut Dance Theatre

In this contemporary Danish dance work, five male dancers perform in Johan Kølkjær’s set design of oversized and mobile benches that are constantly being transformed. Award-winning choreographer Stephanie Thomasen has created the concept and choreography for the performance, where the dancers with great musicality, physicality and interaction examine human relationships. “The five dancers toss themselves around a long black bench...

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5 dancers standing on one long bench each with one knee up

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

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