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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.

Become a Spotlight Member

Want the best seats at a savings? Become a Fredericton Playhouse Spotlight Member.

For as little as $60, you can gain access to the following benefits:

  • First access to the best seats and special pricing on all Spotlight and Special Presentation performances
  • Special savings for Spotlight partner shows
  • No return fees
  • Special offers for Experience More! events and other select performances throughout the year

Featured Events:

Thu 2 Feb 2023
@ 7:30 PM
$22- 44
Plus taxes
Classic Albums Live performing on stage
Spotlight Series Presents

Classic Albums Live performs Billy Joel: The Stranger

A perennial Playhouse favourite, 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. 

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Classic Albums Live performing on stage

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Fri 10 Feb 2023
@ 5:30 PM TO 7:00 PM
$45-50
Plus taxes
a row of whiskey glasses with different whiskeys in each
Fredericton Playhouse Experience More! Presents

Irish Whiskey Tasting with Frank Scott

Experience More before Lúnasa! Join Whiskey enthusiast and connoisseur Frank Scott to sample a selection of Irish whiskies. Tickets must be purchased separately from performance tickets. Ages 19+ 

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a row of whiskey glasses with different whiskeys in each

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Thu 16 Mar 2023
@ 7:30 PM
Pay What You Will - Tickets Required
Plus taxes
Two actors in Between Breaths
Spotlight Series Presents

Between Breaths

Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland

Between Breaths is a one-act play telling the true story of Dr. Jon Lien, well-known in Newfoundland as the Whale Man. Lien pioneered techniques for rescuing whales trapped in fishing nets.

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Two actors in Between Breaths

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Fri 7 Apr 2023
@ 7:30 PM
$21- 42
Plus taxes
Musicians on stage performing the Last Waltz NB
Spotlight Series Presents

The Last Waltz NB

New Brunswick pays tribute to one of the greatest concerts of all time! The Last Waltz NB features an all-star cast of New Brunswick artists, all backed by the East Coast's most dedicated "The Band" band — King Harvest. 

The Last Waltz NB Cast

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Musicians on stage performing the Last Waltz NB

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Tue 11 Apr 2023
@ 6:30 PM TO 8:00 PM
$15- 20
Plus taxes
couples in colourful clothing dancing tango
Fredericton Playhouse Experience More! Presents

Tango Dance workshop with Social Tango Project

Argentinian dance company, Social Tango Project, offers a workshop adapted to the levels of the participants, and will be focused on sharing the technical aspects of the dance; as well as the fundamental princi

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couples in colourful clothing dancing tango

Charlotte Street Arts Centre
732 Charlotte St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Wed 12 Apr 2023
@ 7:30 PM
$19- 38
Plus taxes
3 pairs of dancers dancing the tango
Spotlight Series Presents

Social Tango Project

Tango, a social dance, enables people of different ages, cultures, and backgrounds to meet in an “embrace.” Be it the music, the beauty, or the sense of connection, tango has won the hearts of dancers around the world.

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3 pairs of dancers dancing the tango

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Sat 15 Apr 2023
@ 7:30 PM
$22- 44
Plus taxes
Classic Albums Live performing on stage
Spotlight Series Presents

Classic Albums Live performs The Beatles: Let It Be

A perennial Playhouse favourite, 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.

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Classic Albums Live performing on stage

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Mon 1 May 2023
@ 7:30 PM
$19- 38
Plus taxes
Charlie A'Court, Lloyd Speigel and Suzie Vinnick
Spotlight Series Presents

Charlie A'Court, Lloyd Speigel, Suzie Vinnick

Join multi-award-winning artists, Canadians Suzie Vinnick and Charlie A’Court, and Australian Lloyd Spiegel, for a dynamic evening filled with songs, stories and laughs as they take their roots ‘n’ blues kitchen party from coast-to-coast.

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Charlie A'Court, Lloyd Speigel and Suzie Vinnick

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Fri 5 May 2023
@ 7:30 PM
Pay What You Will - Tickets Required
Plus taxes
A group of performers in OVERLAP
Spotlight Series Presents

OVERLAP

Both a love letter and an uncompromising critique of the city of Moncton, OVERLAP is author Céleste Godinʼs first full-length play. Created in a language that is at once personal, dense with insight, and bursting with humanity.

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A group of performers in OVERLAP

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Sun 7 May 2023
@ 7:30 PM
$18- 36
Plus taxes
Group of acrobats performing in La Galerie
Spotlight Series Presents

Machine de Cirque - La Galerie

The circus invades the museum! Machine de Cirque is a Québec City-based circus company that packs high doses of dizzying feats, powerful emotions, poetry, intelligence and humour into its innovative and original circus shows.

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Group of acrobats performing in La Galerie

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Fri 12 May 2023
@ 7:30 PM
$24- 48
Plus taxes
Dancer from Atlantic Ballet
Spotlight Series Presents

Pisuwin ft. Jeremy Dutcher

Atlantic Ballet of Canada presents the world premiere: Pisuwin

From award-winning director and choreographer Igor Dobrovolskiy, and multi-disciplinary artist Nipahtuwet Naka Wespahtuwet (Possesom) Paul (Wolastoqiyik, Sitansisk First Nation), Pisuwin is an epic first ever Wolastoq story-

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Dancer from Atlantic Ballet

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

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