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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 13 Oct 2022
@ 7:30 PM
Pay What You Will - Tickets Required
Plus taxes
4 members of Silver Wolf Band in front of a barn wall
Spotlight Series Presents

Silver Wolf Band

Silver Wolf Band is a four-piece Indigenous folk-rock band from Labrador. Lively, engaging, and self-assured performances of honest and sincere lyrical music is what makes Silver Wolf Band one of the most in-demand music groups from Labrador. Their music is piano driven and rich in harmony.

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4 members of Silver Wolf Band in front of a barn wall

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Fri 14 Oct 2022
@ 7:30 PM
$20- 40
Plus taxes
4 musicians holding string instruments in front of their faces
Spotlight Series Presents

Debussy Quartet

Through its passionate commitment to speak in a unique voice, eschewing the creation of an international quartet sound, the Debussy Quartet has established its reputation as one of the finest quartets touring and recording today.

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4 musicians holding string instruments in front of their faces

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Fri 21 Oct 2022
@ 7:30 PM
Pay What You Will - Tickets Required
Plus taxes
Pearle Harbour on stage
Spotlight Series Presents

Pearle Harbour - Agit-Pop!

Award-winning drag tragicomedienne Pearle Harbour presents her cabaret spectacular Agit-Pop! – musical meditations for the pre-post-apocalypse. Developed over five years of live performance, Agit Pop! is an ever-changing collection of Pearle’s most hilarious and heart-wrenching short acts.

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Pearle Harbour on stage

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Sat 29 Oct 2022
@ 7:30 PM
$14- 28
Plus taxes
Bela Lugosi as Dracula in the 1931 film
Spotlight Series Presents

Dracula (1931)

A special film screening with live original score. Featuring members of Symphony New Brunswick and Resonance New Music

Have you ever wondered what it was like to see a movie with live orchestration? Well now you can experience it for yourself!

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Bela Lugosi as Dracula in the 1931 film

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Fri 4 Nov 2022
@ 7:30 PM
$16- 32
Plus taxes
Two women of OKAN laying in the grass on their backs
Spotlight Series Presents

OKAN

Taking their name from the word for heart or soul in the Afro-Cuban religion of Santeria, Juno-ward winning OKAN fuses Afro-Cuban roots with jazz, folk and global rhythms in songs about immigration, courage and love.

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Two women of OKAN laying in the grass on their backs

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Thu 10 Nov 2022
@ 7:30 PM
$21- 42
Plus taxes
Rapper Classified sitting sideways to the camera
Spotlight Series Presents

Classified - The Retrospected Tour

With special guest Reeny Smith

With an inherent and candid ability to break down the barrier between performer and audience while “leading the vanguard of East Coast hip hop” (Chronicle Herald), Classified is one of Canada’s most respected and successful rap artists, producers, and song

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Rapper Classified sitting sideways to the camera

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Fri 25 Nov 2022
@ 7:30 PM
$19- 38
Plus taxes
Three sisters with their faces close to each other
Spotlight Series Presents

Ennis Sisters Christmas Show

2022 marks 25 years that The Ennis Sisters have been connecting to audiences across the world. From church halls in outport Newfoundland to performing for International leaders and delegates at the 75th anniversary of D-Day on Juno Beach, their harmonies resonate with us all.

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Three sisters with their faces close to each other

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Sat 26 Nov 2022
@ 7:30 PM
$16- 32
Plus taxes
Mike Delamont as a drag queen in a wreath wearing a Santa hat
Spotlight Series Presents

God is a Scottish Drag Queen Christmas Special

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!

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Mike Delamont as a drag queen in a wreath wearing a Santa hat

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Sun 11 Dec 2022
@ 7:30 PM
$18- 36
Plus taxes
Fredericton Symphony Orchestra on stage in purple lighting
Spotlight Series Presents

Fredericton Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concert

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. Good fun for the whole family! 

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Fredericton Symphony Orchestra on stage in purple lighting

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Sun 22 Jan 2023
@ 7:30 PM
$18- 36
Plus taxes
Nathalie Lermitte singing in Piaf the Show
Spotlight Series Presents

Piaf! The Show

With more than 400 performances in over 50 countries, and the million-spectator mark passed, Piaf! Le Spectacle is the biggest Francophone success in the world since 2015! After two years of absence on stages around the world, Piaf!

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Nathalie Lermitte singing in Piaf the Show

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Sat 28 Jan 2023
@ 7:30 PM
Pay What You Will - Tickets Required
Plus taxes
Dancers in Rubberband Dance with outstretched arms
Spotlight Series Presents

RUBBERBAND - Vic's Mix

RUBBERBAND dance company expertly blends urban and contemporary dance, while including theatricality and highly athletic segments. Vic’s Mix is a highlight reel of artistic director/choreographer Victor Quijada’s repertoire.

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Dancers in Rubberband Dance with outstretched arms

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

Wed 1 Feb 2023
@ 7:30 PM
$26- 52
Plus taxes
Colin Mochrie and Asad Mecci on a rainbow background
Spotlight Series Presents

Hyprov

Canada’s master improviser, Colin Mochrie, teams up with hypnotist Asad Mecci for improv under hypnosis! Audience members volunteer to be hypnotised by Mecci, then remain on stage to participate in an improv scene with Mochrie – would you do it?  

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Colin Mochrie and Asad Mecci on a rainbow background

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen St
Fredericton NB
Canada

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

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. 

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Musicians on stage performing the Last Waltz NB

Fredericton Playhouse
686 rue Queen 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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