Theatre New Brunswick Host Director Q&A

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Theatre New Brunswick partner with the Beaverbrook Art Gallery to present a special lunchtime conversation with Patricia Vanstone, the director of Norm Foster’s new comedy, Come Down From Up River.

Patricia Vanstone.

Theatre New Brunswick has partnered with the Beaverbrook Art Gallery to present a special Q&A with New Brunswick-born actor and director Patricia Vanstone. Now based in Ontario, Vanstone will direct the production of Norm Foster’s new comedy Come Down From Up River, November 8-10 at the Fredericton Playhouse.

Patricia Vanstone’s passion for Canadian theatre spans 35 years as an actor, a dramaturge and a director.

Born in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Patricia is an award winning director who has been involved in Norm Foster’s productions for almost as long as she’s been in the business of creating theatre. She first appeared in TNB’s 1984 production The Melville Boys (Norm’s second professional production) and has directed five Norm Foster world premieres for The Foster Festival.

In the lead-up to November’s performances of Come Down From Up River (The Foster Festival’s world premiere production), the public is invited to a special lunchtime conversation with Patricia surrounded by the Gallery’s current exhibit Theatre New Brunswick’s 50th Anniversary – Lea Learning’s Posters of the 1970s.

A Q&A with Director Patricia Vanstone | Friday November 9 | Beaverbrook Art Gallery (main entrance) | 12 – 12:30 p.m. | Free to the public

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