This Week at the Fredericton Playhouse

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Matt Andersen & The Bona Fide

Matt-Andersen-A_GoodNoisePhotography-1024x701Acclaimed East Coast singer-songwriter Matt Andersen returns to the Maritimes with his new album Honest Man, due out Feb. 26 on True North Records, for four performances with his band The Bona Fide and special guest Donovan Woods.

Recently named Male Vocalist of the Year at the Maple Blues Awards, Matt Andersen has been enthralling audiences with his one of a kind performance in North America, Europe and Australia for years. He has four Maple Blues Awards, a Memphis Blues Challenge win, a CIMA Road Gold Award, a European Blues Award, and a JUNO Award nomination. A powerhouse performer with a giant soul-filled voice and commanding stage presence, Andersen has built a formidable following the old fashioned way – touring worldwide and letting the converted audiences and Andersen devotees spread his reputation through word of mouth.

Joining Andersen on stage is The Bona Fide: Behind the drum set is Geoff Arsenault (Daniel Lanois, Matt Mays, Al Tuck, Mary Jane Lamond), a multifaceted artist with a soulful sensibility known for his generous and harmonious style. On bass and harmonica is the JUNO Award winning multi-instrumentalist and producer Steve Marriner (MonkeyJunk, Harry Manx). And taking up the guitar and keys is Chris Kirby (Wide Mouth Mason, Big Sugar), a 10-time ECMA nominee, 5 time Music Newfoundland Award winner, and in demand songwriter, co-writing with the likes of Tim Chaisson, Phil Churchill (The Once), Eddie Schwartz, Stephen Fearing, and many others.

Matt Andersen & The Bona Fide | Monday, April 11, 2016 – 8:00pm | Buy Tickets

Matt Andersen & The Bona Fide | Tuesday, April 12, 2016 – 8:00pm | Buy Tickets

 

Ballet Repertory Class | Canada’s Ballet Jörgen

Using choreography from their touring production, company dancers will explore the art of telling a story through movement. Students will explore the stages of learning choreography, applying musicality, personality and precision to their role.

Experience required:: Ages 13-16:: Registration required.

(In association with Canada’s Ballet Jörgen: Sleeping Beauty, April 15 at the Fredericton Playhouse)

Ballet Repertory Class | Thursday, April 14, 2016 – 7:00pm | Register

 

Sleeping Beauty

23.SleepingBeauty-1024x890After more than 25 successful years as an internationally acclaimed dance company, Canada’s Ballet Jörgen presents its latest full-scale production – Sleeping Beauty, one of the world’s most famous classical ballets. Returning to the Fredericton Playhouse as part of a world premiere tour, Sleeping Beauty tells the enchanting story of Aurora and her prince, complete with inherently magical qualities, dazzling choreography, stunning costumes and captivating set design, featuring the classic score by Tchaikovsky.

Sleeping Beauty | Friday, April 15, 2016 – 7:30pm | Buy Tickets

 

NB Country Showcase

NBCSRockRoll-663x1024The New Brunswick Country Showcase proudly presents its 50s & 60s Rock & Roll Show on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at The Playhouse featuring Alan Stilwell, Amy Dow, Kathy Harrigan, Sharon Duplessie, Anna Thibodeau, Cynthia Hall, Anita Curran, Marty Hall, Kevin Neilson, Cheryle Carr, Jen Munn, Danny Dobblesteyn, Mike Bravener, Dan O’Brien and Natalie Thibodeau.

NB Country Showcase | Saturday, April 16, 2016 – 7:30pm | Buy Tickets

 

 

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