“Whether your interest is contemporary drama (Oleanna), nostalgic holiday tales (It’s a Wonderful Life), laugh-out loud comedy (Hilda’s Yard) or energetic musicals (Little Shop of Horrors, West Side Story), we welcome you to find your place at Theatre New Brunswick this season,” says TNB Artistic Producer Caleb Marshall.
Subscription packages are still available until October 11 and the conclusion of the first TNB Main Stage production Hilda’s Yard.
“Subscriptions are the most affordable way to enjoy the widest variety of theatre,” says Marshall. “From group subscriptions to Ultimate season passes to Main Stage Subscriptions, we offer a variety of ways for our audience to share in our stories.”
Subscriptions and tickets are available at The Playhouse box office (506)458-8344, or online at tnb.nb.ca
2012-2013 TNB Season Line-up
TNB NEXT STAGE DRAMA Oleanna
by David Mamet | Directed by Alisa Palmer
Sept. 20-23, 2012 | The Black Box Theatre, St. Thomas University
Adults $28 | McCain Student Tickets $10
A male college instructor and his female student sit down to discuss her grades and in a shockingly short time it all goes horribly wrong. New Brunswick natives Shawn Wright (Hockey Dreams, The Bricklin) and Natalie Roy square off in David Mamet’s taut two-hander.
It’s 1956. When their grown children return home with far-out ideas, will the Fluck family be able to bridge the generation gap? TNB Main Stage opens its season with the world premiere of Foster’s latest work with New Brunswick native Patricia Vanstone in the title role along with TNB audience favourites Sam Rosenthal (Skin Flick) and Gordon Gammie (The 39 Steps).
Dec. 6-9, 2013 | The Fredericton Playhouse |
Fredericton performance: Adults $40 | McCain Student Tickets $10
With a little divine intervention – and one determined guardian angel–will George Bailey learn that his has been, after all, a wonderful life? This year the cast of TNB’s 2009 hit returns to bring this beloved holiday story of hope and redemption to four New Brunswick centres. With New Voices Opening Act Turcotte’s Triple Crown by Robbie O’Neill, starring New Brunswick’s Aaron Kyte.
On tour Dec. 15-17! Saint John tickets available through the Imperial Theatre. Moncton tickets available through the Capitol Theatre. Information on Miramichi tickets coming soon!
TNB MAIN STAGE MUSICAL Little Shop of Horrors
Book & Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Music by Alan Menken | Directed by Caleb Marshall
March 21-24, 2013 | The Fredericton Playhouse
Adults $40 | McCain Student Tickets $10
WARNING: Don’t feed the plants! Or you may not make it out of the theatre alive. We welcome spring with an energetic rock musical full of colourful characters, B-movie satire and 1960s-inspired rock, doo wop and Motown songs. Starring TNB fan favourite Sheldon Davis (The Gifts of the Magi) as Mushnik with New Brunswickers Ben Ross as Seymour & Matt Brooks as The Plant.
TNB SENIOR MUSICAL THEATRE West Side Story
Book by Arthur Laurents | Music by Leonard Bernstein | Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim |Directed by Tania Breen
May 2-4, 2013| The Fredericton Playhouse
Adults $25 | McCain Student Tickets $10
Amid the street rumbles of the rival Sharks and Jets, will love survive? One of the most memorable musical scores of the 20th century; one of the greatest love stories of all time: West Side Story, as moving and powerful as ever. This season TNB Senior Musical Theatre students prove themselves to be true triple threats in this timeless musical.