A season-long series from Theatre New Brunswick offers audiences an opportunity to engage with themes from each production in the season to come.
Our 2019-2020 season welcomes the addition of Beyond The Script, a new series that will explore the themes of each play through conversations and presentations. These ‘public chats’ with will take place in advance of each new play in our season and are open to the public free of charge.
Each new Beyond The Script event will feature an actor, director or designer from an upcoming production as well as guests from the community to help us explore some of the larger ideas presented on stage.
Launched in partnership with the Fredericton Public Library, we invite you to join us in the library’s Chickadee Room for coffee, tea and conversation starting this fall.
Beyond The Script 2019-2020:
1979 – Sept. 26, 2019
Politics and Comedy. Does a better combination exist? We’ll explore the historical events that helped shape Michael Healey’s play 1979 and offer a look behind the scenes of the production.
It’s A Wonderful Life – Nov. 21, 2019
In the age of podcasts and on-demand entertainment, we’ll go back to radio’s Golden Age to explore the common thread that remains at the heart of entertainment – good storytelling. All this in an exploration of Joe Landry’s radio play adaptation of It’s A Wonderful Life.
TNB Young Company – Jan. 16, 2020
The TNB Young Company has been on the road for 45 years! Join us for a look back over the history of our Young Company through productions, photographs and conversations with some of the many players involved over the years.
Heroine – Feb. 27, 2020
Though rarely portrayed in film or covered in history books, history is full of tales of swashbuckling women to fought, plundered and lead their own armies to war on the high seas. In this deep dive into Karen Bassett’s play, Heroine, we’ll explore the lives of two infamous women pirates and uncover how this story will play out on stage.
All Beyond The Script events are free of charge and will take place at the Fredericton Public Library. 7:30 p.m. Coffee and tea provided.
Good news for our out of town friends! All Beyond The Script events will also be live-streamed via Facebook so if you can’t make it out, you can watch and interact with us from the comfort of your home.