It is on the strength of all this work and consultation that we challenge the views expressed.
This project needs to get started or Harvest will surely suffer.
A new performing arts centre is the only option.
This will no doubt be an exciting year-long process and we are eager to begin having those important community conversations about how the new performing arts centre will look and work.
The Playhouse must evolve again to serve the community’s needs.
It's not feasible to refurbish the playhouse. Our community risks spending unknown millions of dollars, we won't get to keep the playhouse as it is today, and we'd likely lose the use of it for years.
A report by a Université de Moncton economist released in August 2015 estimates the construction of a new regional performing arts centre to replace the Fredericton Playhouse will create 714 jobs and contribute over $141 million to the economy.