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Apr
4
Thu
KING’S SHORTS Auditions
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm

King’s Shorts Festival of Ten Minute Plays, is looking for 23 actors/actresses or aspiring actors/actresses (one female, age 8 and males and females, 18 to 70) to perform in eight short plays to be staged during the Festival on June 14-16, 2019.

Anyone interested in being cast in one of the Shorts is invited to attend AUDITIONS at King’s Theatre in Annapolis Royal:

Thursday, April 4 at 7:00pm or Saturday, April 6 at 10:00am.

Please bring a short (less than 5-minute) prepared piece to be read. Additional material will also be available to read to the Festival directors.

If you are unable to attend and are still interested in participating or want more information, please contact Verilea Ellis.

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$16.00
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Apr
6
Sat
KING’S SHORTS Auditions
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am

King’s Shorts Festival of Ten Minute Plays, is looking for 23 actors/actresses or aspiring actors/actresses (one female, age 8 and males and females, 18 to 70) to perform in eight short plays to be staged during the Festival on June 14-16, 2019.

Anyone interested in being cast in one of the Shorts is invited to attend AUDITIONS at King’s Theatre in Annapolis Royal:

Thursday, April 4 at 7:00pm or Saturday, April 6 at 10:00am.

Please bring a short (less than 5-minute) prepared piece to be read. Additional material will also be available to read to the Festival directors.

If you are unable to attend and are still interested in participating or want more information, please contact Verilea Ellis.

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200 tickets remaining.

$16.00
$8.00

Apr
7
Sun
ERIC HARPER
Apr 7 @ 7:30 pm

Eric Harper’s live show is a spectacle. Bending his hilarious and heart-felt story-telling with his mad, virtuosic Flamenco/Fado guitar skills and soulful voice, you are guaranteed to laugh, cry and dance in your seat.

Eric is an multi-award winning musician who creates a style that is not only all his own, but his music is melodically entrancing, virtuosically ferocious and harmonically soul-stirring to the core.

Hatched from a small “po-dunk” town in Arkansas, tempered by the hard-worn guitarists of Portugal, inspired by the fantastical Flamenco from Gypsies in Spain, modernized by the transformative education of Berklee College of Music in Boston and currently camping out amongst the Canucks in Canada, Eric brings a fusion of music never experienced before by a “redneck”.

Eric released his first solo album in 2008 entitled “Romper a Madrugada” which was played in countries all over the world from Portugal to Brazil, the Azores and Madeira island, Canada and the States. After that he release his self-titled CD “Eric Harper”, in 2010, garnering the attention of people like Rainn Wilson from The Office and Grammy-Award Winning Producer KC Porter.

In 2013 he released his instrumental CD entitled “Ribeira” showcasing his virtuosic guitar skills. Since 2000 Eric has won multiple awards not only for his guitar skills but also for his Film Scoring talents. He has had music placed on over 600 TV shows to date and has scored several movies.  He has performed all around the globe from Portugal to China, Canada to Mexico, Switzerland to Israel, France to Spain and many more countries.

PRICES:

  • General : $26.10  + hst
  • Members: $22.60+ hst
  • Youth: $10.45 + hst

Reserved seating. Tickets on sale in advance online, by phone, at the Theatre, and at the door.

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

 

 

 

 

Thank you to our generous Winter-Spring 2019 Partners!

 

 

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Apr
13
Sat
CATHERINE MACLELLAN’s Tribute to Gene MacLellan
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm

Juno-Award winner Catherine MacLellan, one of Canada’s finest and favourite singer-songwriters, brings her theatrical show If It’s Alright With You to King’s Theatre on Satruday April 13 at 7:30pm.

The show celebrates the legacy of her late father Gene MacLellan, one of the country’s most famous songwriters. Nearly 50 years ago wrote the world-wide, multi-million selling smash hits “Snowbird” and “Put Your Hand in the Hand”. From his Prince Edward Island home he penned songs that Anne Murray, Elvis Presley, Loretta Lynn, Chet Atkins, Joan Baez and Ocean turned into worldwide chart-toppers and repertoire standards. These songs propelled him to fame , and remain the gold standard for Canadian songwriting.

Catherine MacLellan’s show If It’s Alright With You is filled with stories from her father’s life, from surprising revelations to intimate descriptions of their time together. It will feature the familiar hits, as well as lesser-known and even unreleased songs she’s discovered in her family archives. “I want to share my dad’s music and it’s also an opportunity for me to get to know him better. The more I get to know his songs, the closer I feel to him” she said.

Catherine’s father died while she was still in her mid-teens in 1995. “I think really for me it was part of my journey of healing. Now that my daughter is eleven, and I’m starting to see my brother’s kids playing music and they’re even playing some of dad’s songs, I see the generational thing is really cool. I’m really proud to be walking in his footsteps. He would be happy to know that his songs continue on, being remembered and given a new spark,“ she said. “A young, regular guy, from a regular upbringing, very humble beginnings, what one guy can do.”

With her grace and charm, Catherine has captivated audiences since her 2004 solo debut. She’s capable of the deepest emotional connections through her intimate lyrics as well as easy-going and light-hearted fun.

TICKETS:

  • $27.85 + hst Member Price
  • $31.30 + hst General Price
  • $10.45 + hst Youth Price

Reserved seating. Tickets on sale in advance online, by phone, at the Theatre, and at the door.

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to our generous Winter-Spring 2019 Partners!

 

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Apr
16
Tue
LEAHY
Apr 16 @ 7:30 pm

https://i2.wp.com/www.aimbookingagency.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Leahy_3_2019_PHOTO-CREDIT-Clem-McIntosh.jpg?fit=1024%2C663&ssl=1Over the course of their notable career, Canadian group Leahy has secured a place as one of the country’s most highly regarded progressive folk-roots bands.  Their emergence on the Canadian music scene in the late 1990’s with their chart-topping instrumental single “Call to Dance”, introduced audiences to a new way of accessing a uniquely Canadian music genre.  The “Leahy sound” – a combination of strong stride piano, unique bass guitar and drumming styles along with driving rhythm guitar – was the foundation from which wildly talented fiddle led instrumentals and vocals were launched to mainstream music listeners.  Leahy would go on to win three Juno awards and receive countless accolades for their dynamic and powerful performances.

To date Leahy has sold more than half a million albums worldwide. They have been featured in three PBS television specials – Leahy Live in Concert, Gael Force (with the Chieftains), and Leahy Live from Gatineau, Quebec – and are the subject of an Academy Award winning documentary, The Leahys: Music Most of All.  As well as touring extensively throughout Canada, the USA and Europe in support of three acclaimed records – Leahy, Lakefield, and In All Things – the band had the enviable opportunity of opening for fellow Canadian, Shania Twain, throughout the USA, Canada and the UK on her record-breaking Come On Over tour.

Since early 2017 Leahy has been back in the studio recording new music.  The focus is on songs and the band’s original songwriting and instrumental compositions.  The result is a wide-ranging collection that reflects the individual personalities that make up Leahy.  Built on their roots and the distinctive “Leahy sound”, their new material reveals the band’s drive to continue pushing beyond its traditional footings.  It’s a powerful record that delivers a sumptuous feast of solid music, pulse-raising rhythms, compelling storytelling and infectious melodies.

On the edge of a new chapter in their career, some things don’t change – the experience.  An encounter with Leahy is inimitable. Performances are full of energy, big rich sound, poignant songs, fiery instrumentals and percussive step-dancing – all delivered with unapologetic passion! In one word – unforgettable.

The line up is….
Erin – piano, fiddle, vocals, step-dancing
Frank – drums, fiddle
Maria – guitar, mandolin, banjo, vocals, step-dancing
Siobheann – bass, vocals, fiddle, step-dancing
Julie – piano, vocals, keyboards
Denise – vocals, guitar, piano, step-dancing

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

  • Members: $43.50+ hst
  • General : $46.95 + hst
  • Youth: $10.45 + hst

Reserved seating. Tickets on sale by phone, at the Theatre, and at the door.

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to our generous Winter-Spring 2019 Partners!

 

 

 

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May
2
Thu
CHASE PADGETT’s NASHVILLE HURRICANE
May 2 @ 7:30 pm

The rise, demise, and resurrection of the best damn guitar player you’ve never heard of; the Nashville Hurricane.

During the course of this 75 minute one man masterpiece the audience learns about Henry Waltrip (the Nashville Hurricane) from his humble trailer park beginnings alongside his white trash mother, Brenda to the crazy gigs on the road with his blues playing mentor, Tyrone. The stories and songs unfold into hilarious rants on love and music, a riveting tale involving the dark side of show biz, and blazing guitar work any audience is sure to rave about such as the finale; a one man acoustic ‘Devil Went Down to Georgia.’

A Curious Tale of Fingerpickin’ Fury

40 years ago a mysterious acoustic guitarist appeared from nowhere, conquered the music industry, and vanished without a trace… until now. Chase Padgett becomes a manager, a mother, a mentor, and the guitar prodigy himself as each one tells their side of the rise, demise, and resurrection of the best damn guitar player you’ve never heard of; the Nashville Hurricane.

“If this isn’t worth 75 minutes of your time than I don’t know what is.” – Houston Press

“Get. Tickets. Now.” – Georgia Straight

TICKETS

  • General : $29.55 + hst
  • Members: $26.10+ hst
  • Youth: $10.45 + hst

Reserved seating. Tickets on sale by phone, at the Theatre, and at the door.

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

 

 

 

Thank you to our generous Winter-Spring 2019 Partners!

 

 

 

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May
11
Sat
THE PAPER BAG PRINCESS: THE MUSICAL
May 11 @ 5:00 pm

Note earlier start time of 5:00pm!!

Action packed and filled with live music, singing, audience interaction, and adventure around every corner, this fun adaptation is a perfect fit for family audiences.

The Paper Bag Princess is an international classic. First published in 1980, written by famed Canadian author Robert Munsch, it is still one of the most popular children’s stories with over four million copies printed.  We are thrilled to be producing not only the story, but A MUSICAL! Book, music and lyrics by Joe Slabe (original concept Tara Blue), this adaptation is packed full of singing, live music and so much character, presented by TO BE DETERMINED THEATRE COMPANY.

At a time when gender stigma and stereotypes have become the forefront of conversations around the world we are so excited to bring this story to life again. A young female who utilizes resilience, resourcefulness, independence and compassion is the hero we are glad to be sharing with students this coming year. This classic tale has become more than just a fun bedtime story. It is a poignant reminder of the ideals we want reflected in our society and championed by the next generation!

TICKETS:

  • $19.15 + hst  Member Price
  • $22.60 + hst  General Price
  • $  6.95 + hst  Youth Price (under age 18)

Reserved seating. Tickets on sale in advance online, by phone, at the Theatre, and at the door.

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

 

Thank you to our generous Winter-Spring 2019 Partners!

 

 

 

 

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May
20
Mon
COCO LOVE ALCORN SINGING WORKSHOP
May 20 @ 7:00 pm
Come sing with Coco Love Alcorn and her bassist Connor Walsh!
For 2 hours Coco will teach songs, lead improvisation exercises, and demonstrate how non-scary and fun singing together can be! We will make some joyful noise and soulful sounds as we playfully jump into the middle of the moment together.
 
Coco’s workshops create a space safe for challenging our comfort zones and enjoying a truly connected experience. Together we will explore harmony, groove, blend and our creative sides.

“Since releasing Wonderland (fall 2016) I have had the joy of visiting and singing with dozens of choirs across Canada and beyond. It all started in the fall of 2014 when I uploaded a video to YouTube singing a song I had just written called “The River”. Within months, choirs had started singing this song and I hadn’t even stepped into the studio yet!

 

I knew that I wanted to visit and sing with as many of these choirs as possible.And so I have been, and loving every minute of it: To show up in each new town and be immediately embraced by a community of people who sing together is an incredible thing. I have always loved to sing for people, but to sing with them is an even greater joy. I have found a new passion and my new calling. If I haven’t met you yet, I would love to!” – Coco
PRICES:
  • Adults: $30 (including HST)
  • Youth: FREE!

Tickets on sale in advance online, by phone (902-532-7704), at the Theatre, and at the door.

Doors open 45 minutes before the workshop.

 

“When I’m looking with my heart, beautiful is all I see.” ~ Coco Love Alcorn, lyrics from Wonderland. #spiritsessions

 

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Jun
2
Sun
THE TEMPEST – Stratford Festival
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm

VISUALLY STUNNING FANTASY

In Shakespeare’s great drama of loss and reconciliation, a long-deposed ruler uses magical arts to bring within her power the enemies who robbed her of her throne and marooned her on a remote island. But what revenge does she mean to take?

This version of The Tempest is quite beautifully staged and deliciously magical! … Martha Henry was born to play the role of Prospero, exiled Duchess of Milan.

 

TICKETS:

  • $13.90  + hst Member Price
  • $17.40  + hst General Price
  • $  6.95  + hst Youth Price

Reserved seating. Tickets on sale in advance online, by phone, at the Theatre, and at the door.

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

 

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Jun
18
Tue
FIVE SEASONS: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf
Jun 18 @ 7:30 pm

Special Event Celebrating National Garden Week

Doors open at 6:30pm for wine & cheese; displays from local garden groups; door prizes.

 

“For me, garden design isn’t just about plants, it is about emotion, atmosphere, a sense of contemplation. You try to move people with what you do. You look at this, and it goes deeper than what you see. It reminds you of something in the genes — nature, or the longing for nature.”
– Piet Oudolf

Thanks to our partners from the Historic Gardens, Champlain Garden Club, Bunchberry, Thexton’s, Bainton’s Books, Nikian Enterprises, and Oakhaven Farm.

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After completing a feature documentary on New York’s High Line, award-winning filmmaker Thomas Piper met the inspirational designer and plantsman, Piet Oudolf, and the idea for a new project was born. The documentary, FIVE SEASONS: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf, immerses viewers in Oudolf’s work and takes us inside his creative process, from his beautifully abstract sketches, to theories on beauty, to the ecological implications of his ideas.

Intimate discussions take place through all fours seasons in Piet’s own gardens at Hummelo, and on visits to his signature public works in New York, Chicago, and the Netherlands, as well as to the far-flung locations that inspire his genius, including desert wildflowers in West Texas and post-industrial forests in Pennsylvania.

As a narrative thread, the film also follows Oudolf as he designs and installs a major new garden at Hauser & Wirth Somerset, a gallery and arts center in Southwest England, a garden he considers his best work yet.

Piet Oudolf has radically redefined what gardens can be. As Rick Darke, the famous botanist, says to Piet in the film, “your work teaches us to see what what we have been unable to see.” Through poetic cinematography and unique access, FIVE SEASONS will reveal all that Piet sees, and celebrate all that we as viewers have been unable to see.

 

 

Special Film Event Tickets:

$14 Adult, $13 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth. All prices include HST.

Doors will open at 6:30pm for wine & cheese. General admission seating, tickets at the door.