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SOLD OUT! RESERVE TICKETS ONLINE   The story of the Annapolis Royal Development Commission and its projects    In 1975, King’s Theatre was a dump, but it didn’t stand out because it matched all the[...]
4:00 pm
SOLD OUT! RESERVE TICKETS ONLINE   The story of the Annapolis Royal Development Commission and its projects    In 1975, King’s Theatre was a dump, but it didn’t stand out because it matched all the[...]
2:00 pm
CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF FILM IN ANNAPOLIS: A 4-PART SERIES OF STORIES AND PROJECTIONS WITH LOCAL FILM ARCHIVIST ERN DICK & GUESTS BOOK YOUR FREE TICKETS ONLINE   Part 2: Sunday October 17 at 2pm[...]
7:30 pm
Small town. Young lovers. Big secret. PEI company Kitbag Theatre brings their production of Tuesdays & Sundays to King’s, a gripping piece of Island history expertly told. Starring Melissa MacKenzie and Jacob Hemphill, and directed[...]
2:00 pm
CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF FILM IN ANNAPOLIS: A 4-PART SERIES OF STORIES AND PROJECTIONS WITH LOCAL FILM ARCHIVIST ERN DICK & GUESTS BOOK YOUR FREE TICKETS ONLINE   Part 3: Sunday November 14 at 2pm[...]
7:30 pm
A comedy drama about a good neighbour gone bad… a shocking tale of neighourhood warfare told with candour and an edgy sense of fun.   King’s audiences will remember Melody A.Johnson for her award-winning play[...]
Oct
3
Sun
RURAL RENAISSANCE: How the Citizens of Annapolis Royal Reinvented Canada’s Oldest Town
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm
RURAL RENAISSANCE: How the Citizens of Annapolis Royal Reinvented Canada's Oldest Town

SOLD OUT!

 
The story of the Annapolis Royal Development Commission and its projects

 

 In 1975, King’s Theatre was a dump, but it didn’t stand out because it matched all the other shabby and dilapidated buildings in Annapolis Royal’s downtown business district.  Its restoration in the early 1980s acted as a catalyst in the economic revitalization of our Town.

Come see this hour-long documentary by visual journalist Andrew Tolson and celebrate the story of the Annapolis Royal Development Commission and the people who made it happen!

Brought to you by the Rural Renaissance Project.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2021

Three shows:

  • 2:00 PM
  • 4:00 PM
  • 7:00 PM   

Doors open an hour before each show.

FREE!  Reserve your seat online

Made possible by:

  • JANE NICHOLSON
  • ANDREW TOLSON
  • WILFRED ALLAN
RURAL RENAISSANCE: How the Citizens of Annapolis Royal Reinvented Canada’s Oldest Town
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm
RURAL RENAISSANCE: How the Citizens of Annapolis Royal Reinvented Canada's Oldest Town

SOLD OUT!

 
The story of the Annapolis Royal Development Commission and its projects

 

 In 1975, King’s Theatre was a dump, but it didn’t stand out because it matched all the other shabby and dilapidated buildings in Annapolis Royal’s downtown business district.  Its restoration in the early 1980s acted as a catalyst in the economic revitalization of our Town.

Come see this hour-long documentary by visual journalist Andrew Tolson and celebrate the story of the Annapolis Royal Development Commission and the people who made it happen!

Brought to you by the Rural Renaissance Project.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2021

Three shows:

  • 2:00 PM
  • 4:00 PM
  • 7:00 PM   

Doors open an hour before each show.

FREE!  Reserve your seat online

Made possible by:

  • JANE NICHOLSON
  • ANDREW TOLSON
  • WILFRED ALLAN
Oct
17
Sun
100 YEARS OF FILM IN ANNAPOLIS with Ern Dick: Part 2
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm
100 YEARS OF FILM IN ANNAPOLIS with Ern Dick: Part 2

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF FILM IN ANNAPOLIS:

A 4-PART SERIES OF STORIES AND PROJECTIONS WITH LOCAL FILM ARCHIVIST ERN DICK & GUESTS

 
Part 2: Sunday October 17 at 2pm

  • Understanding our History through Film (with guest Holly Meuse)
  • Featuring stories and films of Mi’kmaq, Acadian, Scottish heritage and others.

 

Part 3: Sunday November 14 at 2pm

  • Film and the Black Community (with guest Linda Bailey)
  • Featuring stories and films of Rose Fortune, the Lewis family, Daurene Lewis and others.
  • Film and the Arts (with guest Susan Tileston)
  • Featuring stories and films of Ernest Buckler, Kelsey Raymond, Wayne Boucher, Tom Forestall, Geoff Butler, Brett Hannam, Louise Pentz, and others.

 

Part 4: Sunday December 5 at 2pm

  •  Making & Showing Films Here
  • Featuring stories and films sampling the works of current film-makers: Nance Ackerman, Tim Wilson, Andrew Tolson, Andrea Vandenboer, Bretten Hannam, and others.

 

Contact Ern Dick at ejdick@ns.sympatico.ca to recommend titles, share experience, or contribute to “film gossip”, as this is an ongoing project!

FREE! By reservation online

  • Doors open 45 minutes before showtime.

*Please note: Seating will be distanced and masks will be mandatory until Nova Scotia enters Phase 5

 
Oct
22
Fri
KITBAG THEATRE presents ‘TUESDAYS & SUNDAYS’
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm
KITBAG THEATRE presents 'TUESDAYS & SUNDAYS'

Small town. Young lovers. Big secret.

PEI company Kitbag Theatre brings their production of Tuesdays & Sundays to King’s, a gripping piece of Island history expertly told. Starring Melissa MacKenzie and Jacob Hemphill, and directed by Rebecca Parent.

 
William and Mary agreed to meet on a Sunday; they needed to talk. On the following Tuesday, Mary disappeared.Tuesdays & Sundays is a play inspired by the true story of William Millman and Mary Tuplin, and the tragedy that shook the quiet community of Margate, Prince Edward Island, in 1887. Written by Canadian playwrights Daniel Arnold and Medina Hahn, this critically-acclaimed play has toured extensively across Canada and internationally. Kitbag Theatre’s lauded, sold-out production at the Watermark Theatre in 2020 was the piece’s PEI premiere.

 

We first find William and Mary as blank slates. The young lovers recall, one piece at a time, their lives, their home, each other. We watch them rediscover their youthful love for each other, relive their eager, reckless courtship. Their sweet country romance, however, quickly takes a wrong turn. With each memory recalled, the thread of their story begins to unravel, quickly, almost faster than they can keep up with. They can only watch and breathe as inevitability takes hold.

 

“This production of Tuesdays & Sundays is SUPERB. With an incredible script and two outstanding actors the story comes to life with their powerful, deft characterizations and Rebecca Parent’s brilliant and creative direction. The piece flows and mesmerizes. You feel you are in the hands of master-storytellers from beginning to end. It is one of the best pieces of theatre I have seen in a long time.” — Jan Rudd, theatre professional

“Simply put, Kitbag’s Tuesdays & Sundays is a performance too incredible to miss. A must-see.” — Hon. Dennis King, Premier of PEI

*Seats have are been marked to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Face masks are required.  Please note that once Nova Scotia enters Phase 5, King’s Theatre will return to full capacity seating.

 

Nov
14
Sun
100 YEARS OF FILM IN ANNAPOLIS with Ern Dick: Part 3
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm
100 YEARS OF FILM IN ANNAPOLIS with Ern Dick: Part  3

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF FILM IN ANNAPOLIS:

A 4-PART SERIES OF STORIES AND PROJECTIONS WITH LOCAL FILM ARCHIVIST ERN DICK & GUESTS

 
Part 3: Sunday November 14 at 2pm

  • Film and the Black Community (with guest Linda Bailey)
  • Featuring stories and films of Rose Fortune, the Lewis family, Daurene Lewis and others.
  • Film and the Arts (with guest Susan Tileston)
  • Featuring stories and films of Ernest Buckler, Kelsey Raymond, Wayne Boucher, Tom Forestall, Geoff Butler, Brett Hannam, Louise Pentz, and others.

 

Part 4: Sunday December 5 at 2pm

  •  Making & Showing Films Here
  • Featuring stories and films sampling the works of current film-makers: Nance Ackerman, Tim Wilson, Andrew Tolson, Andrea Vandenboer, Bretten Hannam, and others.

 

Contact Ern Dick at ejdick@ns.sympatico.ca to recommend titles, share experience, or contribute to “film gossip”, as this is an ongoing project!

FREE! By reservation online

  • Doors open 45 minutes before showtime.

*Please note: Seating will be distanced and masks will be mandatory until Nova Scotia enters Phase 5

 
Nov
21
Sun
MELODY A. JOHNSON presents PERSON OF INTEREST
Nov 21 @ 7:30 pm
MELODY A. JOHNSON presents PERSON OF INTEREST
A comedy drama about a good neighbour gone bad… a shocking tale of neighourhood warfare told with candour and an edgy sense of fun.
 

King’s audiences will remember Melody A.Johnson for her award-winning play Miss Caledonia.

 

 “Person of Interest”, is a topical tale, about a good, law-abiding citizen like me who hoped to volunteer and so applied for a police background check. It was at that point when I discovered I was a Person of Interest…courtesy of some bad neighbours next door. It was their final act of retaliation.

 Debuting in 2018, Person of Interest has been delighting audiences across the country.  Those who enjoy the wave of stand-alone storytelling like CBC’s Vinyl Café, and National Public Radio’s The Moth podcasts, will crave this yarn spinning, edgy, comic tale.

“Melody A. Johnson proves once again, she is the kook supreme of the Canadian stage…I truly would pay money to see Johnson read the phone book…” — Richard Ouzonian, The Toronto Star

“Melody A. Johnson is a unique talent, a slyly hilarious performer, and a very likeable presence on stage without ever seeming anything less than genuine.” — David Mann, Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam B.C.

“Melody tells the story so beautifully that there are moments when she has the audience completely on her side even while in the same breath, we’re questioning her sanity.” —– Danny Harvey, The Rose Theatre, Brampton, Ont.

PLEASE NOTE: Once Nova Scotia enters Phase 5, proof of full vaccination will be required for patrons over the age of 12; face masks will be required until seated.

King’s Theatre is committed to making live performances accessible to all audiences. If the ticket price is a barrier, bursaries are available. Please get in touch by contacting the Box Office: boxoffice@kingstheatre.ca or 902-532-7704.

 

 

Dec
5
Sun
100 YEARS OF FILM IN ANNAPOLIS with Ern Dick: Part 4
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm
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