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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[...]
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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
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
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.

Seats are limited to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Face masks are required. Please note that once Nova Scotia reaches Phase 5, seating will expand to full capacity.

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.

 

 

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