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Aug
1
Sat
ROLAND GRANT
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm

SOLD OUT!!  Please call the Box Office to get on the waiting list.

Official sponsor:

Explosive Latin/rumba flamenco guitar with a rock edge.

Think Santana, only faster.

Latin/rock guitar virtuoso and composer Roland Grant (formerly Roland Smith) is excited to bring his explosive brand of world music to the world. Hailing from Hants County, his music reflects his passion for genre-bending Latin-infused melodies tinged with rock and classical influences. His shows feature a mix of instrumentals and guest vocals that rock the house and leave audiences wowed.

Roland’s fingers effortlessly slide up and down the guitar, creating a fast-paced rhythm that makes the listener want to get up and dance.

Roland’s debut album Equilibrium (2018) is best described as “nuevo flamenco meets Steve Vai meets John Williams”. As an orchestral composer, Roland’s Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra premiered in 2019 with the composer as soloist. Other premieres include works for symphony orchestra, chamber music, and accompaniments to ballet and film. Roland was awarded the prize for Best Tonal Music at the 2017 International Antonín Dvořák Composition Competition held in Prague, Czech Republic, of which he has been a two-time finalist. 

Roland is officially endorsed by Godin Guitars, a Canadian company that serves such artists as Roger Waters (of Pink Floyd), Myles Goodwyn (of April Wine) and Steve Stevens (of Billy Idol).

  • Guitars: Roland Grant
  • Vocalist:  Elena Mehrjou
  • Synth/Keys: John Ebata
  • Bass: John Janigan Mills
  • Drums: Morgan Zwicker
  • Dancer: Laura Selenzi

 

Almost sold out. For more information, please call the King’s Theatre Box Office at 902-532-7704.

  • Members Advance: $26.09 + HST = $30.00
  • General Advance: $27.83 + HST = $32.00
  • At The Gate: $29.57 + HST = $34.00
  • Youth under age 18: $6.96 + HST = $8.00

 

 

 

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Aug
5
Wed
The Gershwins’ PORGY & BESS – Met Opera
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm

One of America’s favorite operas takes the big screen. James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row on the Charleston waterfront, vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants. “If you’re going to stage Gershwin’s opera, this is how,” raved the Guardian when the new production premiered in London in 2018. David Robertson conducts a dynamic cast, featuring the sympathetic duo of Eric Owens and Angel Blue in the title roles and an all-star ensemble that includes Golda Schultz, Latonia Moore, Denyce Graves, Frederick Ballentine, and Alfred Walker.

Estimated run time: 3 HRS and 30 MINS

Sung in English

 

 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

Members: $16
General: $20
Youth: $8

Prices include HST.

Any Stage to Screen tickets or Series passes purchased pre-Covid can be used for this show. Please note that due to distancing requirements, it may not necessarily be the same seat.

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Aug
20
Thu
FODAR Outside: MARKET DANCES
Aug 20 @ 8:00 pm

FODAR moves performances outside for the first time with Market Dances!

Dancers will perform a collection of solos and duets – five works in all – choreographed especially for the Festival.

Admission is free-of-charge, but donations are encouraged. Reservations are required and can be booked at King’s Theatre.

 

Home to the only summer contemporary dance festival in Nova Scotia, Festival of Dance Annapolis Royal FODAR is ranked as one of the major dance festivals in the country. Back for its Sixth Season, the festival showcases the best and the current in contemporary dance performed by some of this country’s most celebrated dancers. Each season FODAR also remounts a landmark production from Canada’s rich modern dance legacy. This year, the festival runs from August 19th through 22nd.

This event is Pay What You Will.

MAKE YOUR RESERVATION: 

  • Call the King’s Box Office at (902) 532-7704
  • Or visit us at the King’s Theatre Box Office

***This event requires physical distancing of 6 feet. We ask you to wear a face mask or shield. Hand-sewn masks are available for purchase at King’s Theatre.***

Click here to go to FODAR’s website.

 

Aug
21
Fri
FODAR Live: STRIKE TONE
Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm

Strike Tone was commissioned by Votive Dance for FODAR 2020. Created by choreographer Vanessa Goodman in collaboration with seven dance artists, this work examines how body and sound can thrive and dissolve in space and time to create a captivating sonic and physical.

Strike Tone makes its World Premiere at the Festival. The piece examines how body and sound can thrive and dissolve in space and time. Exploring disintegration and formation, choreographer Vanessa Goodman collaborates with seven exceptional dance artists to create a captivating sonic and physical landscape.

Watch the performance live at King’s Theatre!

Home to the only summer contemporary dance festival in Nova Scotia, Festival of Dance Annapolis Royal FODAR is ranked as one of the major dance festivals in the country. Back for its Sixth Season, the festival showcases the best and the current in contemporary dance performed by some of this country’s most celebrated dancers. Each season FODAR also remounts a landmark production from Canada’s rich modern dance legacy. This year, the festival runs from August 19th through 22nd

TICKETS ON SALE NOW at the King’s Theatre Box Office (902-532-7704) or online below.

  • General: $20
  • Youth: $10

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime.

Seating will be physically distance. Patrons are required to wear masks. Cloth masks can be purchased at King’s Theatre.

Click here to go to FODAR’s website.

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Aug
22
Sat
FODAR LiveStream: STRIKE TONE
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm

The very first live streamed event from King’s Theatre! Watch it online for FREE!!!

THE LIVE STREAM LINK WILL GO LIVE AT 8PM ATLANTIC ON THE FODAR WEB SITE> Click here.

Strike Tone was commissioned by Votive Dance for FODAR 2020. Created by choreographer Vanessa Goodman in collaboration with seven dance artists, this work examines how body and sound can thrive and dissolve in space and time to create a captivating sonic and physical.

Strike Tone makes its World Premiere at the Festival. The piece examines how body and sound can thrive and dissolve in space and time. Exploring disintegration and formation, choreographer Vanessa Goodman collaborates with seven exceptional dance artists to create a captivating sonic and physical landscape.

Home to the only summer contemporary dance festival in Nova Scotia, Festival of Dance Annapolis Royal FODAR is ranked as one of the major dance festivals in the country. Back for its Sixth Season, the festival showcases the best and the current in contemporary dance performed by some of this country’s most celebrated dancers. Each season FODAR also remounts a landmark production from Canada’s rich modern dance legacy. This year, the festival runs from August 19th through 22nd.

Click here to go to FODAR’s website.

 

Sep
2
Wed
Handel’s AGRIPPINA – Met Opera
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm

Handel’s tale of intrigue and impropriety in ancient Rome arrives in cinemas with star mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato as the controlling, power-hungry Agrippina and Harry Bicket conducting. Sir David McVicar’s production ingeniously reframes the action of this black comedy about the abuse of power to “the present,” where it should loudly resonate. The all-star cast features mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey as Agrippina’s son and future emperor Nerone, soprano Brenda Rae as the seductive Poppea, countertenor Iestyn Davies as the ambitious officer Ottone, and bass Matthew Rose as the weary emperor Claudius.

  • Composer: George Frideric Handel
  • Librettist: Vincenzo Grimani
  • Agripinna: Joyce DiDonato
  • Conductor: Harry Bicket
  • Estimated run time: 3 HRS 35 MINS
  • Sung in Italian, MET titles in English

 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

Members: $16
General: $20
Youth: $8

Prices include HST.

Any Stage to Screen tickets or Series passes purchased pre-Covid can be used for this show. Please note that due to distancing requirements, it may not necessarily be the same seat.

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Sep
10
Thu
ADDG on SCREEN – Red Carpet Premiere
Sep 10 @ 7:30 pm

Miriam Orlando & Meggie Pozzolo in Graceland

The Annapolis District Drama Group (ADDG) is very excited to unveil six Stage-to-Screen short plays

Developed in conjunction with King’s Theatre, the six Ten Minute plays were carefully selected to allow rehearsal and performance while observing appropriate physical-distancing. Performed on-location at venues in and around town, including a local church, Fort Anne Cafe, Sissiboo Coffee shop, the Annapolis Royal Wharf, and the King’s stage, they were filmed and edited by professionally-experienced cinematographers and cutting room crew. With this project, ADDG has taken community theatre to a new level in Annapolis Royal, despite the current limitations brought by the Covid pandemic!

The plays originate from the pens of award-winning playwrights – as local as Granville Beach, to western Canada, the US, and as far-flung as Australia. The writers themselves have expressed an equal excitement to see their work translated into this new medium, and give their wholehearted blessing to the project!

Abigail Bonnington and Gordon Keel in The Pool of Cerebus

Each play was created with six very experienced local directors and casts that include many of the Drama Group’s finest actors — including outstanding youth actors. It’s a mix of comedy, pathos & intrigue all in good measure. They will make you laugh, make you cry and make you think; and best of all, they will entertain you.

All six ADDG-to-Screens will be shown each night. A Q&A with selected members of the team, hosted by Simon Bonnington, will follow.

Reserved seating. Come out and see your favourite actors on the Big Screen at King’s and support your local Theatre.

TICKETS for the RED CARPET PREMIERE (actors, directors and crew will be present):

  • Adults: $20
  • Youth: $8

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THE PLAYS

COMMUNICATION GAP

  • Director: Colleen Rowland
  • Cast: Nina Habinski and Finn Hafting
  • Playwright: William Cissna

IS IT WEDNESDAY?

  • Director: Dawn Scott
  • Cast: Gloria Saesura and Nancy Anderson
  • Playwright: Pam Calabrese MacLean

NEVER GIVE UP

  • Director: Sam Cooper
  • Cast: Karen Tomasino and Ryan Hebert
  • Playwright: James Hutchinson

POOL OF CERBERUS

  • Director: Simon Bonnington
  • Cast: Gordon Keel and Abigail Bonnington
  • Playwright: Alex Broun

GRACELAND

  • Director: Brian Dickinson
  • Cast: Miriam Orlando and Meggie Pozzolo
  • Playwright: Katie Thayer

TRUE CONFESSIONS

  • Director: Wayne Currie
  • Cast: Sam Cooper, Emma Tolson and George Clairmont
  • Playwright: Wayne Currie

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  • Videography: Andrew Tolson, and Rhynn Winstead
  • Editing: Andrew Tolson, Rhynn Winstead, Oliver Bass and Simon Bonnington

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Sep
11
Fri
ADDG on SCREEN
Sep 11 @ 7:30 pm

Karen Tomasino and Ryan Hebert in Never Give Up

The Annapolis District Drama Group (ADDG) is very excited to unveil six Stage-to-Screen short-plays! 

Developed in conjunction with King’s Theatre, the six Ten Minute plays were carefully selected to allow rehearsal and performance while observing appropriate physical-distancing. Performed on-location at venues in and around town, including a local church, Fort Anne Cafe, Sissiboo Coffee shop, the Annapolis Royal Wharf, and the King’s stage, they were filmed and edited by professionally-experienced cinematographers and cutting room crew. With this project, ADDG has taken community theatre to a new level in Annapolis Royal, despite the current limitations brought by the Covid pandemic!

The plays originate from the pens of award-winning playwrights – as local as Granville Beach, to western Canada, the US, and as far-flung as Australia. The writers themselves have expressed an equal excitement to see their work translated into this new medium, and give their wholehearted blessing to the project!

Miriam Orlando & Meggie Pozzolo in Graceland

Each play was created with six very experienced local directors and casts that include many of the Drama Group’s finest actors — including outstanding youth actors. It’s a mix of comedy, pathos & intrigue all in good measure. They will make you laugh, make you cry and make you think; and best of all, they will entertain you.

 

All six ADDG-to-Screens will be shown each night. A Q&A with selected members of the team, hosted by Simon Bonnington, will follow.

Reserved seating. Come out and see your favourite actors on the Big Screen at King’s and support your local Theatre.

TICKETS:

  • Adults: $12
  • Youth: $8

—————————————————

THE PLAYS

COMMUNICATION GAP

  • Director: Colleen Rowland
  • Cast: Nina Habinski and Finn Hafting
  • Playwright: William Cissna

IS IT WEDNESDAY?

  • Director: Dawn Scott
  • Cast: Gloria Saesura and Nancy Anderson
  • Playwright: Pam Calabrese MacLean

NEVER GIVE UP

  • Director: Sam Cooper
  • Cast: Karen Tomasino and Ryan Hebert
  • Playwright: James Hutchinson

POOL OF CERBERUS

  • Director: Simon Bonnington
  • Cast: Gordon Keel and Abigail Bonnington
  • Playwright: Alex Broun

GRACELAND

  • Director: Brian Dickinson
  • Cast: Miriam Orlando and Meggie Pozzolo
  • Playwright: Katie Thayer

TRUE CONFESSIONS

  • Director: Wayne Currie
  • Cast: Sam Cooper, Emma Tolson and George Clairmont
  • Playwright: Wayne Currie

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  • Videography: Andrew Tolson, and Rhynn Winstead
  • Editing: Andrew Tolson, Rhynn Winstead, Oliver Bass and Simon Bonnington

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Sep
12
Sat
ADDG on SCREEN
Sep 12 @ 7:30 pm

Nancy Anderson and Gloria Sasura in Is It Wednesday?

The Annapolis District Drama Group (ADDG) is very excited to unveil six Stage-to-Screen short-plays! 

Developed in conjunction with King’s Theatre, the six Ten Minute plays were carefully selected to allow rehearsal and performance while observing appropriate physical-distancing. Performed on-location at venues in and around town, including a local church, Fort Anne Cafe, Sissiboo Coffee shop, the Annapolis Royal Wharf, and the King’s stage, they were filmed and edited by professionally-experienced cinematographers and cutting room crew. With this project, ADDG has taken community theatre to a new level in Annapolis Royal, despite the current limitations brought by the Covid pandemic!

The plays originate from the pens of award-winning playwrights – as local as Granville Beach, to western Canada, the US, and as far-flung as Australia. The writers themselves have expressed an equal excitement to see their work translated into this new medium, and give their wholehearted blessing to the project!

Finn Hafting & Nina Habinski in Communication Gap

Each play was created with six very experienced local directors and casts that include many of the Drama Group’s finest actors — including outstanding youth actors. It’s a mix of comedy, pathos & intrigue all in good measure. They will make you laugh, make you cry and make you think; and best of all, they will entertain you.

All six ADDG-to-Screens will be shown each night. A Q&A with selected members of the team, hosted by Simon Bonnington, will follow.

Reserved seating. Come out and see your favourite actors on the Big Screen at King’s and support your local Theatre.

TICKETS:

  • Adults: $12
  • Youth: $8

—————————————————

THE PLAYS

COMMUNICATION GAP

  • Director: Colleen Rowland
  • Cast: Nina Habinski and Finn Hafting
  • Playwright: William Cissna

IS IT WEDNESDAY?

  • Director: Dawn Scott
  • Cast: Gloria Saesura and Nancy Anderson
  • Playwright: Pam Calabrese MacLean

NEVER GIVE UP

  • Director: Sam Cooper
  • Cast: Karen Tomasino and Ryan Hebert
  • Playwright: James Hutchinson

POOL OF CERBERUS

  • Director: Simon Bonnington
  • Cast: Gordon Keel and Abigail Bonnington
  • Playwright: Alex Broun

GRACELAND

  • Director: Brian Dickinson
  • Cast: Miriam Orlando and Meggie Pozzolo
  • Playwright: Katie Thayer

TRUE CONFESSIONS

  • Director: Wayne Currie
  • Cast: Sam Cooper, Emma Tolson and George Clairmont
  • Playwright: Wayne Currie

——————————————————————–

  • Videography: Andrew Tolson, and Rhynn Winstead
  • Editing: Andrew Tolson, Rhynn Winstead, Oliver Bass and Simon Bonnington

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Sep
19
Sat
LENNIE GALLANT GALA FUNDRAISER & ART AUCTION
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm
LENNIE GALLANT GALA FUNDRAISER & ART AUCTION
Dust off your spiffy duds and designer face mask because, pandemic or no, we are having a party!
The local business community is partnering to make this a night you won’t soon forget, while helping to raise funds for a much-needed NEW ROOF over King’s Theatre.  All tickets $100.

Join us for an amazing concert with one of Canada’s foremost performing songwriters, LENNIE GALLANT and his trio. Opened by popular local singer-songwriter DAVID CHAMBERLAND

 
INCLUDED IN YOUR TICKET IS…

a signature cocktail by Still Fired Distilleries

an amuse bouche from Founders House

and a sweet treat from Arch & Po Bakery

There will be a Silent Auction of fine art from all 12 galleries in Annapolis Royal, with 50% going to the artist. Scroll down to see the beautiful images and pricing details!! You need a ticket to bid. Contributors include:

  • Lucky Rabbit (Janel Warmington, Deb Kuzyk, Marianne Brown)
  • The Courtyard (Sally O’Grady)
  • Hassen Hall (Cheryl Hassen, Brad Hall)
  • RCYC Art Studio Gallery (Roisin Cadieux)
  • St Anthony St Gallery (Sarah Pavia)
  • Martha Little Studio (Martha Little)
  • Holly Everett Studio (Holly Everett)
  • Tripp’s Gallery (Ed Tripp)
  • Round Hill Studio (Jaime Lee Lightle, James Lightle)
  • Far Fetched Gallery (artist TBA)
  • Leslie Erickson Gallery (Leslie Erickson)
  • Satso Gallery (Sharon Irving-Kennedy)

There will also be a draw for a fabulous selection of door prizes from local businesses that include:

  • One free night’s stay at Lark & Loon Inn
  • A $50 gift certificate from Restaurant Compose
  • A local goods basket from The Red Onion Market
  • 2 Garden passes from the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens
  • Vouchers from One Fish Two Fish & One Scoop Two Scoop
  • Vouchers from King’s Theatre
  • An collector’s copy of the Peter’s Dream Book, an LP, and a mix of CDs from Lennie Gallant.

PLUS: A live auction for a meal for 4-6 people prepared by the amazing local chef Garth Lescaudron of Chef to Table!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

LENNIE GALLANT is one of Canada’s foremost performing songwriters, with thirteen albums and numerous awards and nominations from the JUNOs and East Coast Music Awards to his credit. He has numerous many sold-out shows at King’s Theatre over the years. In 2017 he brought his Searching For Abegweit show to Annapolis Royal; it ran for 173 shows across Canada and won him an ECMA. He was named Canadian Folk Artist of The Year for 2016 and his song Peter’s Dream was voted one of the Top Ten East Coast Songs of All Time and was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.  A recipient of the Order of Canada, Lennie has has toured with Symphony Nova Scotia, Symphony New Brunswick, and with Symphony PEI, and has performed all over the world.

Opening performer is DAVID CHAMBERLAND. David is a singer-songwriter living in Bear River with a compelling voice and captivating stage presence. David’s versatility on guitars and various percussion instruments has been wowing local audiences since moving to the area from his native Quebec.

Name of Business: THE COURTYARD

Name of Artist: SALLY O’GRADY

Title of work: Standing Proud

Media: Acrylic on Canvas

Opening Bid: $700

Gallery Price: $1600

Name of Business: MARTHA LITTLE STUDIO

Name of Artist: MARTHA LITTLE

Title of work: Chickadee Sequence

Media: Acrylic, collage and graphite on cardboard

Opening Bid: $500

Gallery Price: $750

 

Name of Business: LUCKY RABBIT & CO.

Name of Artist: DEB KUZYK & RAY MACKIE

Title of work: Oval Server

Media: Carved and painted porcelain with amber celadon glaze

Opening Bid: $95

Gallery Price: $175

Name of Business: LUCKY RABBIT & CO.

Name of Artist: MARIANNE BROWN

Title of work:  Opera

Media: A continuous strand necklace to wear long, double, or wrist wrapped. Pink tourmalines, green garnets, freshwater pearls, and Japanese glass beads.

Opening Bid: $90

Gallery Price: $180

Name of Business: LUCKY RABBIT & CO.

Name of Artist: JANEL WARMINGTON

Title of work: Leather base kit and matching pocket purse with a Cicada cotton print.

Opening Bid: $25

Gallery Price: $75

Name of Business: ST ANTHONY ST GALLERY

Name of Artist: SARAH PAVIA

Title of work:  Basket

Media: Sweetgrass with silk thread, shell and feathers

Opening Bid: $200

Gallery Price: $375

Name of Business: ROUND HILL STUDIO

Name of Artist: JAIME LEE LIGHTLE

Title of work:  Get in line at King’s Theatre

Media: Acrylic on canvas

Opening Bid: $180

Gallery Price: $400

Name of Business: ROUND HILL STUDIO

Name of Artist: JAMES C.E. LIGHTLE

Title of work:  Bird’s Eye View

Media: Acrylic on canvas

Opening Bid: $180

Gallery Price: $500

Name of Business: RCYC ART STUDIO GALLERY

Name of Artist: ROISIN C.Y. CADIEUX

Title of work:  Valley View: Road Home

Media: Paper mache on wood

Opening Bid: $150

Gallery Price: $350

Name of Business: RCYC ART STUDIO GALLERY

Name of Artist: ROISIN C.Y. CADIEUX

Title of work:  Home

Media: Twig letters

Opening Bid: $25

Gallery Price: $40

Name of Business: HASSEN HALL

Name of Artist: CHERYL HASSEN

Title of work:  Family Gathering

Media: Framed Limited Edition Photograph

Opening Bid: $125

Gallery Price: $295

Name of Business: HASSEN HALL

Name of Artist: CHERYL HASSEN

Title of work:  Spirit Rocks

Media:  Framed Limited Edition Photograph

Opening Bid: $100

Gallery Price: $200

Name of Business: HASSEN HALL

Name of Artist: BRAD HALL

Title of work:  Fire Iron #1

Media: Forged Steel

Opening Bid: $60

Gallery Price: $120

Name of Business: HASSEN HALL

Name of Artist: BRAD HALL

Title of work:  Fire Iron #2

Media: Forged Steel

Opening Bid: $60

Gallery Price: $120

Name of Business: HOLLY EVERETT STUDIO

Name of Artist: HOLLY EVERETT

Title of work:  The Lighthouse Keeper

Media: Acrylic on canvas

Opening Bid: $125

Gallery Price: $325

Name of Business: TRIPP’S GALLERY

Name of Artist: ED TRIPP

Title of work:  Untitled

Media: Acrylic on canvas

Opening Bid: $200

Gallery Price: $350

Name of Business: FAR FETCHED GALLERY

Artist: Niramai Kongk

Media: Etching. Limited edition print, matted with teak frame

Opening Bid: $150

Gallery Price: $375

Name of Business: LESLIE ERICKSON ART GALLERY

Name of Artist: LESLIE ERICKSON

Title of work:  Worlds

Media: Acrylic on canvas

Opening Bid: $800

Gallery Price: $900

Name of Business: SATSO GALLERY

Artist: Sharon Irving-Kennedy

Title: Listen to Your Own Echo

Media: Acrylic on mixed media

Opening Bid: $500

Gallery Price: $1500

THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.