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7:30 pm
The Music Center Presents: JONI 75 – A Birthday Celebration Featuring: Brandi Carlile, Glen Hansard, Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones, Chaka Khan, Diana Krall, Kris Kristofferson, Los Lobos with La Marisoul, Cesar Castro & Xochi Flores,[...]
9:00 pm
Let’s do the Time Warp Again Campy, brilliant and utterly bonkers, it’s no wonder this is a cult classic and a much loved favourite. The only way to watch this is to sing along as[...]
7:30 pm
* SPECIAL ADMISSION BY DONATION EVENT* Conviction is a new documentary by the celebrated local filmmaker Nance Ackerman, Ariella Pahlke and Teresa MacInnes. Nance will be present to say a few words and answer questions.[...]
7:00 pm
Celebrate the legacy of Marilyn Lawson with a feast of desserts prepared by our wonderful Theatre volunteers, then enjoy a redux of one of the greatest foodie films of all time, Babette’s Feast. Join us[...]
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am
10:30 am
FROZEN When their kingdom becomes trapped in perpetual winter, fearless Anna (Kristen Bell) joins forces with mountaineer Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) and his reindeer sidekick to find Anna’s sister, Snow Queen Elsa (Idina Menzel), and break[...]
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm
6:30 pm
Auditions for the Annapolis District Drama Group Spring 2020 production of “The Ladykillers” will be held at Kings Theatre on Wednesday 18th December at 6.30pm. Directed by Simon Bonnington, the play is to be performed[...]
7:30 pm
It’s the Third Annual Benefit Concert for the Annapolis Food Bank with Paul O’Brien with members of his musical his family and other special musical guests. You can expect a gorgeous concert of contemporary celtic-folk-pop[...]
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
  BURNS NIGHT is back with a mix of expert scotch-tasting with Whisky Sommelier Leslee Fredricks of the NSLC, Scottish-themed canapes prepared by Founder’s House Head Chef Chris Pyne, Scott Henderson on bagpipes and Paul[...]
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of Film, Music and Live dancing with Halifax’s beloved viral dance sensations, the Bhangra Boys! Watch Behind the Bhangra Boys, a new documentary film inspired by their joyous approach to[...]
2:00 pm
Attention all Musicians!! You are invite to a FREE Workshop on Monday February 17 at 2:00pm on the King’s Theatre Stage with the PROTEUS SAXOPHONE QUARTET. Join this illustrious ensemble of professional musicians for a[...]
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
FREE MOVIE IN CELEBRATION OF AFRICAN HERITAGE MONTH Black Panther is a gorgeous, groundbreaking celebration of black culture Marvel’s Black Panther is a cultural phenomenon, a historic box office success that’s brought in rave reviews[...]
2:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of art, music, words, and film in celebration of the extraordinary and much-beloved local artist and writer, GEOFF BUTLER, RCA. The event includes a screening of the new documentary about[...]
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
POSTPONED!! Please check back for a rescheduled date and other details. You must be a member-in-good-standing to vote. Renew you membership here. To review the proposed by-law amendment, click here. Further documents will be added[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
10:00 am
  The 12th Annual Tournament of King’s is on!!! Saturday September 12 at 10:00am THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS Shot-gun start with a 4-person scramble & a Callaway scoring system. This year we are[...]
7:30 pm
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[...]
7:30 pm
Come in costume for a Spooky Photo Shoot and Treats!!!   Returning to the painstaking stop-motion animation he employed with amazing success in The Nightmare Before Christmas, Tim Burton presents a hair-raising legend based on[...]
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Come in costume for a Spooky Photo Shoot and Treats!!!   Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula’s lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special[...]
10:30 am
FREE KID’S MOVIE  — All Welcome! Santa will be present. Late on Christmas Eve, after the town has gone to sleep, a boy boards the mysterious train that waits for him–The Polar Express. When the[...]
Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join us on Saturday December 5 from 1-4pm at King’s Theatre for an OPEN HOUSE & SALE.   Drop in to say hi, and warm up with some FREE HOT CHOCOLATE & TREATS. Check out[...]
11:00 am
DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm Make a short documentary film and see it on the big[...]
11:00 am
DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm Make a short documentary film and see it on the big[...]
1:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Due to popular demand, we have added an extra one-day acting workshop for younger kids on Wednesday March 17. This workshop is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity[...]
11:00 am
SOLD OUT! This two-day workshop (March 18 & 19) is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character building and storytelling. Two days of fun that will immerse students[...]
11:00 am
SOLD OUT! This two-day workshop (March 18 & 19) is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character building and storytelling. Two days of fun that will immerse students[...]
7:00 pm
Please join us for the Annual General Meeting for the King’s Theatre Society’s 2020 Year It will take place on Monday March 29 at 7:00pm at King’s Theatre. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 2020 ANNUAL[...]
3:00 pm
Mumble (Elijah Wood) the penguin, now called the Master of Tap, has an unusual problem: Erik, his son, is reluctant to dance. Erik runs away from home and encounters the Mighty Sven (Hank Azaria) —[...]
3:30 pm
LIMITED TO 10 STUDENTS This three-part workshop will take place at King’s Theatre from 3:30pm-5:30pm on April 14, 15 & 16. REGISTER HERE In three afternoon workshops that will immerse students in the magic of[...]
Dec
5
Sat
THE POLAR EXPRESS – free movie
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am
FREE KID’S MOVIE  — All Welcome!
Santa will be present.
Late on Christmas Eve, after the town has gone to sleep, a boy boards the mysterious train that waits for him–The Polar Express. When the boy arrives at the North Pole, Santa Claus offers him any gift he desires. The boy asks only for a bell from the harness of Santa’s reindeer. But on the way home, the bell is lost. Christmas morning, the boy finds the bell under the Christmas tree, and when he shakes it, the bell makes the most beautiful sound he’s ever heard. His mother admires the bell, but she laments that it is broken … for, you see, only a true believer can hear the sound of the bell.
  • Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. General admission seating.

*Seats have been marked to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Please choose a seat that is not marked. Face masks are required. Cloth masks and “mingle masks” are available by donation at King’s Theatre to support “SchoolsPlus”. Thank you!

 

OPEN HOUSE & SALE
Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us on Saturday December 5 from 1-4pm at King’s Theatre for an OPEN HOUSE & SALE.

 

Drop in to say hi, and warm up with some FREE HOT CHOCOLATE & TREATS.

Check out our new CENTENNIAL MERCH:

touques, ballcaps, tote bags, mugs, thermal tumblers, and our own blend of Just-Us Coffee.

Pick up some stocking stuffers like theatre vouchers!

Drop a donation in the basket for SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAMS.

All the best for the season, from all of us at King’s.

 

 

Mar
15
Mon
FILMMAKING WORKSHOP with Nance Ackerman: Day One
Mar 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS

  • DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm
  • DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm

Make a short documentary film and see it on the big screen! 

Making documentary films isn’t easy — whether you’re in a war zone or in your back yard – but it’s one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet!  A powerful documentary film or web video can bring life to a story, social issue, or celebration like no other. Films can move minds, alter policy, change lives and expose injustices – but it has to be done with purpose, mindfulness and compassion in order to be effective.

In this two-day workshop (March 15 & 16) we will learn how to explore issues, story and themes through storyboarding, cinematography, editing, soundscape and music. Breaking out into roles – director, cinematographer, soundperson, editor, etc. — we’ll  work together to create  3-5 minute short documentaries, that address issues that matter to you! And we’ll have an awesome time doing it! :).  Films made in this workshop will be screening at King’s Theatre on Friday March 19 at 7pm.

  • Ages: 12-18
  • Cost for 2 days: $40 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. Please get in touch regarding bursaries.
  • REQUIRED to bring: Your own camera phone & a brown bag lunch.
  • Workshops will take place at the theatre and on site in the community, so dress for the weather.
  • Deadline to sign up: March 12.

About the instructor:
Celebrated documentary photographer and filmmaker, Nance Ackerman has been making images and film around the world for over 30 years. Her documentary photography work has been featured in Time, Newsweek, Canadian Geographic, New York Times, and Canada’s national newspaper, the Globe and Mail and she was the assistant photo editor at the Montreal Gazette for several years before going freelance. Her work has been described as ‘artivism’ – creating art to create change. Striving to build bridges of understanding, common ground and a global awareness of human behaviour on this planet, her work quickly grew too large for the daily news cycle. After being dragged across the barricade while covering/protesting at Oka, she started on a journey of discovery of her Mohawk heritage. The result, her photographs of First Nations women, have been exhibited at the Aperture Foundation in New York and the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, DC. Following that, Ackerman’s book, Womankind: Faces of Change Around the World – a collection of portraits and essays of women activists around the world – was released in 2003.

In 2005 Ackerman turned her eye to directing social documentary films. Her first film, the National Film Board feature documentary Cottonland, brought in numerous awards and three Gemini Nominations, and shone a light on the connection between the world of opioid drug addiction and post industrial malaise. Since then she has made several more award-winning documentaries and an animated short. Her collaborative feature documentary film, Conviction, went inside Canada’s women’s prisons to imagine alternatives to incarceration through art and music and premiered at Hot Docs International Film Festival. Conviction won her, and her co-directors, a National Writer’s Guild Award for Best Documentary script. Her latest film Behind the Bhangra Boys takes an intimate look at joyous activism through five Sikh Bhangra dancers and new Canadians. Ackerman is now developing several projects from Afghanistan to Mexico that explore the power of the human spirit behind many seemingly overwhelming global issues. She has a masters degree in New Media and also taught for seven years at the University of Kings College, in Halifax. She now offers International photography workshops around the world. Ackerman also composes soundtracks with her partner, Jamie Alcorn, at their studio, Heartstring Productions in Tupperville in the Annapolis valley.

 

Mar
16
Tue
FILMMAKING WORKSHOP with Nance Ackerman: Day Two
Mar 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS

  • DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm
  • DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm

Make a short documentary film and see it on the big screen! 

Making documentary films isn’t easy — whether you’re in a war zone or in your back yard – but it’s one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet!  A powerful documentary film or web video can bring life to a story, social issue, or celebration like no other. Films can move minds, alter policy, change lives and expose injustices – but it has to be done with purpose, mindfulness and compassion in order to be effective.

In this two-day workshop (March 15 & 16) we will learn how to explore issues, story and themes through storyboarding, cinematography, editing, soundscape and music. Breaking out into roles – director, cinematographer, soundperson, editor, etc. — we’ll  work together to create  3-5 minute short documentaries, that address issues that matter to you! And we’ll have an awesome time doing it! :).  Films made in this workshop will be screening at King’s Theatre on Friday March 19 at 7pm.

  • Ages: 12-18
  • Cost for 2 days: $40 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. Please get in touch regarding bursaries.
  • REQUIRED to bring: Your own camera phone & a brown bag lunch.
  • Workshops will take place at the theatre and on site in the community, so dress for the weather.
  • Deadline to sign up: March 12.

About the instructor:
Celebrated documentary photographer and filmmaker, Nance Ackerman has been making images and film around the world for over 30 years. Her documentary photography work has been featured in Time, Newsweek, Canadian Geographic, New York Times, and Canada’s national newspaper, the Globe and Mail and she was the assistant photo editor at the Montreal Gazette for several years before going freelance. Her work has been described as ‘artivism’ – creating art to create change. Striving to build bridges of understanding, common ground and a global awareness of human behaviour on this planet, her work quickly grew too large for the daily news cycle. After being dragged across the barricade while covering/protesting at Oka, she started on a journey of discovery of her Mohawk heritage. The result, her photographs of First Nations women, have been exhibited at the Aperture Foundation in New York and the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, DC. Following that, Ackerman’s book, Womankind: Faces of Change Around the World – a collection of portraits and essays of women activists around the world – was released in 2003.

In 2005 Ackerman turned her eye to directing social documentary films. Her first film, the National Film Board feature documentary Cottonland, brought in numerous awards and three Gemini Nominations, and shone a light on the connection between the world of opioid drug addiction and post industrial malaise. Since then she has made several more award-winning documentaries and an animated short. Her collaborative feature documentary film, Conviction, went inside Canada’s women’s prisons to imagine alternatives to incarceration through art and music and premiered at Hot Docs International Film Festival. Conviction won her, and her co-directors, a National Writer’s Guild Award for Best Documentary script. Her latest film Behind the Bhangra Boys takes an intimate look at joyous activism through five Sikh Bhangra dancers and new Canadians. Ackerman is now developing several projects from Afghanistan to Mexico that explore the power of the human spirit behind many seemingly overwhelming global issues. She has a masters degree in New Media and also taught for seven years at the University of Kings College, in Halifax. She now offers International photography workshops around the world. Ackerman also composes soundtracks with her partner, Jamie Alcorn, at their studio, Heartstring Productions in Tupperville in the Annapolis valley.

 

Mar
17
Wed
ACTING WORKSHOP with Micha Cromwell: Extra One-Day Workshop for Young Kids
Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Due to popular demand, we have added an extra one-day acting workshop for younger kids on Wednesday March 17. This workshop is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character building and storytelling. This is one day of fun that will immerse students in the magic of theatre!

Wednesday March 17 from 1:00-4:00pm

  • Ages: 6-10
  • Cost for 1 day: $20 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. A limited number of spaces are also available at no cost.
  • REQUIRED to bring: A snack and beverage.
  • Workshop will take place at King’s Theatre .

Deadline to sign up: March 15.

 

About the instructor: MICHA CROMWELL is an actor who started acting at the age of seven with Young Company Productions in Annapolis Royal. She is a Merritt Award nominee for an Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role. Micha has performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, as part of the award-winning productions Chasing Champions (Ship’s Company Theatre) and The West Woods (Mulgrave Road Theatre). She has worked on various CBC productions including Diggstown, Mr.D and Studio Black. She will bring her expertise to the workshop and help its participants learn the tools of the trade.

 

 

 

 

Mar
18
Thu
ACTING WORKSHOP with Micha Cromwell: Day One
Mar 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

SOLD OUT!

This two-day workshop (March 18 & 19) is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character building and storytelling. Two days of fun that will immerse students in the magic of theatre!

  • Ages: 10-16
  • Cost for 2 days: $40 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. A limited number of spaces are also available at no cost.
  • REQUIRED to bring: A brown bag lunch.
  • Workshops will take place at King’s Theatre .

Deadline to sign up: March 12.

 

About the instructor: MICHA CROMWELL is an actor who started acting at the age of seven with Young Company Productions in Annapolis Royal. She is a Merritt Award nominee for an Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role. Micha has performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, as part of the award-winning productions Chasing Champions (Ship’s Company Theatre) and The Westwoods (Mulgrave Road Theatre). She has worked on various CBC productions including Diggstown, Mr.D and Studio Black. She will bring her expertise to the workshop and help its participants learn the tools of the trade.

 

 

 

Workshop outline: Day 1

Thursday March 18, 11am – 4pm at King’s Theatre

  • Meet and greet
  • Skill building games
  • Warm up: vocal and body
  • Acting exercises: basic stage directions/terms, blocking, projecting voice, listening, giving focus, mirroring exercise, scene partner work, character building, scene work
  • Q&A session

Workshop outline: Day 2

Friday March 19, 11am – 4pm at King’s Theatre

  • Skill building games
  • Warm up
  • Acting exercises
  • Small groups will build own scenes
  • Rehearsal period
  • Scene showcase
Mar
19
Fri
ACTING WORKSHOP with Micha Cromwell: Day Two
Mar 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

SOLD OUT!

This two-day workshop (March 18 & 19) is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character building and storytelling. Two days of fun that will immerse students in the magic of theatre!

  • Ages: 10-16
  • Cost for 2 days: $40 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. A limited number of spaces are also available at no cost.
  • REQUIRED to bring: A brown bag lunch.
  • Workshops will take place at King’s Theatre .
  • Deadline to sign up: March 12.

 

About the instructor: MICHA CROMWELL is an actor who started acting at the age of seven with Young Company Productions in Annapolis Royal. She is a Merritt Award nominee for an Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role. Micha has performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, as part of the award-winning productions Chasing Champions (Ship’s Company Theatre) and The Westwoods (Mulgrave Road Theatre). She has worked on various CBC productions including Diggstown, Mr.D and Studio Black. She will bring her expertise to the workshop and help its participants learn the tools of the trade.

 

 

 

Workshop outline: Day 1

Thursday March 18, 11am – 4pm at King’s Theatre

  • Meet and greet
  • Skill building games
  • Warm up: vocal and body
  • Acting exercises: basic stage directions/terms, blocking, projecting voice, listening, giving focus, mirroring exercise, scene partner work, character building, scene work
  • Q&A session

Workshop outline: Day 2

Friday March 19, 11am – 4pm at King’s Theatre

  • Skill building games
  • Warm up
  • Acting exercises
  • Small groups will build own scenes
  • Rehearsal period
  • Scene showcase
Mar
29
Mon
KING’S THEATRE SOCIETY AGM
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm

Please join us for the Annual General Meeting for the King’s Theatre Society’s 2020 Year

It will take place on Monday March 29 at 7:00pm at King’s Theatre.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 2020 ANNUAL REPORT

Note that you must be a member-in-good-standing to vote. Membership is included in all donations of $25 or more. Donations are eligible for Tax Receipts. Click here to donate.    Thanks for supporting King’s Theatre.

Please note that due to Covid, masks and distancing will be required. There will not be a reception this year.

 

 

 

 

 

Apr
3
Sat
HAPPY FEET 2- free kid’s movie
Apr 3 @ 3:00 pm
Mumble (Elijah Wood) the penguin, now called the Master of Tap, has an unusual problem: Erik, his son, is reluctant to dance. Erik runs away from home and encounters the Mighty Sven (Hank Azaria) — a penguin that can fly. Poor Mumble can’t compete with Erik’s unusual new role model. But, when the world is shaken by powerful forces, Erik gets a chance to see his father’s true colors as Mumble gathers all creatures great and small to set things right again.
Plan to take part in EGGSTRAVAGANZA and cap it off with a free movie at King’s Theatre!
 
 
ADMISSION IS FREE
 
Seating is limited to 75 and will be first come first served. Patrons will be asked to fill out a sign up sheet on arrival for contact tracing.  Doors will open at 2:15pm. Please plan to arrive early enough to sign in.
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*Seats have are been marked to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Face masks are required. Cloth masks are available by donation at King’s Theatre. Thank you!

Thank you to our community movie partner Annapolis Home Hardware.

 
Apr
14
Wed
ACTING WORKSHOPS with Micha Cromwell: Ages 10-13
Apr 14 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

LIMITED TO 10 STUDENTS

This three-part workshop will take place at King’s Theatre from 3:30pm-5:30pm on April 14, 15 & 16.

REGISTER HERE

In three afternoon workshops that will immerse students in the magic of theatre, it’s a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character building and storytelling.

  • Ages: 10-13
  • Cost for 3 afternoons: $40 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. A limited number of spaces are also available at no cost.
  • Bring: Any beverages or snacks needed.
  • Workshops will take place at King’s Theatre .

Deadline to sign up: April 12.

 

About the instructor: MICHA CROMWELL is an actor who started acting at the age of seven with Young Company Productions in Annapolis Royal. She is a Merritt Award nominee for an Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role. Micha has performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, as part of the award-winning productions Chasing Champions (Ship’s Company Theatre) and The Westwoods (Mulgrave Road Theatre). She has worked on various CBC productions including Diggstown, Mr.D and Studio Black. She will bring her expertise to the workshop and help its participants learn the tools of the trade.

 

 

 

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