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7:30 pm
Join us for the 13th Annual Festival of Ten-Minute Plays! Always a sold-out favourite,get your tickets early for the best seats in the house. This year the festival attracted a record-breaking 116 manuscripts. Scripts were[...]
7:30 pm
Join us for the 13th Annual Festival of Ten-Minute Plays! Always a sold-out favourite,get your tickets early for the best seats in the house. This year the festival attracted a record-breaking 116 manuscripts. Scripts were[...]
2:00 pm
Join us for the 13th Annual Festival of Ten-Minute Plays! Always a sold-out favourite,get your tickets early for the best seats in the house. This year the festival attracted a record-breaking 116 manuscripts. Scripts were[...]
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,[...]
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Presentation hosted by Quilts by the Bay Jenny Doan is a well known quilter from Missouri. She’s coming to Nova Scotia to teach at three different retreats in Smith’s Cove at the Mountain Gap Resort,[...]
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Inuit youth in a small community gain a powerful sense of pride and purpose through the sport of lacrosse, in this true-story account of tenacity, renewal, and inspiring resilience. Based on a true story, The Grizzlies is[...]
Jun 29 @ 3:30 pm
3:30 pm
Reconciliation through Education and Understanding The KAIROS Blanket Exercise is a unique, participatory history lesson – developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, knowledge keepers and educators – that fosters truth, understanding, respect and reconciliation among[...]
7:30 pm
WE STORY THE LAND Film & Discussion at King’s Theatre This half hour film by Martha Stiegman and Sherry Pictou follows seven paddlers from L’sitkuk First Nation in Bear River as they travel through the[...]
Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
AMAZING GRACE is a filmed record of the two nights, in January 1972, during which Aretha Franklin recorded the gospel performances that became the celebrated live double album “Amazing Grace.” It remains not only the[...]
Jul 19 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
COMMEMORATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST MOON-LANDING From director Todd Douglas Miller comes a cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000[...]
7:30 pm
KITCHEN PARTY 2019, an annual fundraiser for King’s Theatre, is happening on Saturday July 20 at 7:30pm. It’s a celebration of local talent hosted by singer-songwriter SUSAN CROWE. It’s a favourite summer event in Annapolis[...]
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Annapolis Pride Day Presentation Hosted by King’s Film Society & Town of Annapolis Royal ROCKETMAN is an epic musical fantasy about the story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows Elton’s transformation from shy[...]
7:30 pm
King’s Theatre is thrilled to present the internationally acclaimed vaudevillian performer TOMÁŠ KUBÍNEK. Magician, mime, illusionist, theatrical stuntman, Tomáš Kubínek makes his audiences laugh out of sheer wonder and delight.  He follows a noble tradition of physical[...]
Aug 6 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
YOU’RE THE BOSS: AUDIENCE CHOICE LATE NIGHT Directed by Nisha Ganatra Starring EmmaThompson, Mindy Kaling, Amy Ryan, John Lithgow   After almost 30 years, a groundbreaking talk-show host suspects she may soon be losing her coveted[...]
6:00 pm
AUDITIONS The Annapolis District Drama Group will produce the comedy, LOVE, SEX. and the  I.R.S at King’s Theatre on November 29, 30 and December 1, 2019. Directed by Miles Leahy. Auditions for this play will[...]
6:00 pm
AUDITIONS The Annapolis District Drama Group will produce the comedy, LOVE, SEX. and the  I.R.S at King’s Theatre on November 29, 30 and December 1, 2019. Directed by Miles Leahy. Auditions for this play will[...]
7:30 pm
A story of enduring love between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen. Filmmaker Nick Broomfield chronicles their relationship, from the early days in Greece to how their love evolved when Leonard became a[...]
7:30 pm
We are excited to welcome the one and only JP CORMIER back to King’s Theatre to kick off the 11th Annual Tournament of King’s!     Thanks to our Official Concert Sponsor Hutchins Pharmacy JP[...]
9:00 am
  at the Fort View Golf Course NEWSFLASH!!! The 11th Annual Tournament of King’s has been RESCHEDULED for: Saturday September 28 at 9:00am Please call King’s Theatre at 902-532-7704 or Fort View Golf Course at[...]
Sep 10 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
RESCHEDULED DUE TO POWER OUTAGE! NEW DATE: ***Tuesday September 17 at 7:30pm*** Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew[...]
Sep 17 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy’s inspirational dream[...]
7:30 pm
Rings Through Water is new creation that uses ethereal choral singing, contemporary and traditional Indigenous dance, along with powerful text and theatrical presentation, to tell three short stories about water.   It’s a collaboration between five[...]
Sep 24 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must[...]
9:00 am
  at the Fort View Golf Course The 11th Annual Tournament of King’s has been RESCHEDULED for: Saturday September 28 at 9:00am 9am – Registration 10am – Captains Meeting 11am Tee-Off 3pm Meal, Reception &[...]
7:00 pm
MOVIE NIGHT AT THE “O” Suit up for classic comedy! When kooky, spooky college profs Peter Venkman (Bill Murray), Ray Stantz (Dan Aykroyd) and Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis) lose their university jobs, they decide to[...]
7:30 pm
Roger Waters, co-founder, creative force and songwriter behind Pink Floyd, presents his highly anticipated film, Us + Them, featuring state-of-the-art visual production and breath-taking sound in this unmissable cinema event.Filmed in Amsterdam on the European[...]
7:30 pm
Elapultiek (ehl-ah-bool-dee-egg) – “we are looking towards” – is a 2-person play written by Bear River (L’sitkuk) playwright shalan joudry. It marks the first time Two Planks and a Passion Theatre has commissioned a Mi’kmaq playwright from[...]
7:30 pm
Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city[...]
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,[...]
7:30 pm
The Annapolis District Drama Group presents ANNIE ONE TWO THREE: A Murder Mystery Friday October 18 at 7:30pm Saturday October 19 at 7:30pm Sunday October 20 at 2:00pm Written by David Summers Directed by Karen[...]
Jun
14
Fri
KING’S SHORTS – 13th Annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays
Jun 14 @ 7:30 pm

Join us for the 13th Annual Festival of Ten-Minute Plays!

Always a sold-out favourite,get your tickets early for the best seats in the house.

This year the festival attracted a record-breaking 116 manuscripts. Scripts were received from Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, India and Israel. All scripts are anonymous until the Reading Committee have made their selections.

We are excited to announce this year’s eight plays:

  • A LITTLE BIT OF A BREAKDOWN by Sid Filkow, Saltspring Island, BC, directed by Wilfred Allan
  • BOOK ENDS by Shawn Samuelson Henry, Grosse Point Park, MI, USA, directed by Sam Cooper
  • CONCENTRIC by Mary Santarelli, Kenosha, WI, USA, directed by Bliss Rae
  • LAST CALL by Aviva Fleising, Toronto, ON, directed by Paul Goodyear
  • NON-FICTION by Gene DeJoie, Sherman Oaks, CA, USA, directed by Verilea Ellis
  • STRANGER THINGS HAVE HAPPENED by Doug Glenen, Granville Ferry, NS, directed by Kelley Pozzolo
  • THE CELL PHONE by John Wolfson, New York, NY, USA, directed by Spike Sprague
  • THE SPOT by Bruce Karp, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, directed by Dawn Scott

Performance Schedule:

  • Friday June 14 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday June 15 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday June 16 at 2:00pm

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

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

PRICES:

  • Advance : $15.00
  • Door: $17.00
  • Youth: $8.00

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Jun
15
Sat
KING’S SHORTS – 13th Annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays
Jun 15 @ 7:30 pm

Join us for the 13th Annual Festival of Ten-Minute Plays!

Always a sold-out favourite,get your tickets early for the best seats in the house.

This year the festival attracted a record-breaking 116 manuscripts. Scripts were received from Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, India and Israel. All scripts are anonymous until the Reading Committee have made their selections.

We are excited to announce this year’s eight plays:

  • A LITTLE BIT OF A BREAKDOWN by Sid Filkow, Saltspring Island, BC, directed by Wilfred Allan
  • BOOK ENDS by Shawn Samuelson Henry, Grosse Point Park, MI, USA, directed by Sam Cooper
  • CONCENTRIC by Mary Santarelli, Kenosha, WI, USA, directed by Bliss Rae
  • LAST CALL by Aviva Fleising, Toronto, ON, directed by Paul Goodyear
  • NON-FICTION by Gene DeJoie, Sherman Oaks, CA, USA, directed by Verilea Ellis
  • STRANGER THINGS HAVE HAPPENED by Doug Glenen, Granville Ferry, NS, directed by Kelley Pozzolo
  • THE CELL PHONE by John Wolfson, New York, NY, USA, directed by Spike Sprague
  • THE SPOT by Bruce Karp, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, directed by Dawn Scott

Performance Schedule:

  • Friday June 14 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday June 15 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday June 16 at 2:00pm

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

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

PRICES:

  • Advance : $15.00
  • Door: $17.00
  • Youth: $8.00

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Jun
16
Sun
KING’S SHORTS – 13th Annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm

Join us for the 13th Annual Festival of Ten-Minute Plays!

Always a sold-out favourite,get your tickets early for the best seats in the house.

This year the festival attracted a record-breaking 116 manuscripts. Scripts were received from Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, India and Israel. All scripts are anonymous until the Reading Committee have made their selections.

We are excited to announce this year’s eight plays: 

  • A LITTLE BIT OF A BREAKDOWN by Sid Filkow, Saltspring Island, BC, directed by Wilfred Allan
  • BOOK ENDS by Shawn Samuelson Henry, Grosse Point Park, MI, USA, directed by Sam Cooper
  • CONCENTRIC by Mary Santarelli, Kenosha, WI, USA, directed by Bliss Rae
  • LAST CALL by Aviva Fleising, Toronto, ON, directed by Paul Goodyear
  • NON-FICTION by Gene DeJoie, Sherman Oaks, CA, USA, directed by Verilea Ellis
  • STRANGER THINGS HAVE HAPPENED by Doug Glenen, Granville Ferry, NS, directed by Kelley Pozzolo
  • THE CELL PHONE by John Wolfson, New York, NY, USA, directed by Spike Sprague
  • THE SPOT by Bruce Karp, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, directed by Dawn Scott

Performance Schedule:

  • Friday June 14 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday June 15 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday June 16 at 2:00pm

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

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

PRICES:

  • Advance : $15.00
  • Door: $17.00
  • Youth: $8.00

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

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 Nursury, Thexton’s Greenhouses, Bainton’s Books, Nikian Enterprises, Beswick Flowers, Annapolis Home Hardware Garden Centre, and Joy Elliot Landscape & Architectural Design.

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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. All prices include HST.

**YOUTH GET IN FREE TO THIS FILM.**

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

Jun
26
Wed
JENNY DOAN TRUNK SHOW
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm

Presentation hosted by Quilts by the Bay

Jenny Doan is a well known quilter from Missouri. She’s coming to Nova Scotia to teach at three different retreats in Smith’s Cove at the Mountain Gap Resort, hosted by Quilts by the Bay. Although the retreats are full, there are still seats available for the trunk show held at the King’s Theatre!

 

 

To reserve and pay for your seat, call Debra Howard at Quilts by the Bay 902-245-6343 . Tickets will include the chance to win many door prizes. There’s only about 30 seats left available, so call Debra soon to reserve your ticket!

Jun
28
Fri
THE GRIZZLIES
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm

Inuit youth in a small community gain a powerful sense of pride and purpose through the sport of lacrosse, in this true-story account of tenacity, renewal, and inspiring resilience.

Based on a true story, The Grizzlies is about the determination and resilience of a group of Inuit youth in a small Arctic community. In 1998, first-time teacher Russ Sheppard (Ben Schnetzer) moves north for a job at a local school in Kugluktuk, a town struggling with one of the highest suicide rates in North America. With no previous experience or knowledge of life in the north, Russ is shocked and overwhelmed by the numerous social issues facing the youth, all as a result of the massive legacy of colonization on their families and communities. Russ introduces a lacrosse program in the school. Although the program is at first met with skepticism and resistance, Russ’s commitment begins to win the trust of the students and together they form the Grizzlies lacrosse team. Through the sport, the youth find a vital outlet for their emotions and the team creates a sense of pride and purpose in themselves and their community.

Originally from Kugluktuk, one of the film’s producers, Stacey Aglok MacDonald, has first-hand experience of the impact of this program on her community and has been committed to bringing this story to the screen in close creative collaboration with producer Alethea Arnaquq-Baril and director Miranda de Pencier. With absolutely stunning breakout performances by young Nunavut-based actors Paul Nutarariaq and Emerald MacDonald, The Grizzlies is a testament to the spirit, tenacity, and leadership of Inuit youth, persisting in spite of immense pressure and hardship.

“Inspirational sports stories are nothing new, but a fresh milieu and a vivid cast of characters can revitalize any genre, and The Grizzlies — an excellent Canadian film directed by Miranda de Pencier — stands out as a stirring and compelling variation on a popular theme.”

– The Hollywood Reporter

Audience Favourite Calgary International Film Festival

Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature, Palm Springs International Film Festival

  • Directed by Miranda de Pencier
  • Canada, 2018
  • English
  • 107 minutes
  • Cast: Tantoo Cardinal, Ben Schnetzer, Will Sasso, Booboo Stewart

 

 

Tickets: $11 Adult, $10 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.


Thank you to our community partners Kew Home, Bailey House B&B, Bridgetown Watch & Clock Repair, and Oakhaven Bike Barn/Joy Elliott Landscape Architectural Design.

Jun
29
Sat
THE BLANKET EXERCISE
Jun 29 @ 3:30 pm

Reconciliation through Education and Understanding

The KAIROS Blanket Exercise is a unique, participatory history lesson – developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, knowledge keepers and educators – that fosters truth, understanding, respect and reconciliation among Indigenous and non-indigenous peoples.

It will take place on the Fort Anne Grounds on the other side of the sally port (rain location the Academy Gym), and will be followed by a light meal.

THE EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE. However, spaces are limited, so please Pre-register by emailing the Box Office <boxoffice@kingstheatre.ca> or by calling King’s Theatre at 902-532-7704.

Thank you to Adele and Bill MacDonald, who are supporting these events in memory of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

 

 

That evening, you are invited to:

7:30-9:00 pm WE STORY THE LAND Film & Discussion at King’s Theatre

This half hour film by Martha Stiegman and Sherry Pictou follows seven paddlers from L’sitkuk First Nation in Bear River as they travel through the land, to reconnect with a part of their history and a part of themselves. The Bear River reserve boundary cuts the people of L’sitkuk off from their ancestors’ hunting and fishing grounds. But there are old canoe routes that leave from the reserve, and cross the territory; and people here are working to reclaim them.

The film will be followed by a panel discussion with members of the L’sitkuk First Nation who are featured in the film.

THE EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE.

Thank you to Adele and Bill MacDonald, who have sponsored these events in memory of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

WE STORY THE LAND – Film & Discussion
Jun 29 @ 7:30 pm
WE STORY THE LAND - Film & Discussion

WE STORY THE LAND

Film & Discussion at King’s Theatre

This half hour film by Martha Stiegman and Sherry Pictou follows seven paddlers from L’sitkuk First Nation in Bear River as they travel through the land, to reconnect with a part of their history and a part of themselves. The Bear River reserve boundary cuts the people of L’sitkuk off from their ancestors’ hunting and fishing grounds. But there are old canoe routes that leave from the reserve, and cross the territory; and people here are working to reclaim them.

The film will be followed by a panel discussion with members of the L’sitkuk First Nation who are featured in the film.

THE EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE.

Thank you to Adele and Bill MacDonald, who are supporting these events in memory of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

 

Jul
9
Tue
AMAZING GRACE
Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm

AMAZING GRACE is a filmed record of the two nights, in January 1972, during which Aretha Franklin recorded the gospel performances that became the celebrated live double album “Amazing Grace.” It remains not only the best-selling gospel record of all time, but the best-selling album of Franklin’s 50-year career. She was then at the height of her stardom, with 20 albums and 11 number-one singles (“Respect,” “Chain of Fools,” “Think,” etc.) under her belt, and she wanted to do a record that honoured the formative gospel roots of her youth.

Warner Bros. hired director Sydney Pollack to film the sessions, and we see Pollack wandering around the church, directing the action and at one point holding the camera. But for technical reasons, the project wound up getting shelved. Now lovingly restored and assembled, AMAZING GRACE can stand as an essential filmed record of what is undoubtedly one of the greatest gospel performances. Franklin was not just a great singer, as one reviewer noted, she was a human chariot.

With: Aretha Franklin, the Reverend James Cleveland, C.F. Franklin, the Southern California Community Choir plus cameos of Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts

AMAZING GRACE  is two days of Baptist church condensed to 90 minutes and injected directly into your soul. – rogerebert.com
 
“One of the great music films.” – The New York Times

 

Tickets: $11 Adult, $10 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.

Thank you to our community partners Kew Home, Bailey House B&B, Bridgetown Watch & Clock Repair, and Oakhaven Bike Barn/Joy Elliott Landscape Architectural Design.

Jul
19
Fri
APOLLO 11
Jul 19 @ 7:30 pm

COMMEMORATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST MOON-LANDING

From director Todd Douglas Miller comes a cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the hear t of NASA’s most celebrated mission—the one that first put men on the moon, and forever made Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin into household names. Immersed in the perspectives of the astronauts, the team in Mission Control, and the millions of spectators on the ground, we vividly experience those momentous days and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future.


“Utterly astonishing. Takes your breath away.”

– IndieWire

“The documentary “Apollo 11,” directed and edited by Todd Douglas Miller, is entirely awe-inspiring.”

– The New York Times

 

 

Tickets: $11 Adult, $10 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.

Thank you to our community partners Kew Home, Bailey House B&B, Bridgetown Watch & Clock Repair, and Oakhaven Bike Barn/Joy Elliott Landscape Architectural Design.

 

 

 

 

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