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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[...]
7:00 pm
“Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry” tells the true coming-of-age story of the singer-songwriter and her rise to global superstardom. From award-winning filmmaker R.J. Cutler, the documentary offers a deeply intimate look at this[...]
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[...]
Mar 21 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Growing up in an orphanage in the British countryside, Earwig has no idea that her mother had magical powers. Her life changes dramatically when a strange couple takes her in, and she is forced to[...]
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Pensioners Nina (Barbara Sukowa) and Madeleine (Martine Chevallier) have hidden their deep and passionate love for many decades. From the point of view of those surrounding them, including Madeleine’s meddling daughter (Léa Drucker), they are[...]
7:30 pm
PLANS ARE UNDERWAY TO RESCHEDULE THIS CONCERT FOR THE FALL OF 2021. PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON. All tickets purchased for the previous dates ARE VALID. Madison Violet is a Juno-nominated Canadian music duo composed of[...]
2:00 pm
THE DOUBLE OLIVIER AWARD-WINNING SMASH HIT RETURNS Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale A sell-out for its world premiere in 2016, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation[...]
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[...]
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Cinema is an art of sound and vision, but it’s the rare film that explores both with equal vitality. In a remarkably assured feature debut, Darius Marder finds a cinematic language that’s perfectly matched to[...]
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) —[...]
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
JODIE FOSTER wins Best Supporting Actress at the 2021 Golden Globe Awards Directed by Kevin Macdonald and based on the NY Times best-selling memoir “Guantánamo Diary” by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, this is inspiring the true[...]
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[...]
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Sundance 2020 Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award Steven Yeun and Han Ye-ri star in Lee Isaac Chung’s tender story of a family’s move to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own[...]
7:30 pm
Nominated for FIVE Academy Awards including 
BEST PICTURE & BEST ACTOR 
   Directed by: Shaka King
   Starring: Jesse Plemons, Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield, Dominique Fishback
FBI informant William O’Neal infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther[...]
2:00 pm
Michael Mayer’s acclaimed production, first seen in the 2012–13 season, sets the action of Verdi’s masterpiece in 1960 Las Vegas—a neon-lit world ruled by money and ruthless, powerful men. Piotr Beczała is the Duke, a[...]
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Inspired by the work of Leonard Cohen, and set to some of his most beloved music, Death of a Ladies’ Man tells the story of a carousing college professor whose life takes a series of[...]
Apr 23 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
NOMINATED FOR FIVE ACADEMY AWARDS including BEST PICTURE, BEST ACTRESS & BEST DIRECTOR   Everyone said Cassie was a promising young woman… until a mysterious event abruptly derailed her future. But nothing in Cassie’s life[...]
7:30 pm
CANCELLED DUE TO NEW PROVINCIAL COVID RESTRICTIONS ————————   Anthony is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne, encouragingly introduces. Yet help is also becoming a necessity for Anne;[...]
7:30 pm
CANCELLED DUE TO NEW PROVINCIAL COVID RESTRICTIONS ———————————- THE COURIER is a true-life spy thriller, the story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in[...]
7:30 pm
CANCELLED DUE TO NEW PROVINCIAL COVID RESTRICTIONS ——————— Five Stars (Guaridan) Toby Jones triumphs in perfect Chekhov Ian Rickson directs Conor McPherson’s new adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Toby Jones stars as Uncle Vanya alongside Richard Armitage as Astrov. In the[...]
7:30 pm
PLANS ARE UNDERWAY TO RESCHEDULE THIS CONCERT FOR THE FALL OF 2021. PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON. All tickets purchased for the previous dates ARE VALID. THE LUMBER JILLS & INN ECHO: A Maritime Celtic Double[...]
Jun 19 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
  PLANS ARE UNDERWAY TO RESCHEDULE THIS CONCERT FOR THE FALL OF 2021. PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON. All tickets purchased for the previous dates ARE VALID. Three of Canada’s finest singer-songwriters together in one gorgeous[...]
7:30 pm
BEN CAPLAN SOLO ON STAGE AT KING’S   Ben Caplan is both the roar of the hurricane and the eye of the storm. He has an uncanny ability to channel both wild abandon and quiet[...]
Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
BEST PICTURE ACADEMY AWARD WINNER   ———————————     Frances McDormand explores the vast landscape of the American West, in Chloé Zhao’s wise and intimate portrayal of life as a modern-day nomad. The first few[...]
Jul 25 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Atlantic Canada’s premier vocal ensemble   Presented in partnership with Musique Royale, Helios Vocal Ensemble will be performing some of the most beautiful music from the past and present, on the theme of lamentation. Included[...]
7:30 pm
CHARLIE CHAPLIN’s 1921 film THE KID kicks off the CLASSIC FILM FEST   Celebrate King’s Theatre’s 100th Anniversary with this 1921 classic film. Charlie Chaplin was already an international star when he decided to break[...]
Jul 29 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
FROM THE CREATOR OF ‘HAMILTON’ It’s here! Jubilant, unapologetically massive, and bursting with a cozy, melancholic sense of communal belonging, “In The Heights” is the biggest-screen-you-can-find Hollywood event that we the movie lovers have been[...]
7:30 pm
JAH’MILA & HER 8-PIECE REGGAE BAND ON STAGE AT KING’S   Jah’Mila is wrapped in the very roots of the reggae family tree and stands tall with music that is lyrically creative, tastefully arranged, masterfully.[...]
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.

 

 

 

 

BILLIE EILISH: THE WORLD’S A LITTLE BLURRY
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm
“Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry” tells the true coming-of-age story of the singer-songwriter and her rise to global superstardom. From award-winning filmmaker R.J. Cutler, the documentary offers a deeply intimate look at this extraordinary teenager’s journey, at just 17 years old, navigating life on the road, on stage, and at home with her family, while writing, recording and releasing her debut album “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?”

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS ONLINE

*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.

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
21
Sun
EARWIG & THE WITCH
Mar 21 @ 2:00 pm
Growing up in an orphanage in the British countryside, Earwig has no idea that her mother had magical powers. Her life changes dramatically when a strange couple takes her in, and she is forced to live with a selfish witch. As the headstrong young girl sets out to uncover the secrets of her new guardians, she discovers a world of spells and potions, and a mysterious song that may be the key to finding the family she has always wanted.
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Director: Goro Miyazaki
Genre(s):Fantasy, Animation, Family
Rating: PG
Runtime:82 min

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS ONLINE

*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.

 
Mar
24
Wed
TWO OF US
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm

Pensioners Nina (Barbara Sukowa) and Madeleine (Martine Chevallier) have hidden their deep and passionate love for many decades. From the point of view of those surrounding them, including Madeleine’s meddling daughter (Léa Drucker), they are simply two neighbours sharing a hallway during their sunset years. In reality, this landing is a bridge between two worlds: one belonging to a widowed, doting grandmother, the other to a free-spirited, fiercely independent woman who longs to spend her life with the person she loves. Clandestinely, Nina and Madeleine share a tender life, moving freely between their apartments until, one day, an unexpected event closes the portal. In this new reality, their secret cannot remain hidden if they are to stay together — and their unconditional love is put to the test.

France-based Italian director Filippo Meneghetti, along with writer Malysone Bovorasmy (in collaboration with Florence Vignon and Marion Vernoux), uses the utmost care and benevolence in crafting his bold, lustrous directorial debut. Sukowa, Chevallier, and Drucker are endlessly compelling in their performances of characters who are both sincere and flawed. Two of Us is a film of longing and revelatory beauty.

Content advisory: coarse language

France, Luxembourg, Belgium, 2019
French
95 minutes | PG

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS ONLINE

*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.

 
Mar
27
Sat
MADISON VIOLET: Postponed
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm

PLANS ARE UNDERWAY TO RESCHEDULE THIS CONCERT FOR THE FALL OF 2021. PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON.

All tickets purchased for the previous dates ARE VALID.

Madison Violet is a Juno-nominated Canadian music duo composed of Brenley MacEachern and Lisa MacIsaac. The duo has achieved an impressive list of accolades throughout their 20 year career including a Juno nomination, a Canadian Folk Music Award for Best Vocal Group Album of the Year and a Critic’s Choice Award from Country Music People’s Magazine. Their songs have been featured in the notorious music magazine MOJO’s Top 10 Playlist, and received a mass of acclaim from outlets such as the BBC, the CBC, Maverick Magazine and NPR, and have earned the duo the Grand Prize in the Maxell John Lennon Song Writing Contest. Madison Violet were on Germany’s WDR’s list of ‘Best Bands of All Time’ and with a bit of a departure from their rootsy sound, their single ‘These Ships’ was released in 2014 on one of the largest dance labels in the U.S., Ultra Records, garnering over 1,200,000 plays on Spotify. Madison Violet has 9 studio albums to their credit.

ECMA Nominations:

– CONTEMPORARY ROOTS RECORDING OF THE YEAR FOR EVERYTHING’S SHIFTING –

– FANS’ CHOICE VIDEO OF THE YEAR FOR “TELL ME” –

“Madison Violet give us a full body of beautiful songs; stories of heartbreak, hope, love, and everything in between.” – Canadian Beats 

“Everything’s Shifting once again sees Madison Violet at the top of their game” – Great Dark Wonder

“This is a mesmerizing album that quickly captivates us and makes us want to see them performing on stage, where Brenley and Lisa are at their best.” – Musicomania

 

 

Mar
28
Sun
MATTHEW BOURNE’S THE RED SHOES
Mar 28 @ 2:00 pm
THE DOUBLE OLIVIER AWARD-WINNING SMASH HIT RETURNS

Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale

A sell-out for its world premiere in 2016, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation of the legendary film returns to London, having won two Olivier Awards and dazzled audiences across the UK and the USA.

The Red Shoes is a tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. Victoria Page lives to dance but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who inspire her passion.

THANK YOU TO OUR STAGE TO SCREEN PARTNER

 

 

Set to the achingly romantic music of golden-age Hollywood composer Bernard Herrmann, The Red Shoes is orchestrated by Terry Davies and played live by the New Adventures Orchestra, with cinematic designs by Lez Brotherston, lighting by Paule Constable and sound by Paul Groothuis.

With Adam Cooper, returning to New Adventures after more than 20 years, and Ashley Shaw, and Dominic North, Liam Mower, Michela Meazza, Glenn Graham and Cordelia Braithwaite set to revive their acclaimed original roles, this intoxicating drama will dazzle your senses and break your heart.

★★★★ “A gorgeous swirl of storytelling and style”- THE INDEPENDENT
★★★★ “A brilliant showcase for Bourne’s genius” – DAILY TELEGRAPH
★★★★ “Enchanting” – EVENING STANDARD
★★★★★ “Dazzling” – THE STAGE
★★★★★ “Bourne’s version is masterly” – SUNDAY EXPRESS
“Matthew Bourne’s theatrical flair makes The Red Shoes a Christmas cracker. Exhilarating entertainment” – THE SUNDAY TIMES
“A Bourne again tour de force. Every step is etched with his knowledge and passion. A wonderful evening of dance” – THE OBSERVER
“A feast for the eye. The Red Shoes will be dancing for years to come” – THE OBSERVER
“Enthralling. Richly satisfying” – THE GUARDIAN
“A gorgeous take on a film classic” – THE TIMES
“Magical” – METRO
G | | Ballet/Romance | 30 September 2020 (UK)

*Reserved seating. 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!

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.

 

 

 

 

 

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