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Oct
2
Fri
THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm
Director Armando Iannucci (The Death of Stalin) brings his sardonic wit — and a stellar cast that includes Dev Patel, Tilda Swinton, Hugh Laurie, Gwendoline Christie, Peter Capaldi, and Ben Whishaw — to Charles Dickens’ classic autobiographical novel.

From the imaginations of Oscar nominees Armando Iannucci, director of TIFF 2017’s The Death of Stalin, and Simon Blackwell, who co-wrote Iannucci’s breakthrough feature In the Loop, comes this gloriously frenetic adaptation of one of Charles Dickens’ most beloved novels. Starring Oscar nominee Dev Patel and featuring an august supporting cast that includes Oscar winner Tilda Swinton and Golden Globe winners Hugh Laurie and Ben Wishaw, The Personal History of David Copperfield is gloriously entertaining, careening through 19th-century England as it tracks its hero’s zigzag destiny.

Born six months after the death of his father, David (Patel) is lucky to be raised by a loving mother. But when Mum weds the dour Edward Murdstone, David is shipped off to the cottage — actually a capsized boat — of his housekeeper’s family. These peculiar accommodations prove to be only the first of David’s numerous temporary abodes, which include an oppressive boarding school and the home of his eccentric aunt Betsey Trotwood (Swinton). Wherever David goes, whether living in poverty or comfort, he writes pithy impressions of all those he encounters — impressions that will one day constitute his autobiography.

With its refreshing casting and ceaseless visual surprises — walls literally fall away to make room for flashbacks — Iannucci and Blackwell’s David Copperfield transposes its source material into a decidedly 21st-century cinematic context. Yet the film never loses sight of its central ideas: that great art is born of great experience, and one’s true fortune can be measured in friends. – CAMERON BAILEY

 

  • 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.

*Seats have are designated in pairs and singles, been marked to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Please choose a seat that is not marked. Face masks are required. Cloth masks are available by donation at King’s Theatre.

Thank you to our community movie partner Annapolis Home Hardware.

 
Oct
23
Fri
STEVIE NICKS – 24 Karat Gold Concert
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm
STEVIE NICKS - 24 Karat Gold Concert

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame icon Stevie Nicks brings her legendary music to the big screen with 24 Karat Gold The Concert. Recorded over two nights during her sold-out 24 Karat Gold Tour, the film features a set-list of fan favorites and rare gems from Stevie’s multi-platinum selling catalog.  The film also highlights Stevie’s intuitive and intimate storytelling abilities, captivating audiences with personal stories behind some of the most famous songs in music history.

Widely considered one of the most important female voices in rock music with an unparalleled career, Stevie Nicks has had six Top Ten albums, 8 Grammy nominations and is the first woman to be twice inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – with Fleetwood Mac in 1998 and as a solo artist in 2019.

Runtime: 141 mins

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  • Tickets: $20 Adult, $16 Member, $8 Youth.
  • All prices include HST.
  • Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.

*Reserved seating. Seats have are designated in pairs and singles, been marked to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Face masks are required. Cloth masks are available by donation at King’s Theatre.

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

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

NEW DATE: Saturday March 27, 2021 at 7:30pm

All Tickets purchased for the original date WILL BE VALID FOR THE NEW DATE.

If you already have a ticket, you have three options:

1.Keep your ticket; it will be valid for the new date in 2021.

2. Donate the full value of your ticket(s) and receive a charitable tax receipt to help support King’s Theatre.

3. Call to request a refund: 902-532-7704. Please note that we are very short-handed and may not be able to respond immediately.

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.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

  • Members: $22.61+ HST = $26
  • General: $26.09 + HST = $30
  • Youth: $6.96+ HST = $8

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

 

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Apr
11
Sun
TWIN FLAMES
Apr 11 @ 7:30 pm

NEW DATE: SUNDAY APRIL 11, 2021

Hold on to your tickets, they will be valid for the new 2021 date!

Multi-Award Winning Twin Flames push the boundaries of “Contemporary Folk”, with Indigenous, Inuit influenced songs that incorporate both Western and traditional instruments. Songs are written in Inuttitut, English and French. Audiences love discovering Twin Flames cultures, harmonies and powerful songwriting. A musical journey which transcends cultural boundaries and inspires unity.

Despite polar opposite backgrounds Twin Flames found a common musical language. This captivating duo combines singer-songwriters Jaaji  (Inuk Mohawk from Nunavik) and Chelsey June  (Algonquin Cree métis) from Ottawa. Twin Flames takes the audience on a musical journey across Canada and the Arctic, they echo the voices of their ancestors and depict life on the land.

This husband-wife duo has now played over 800 shows in less four years with performances that have taken them across Canada, The Arctic, Greenland, France and The United States. What started as small flame has turned into a raging fire one that is staying lit in the hearts of fans and listeners.

Twin Flames have a great ability to wrap Indigenous stories in traditional styles, often incorporating both Western and Indigenous instruments in their songs.” — exclaim magazine

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

  • Member: $24.35 + HST = $28
  • General: $27.83 + HST = $32
  • Youth: $6.96 + HST = $8

 

 

 

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Apr
24
Sat
THE LEGENDARY DOWNCHILD BLUES BAND – The Longest 50TH Anniversary Tour Ever!
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm

NEW DATE …. AGAIN!

The new date at King’s Theatre is Saturday April 24, 2021 at 7:30pm. All tickets purchased for the previous date(s) ARE VALID.

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THE LEGENDARY DOWNCHILD BLUES BAND – THE LONGEST 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR EVER!

With Special Guest, 3X Maple Blues Award nominee Jenie Thai

After 18 albums, countless awards and wowing sold‐out audiences around the globe, THE LEGENDARY DOWNCHILD BLUES BAND are celebrating their 50th Anniversary this year with a brand‐new show featuring hits like “Flip, Flop & Fly,” as well as fan favourites and hidden gems from throughout their illustrious career.

Downchild came to international prominence as the inspiration for Hollywood stars Dan Aykroyd and the late John Belushi’s hit film, The Blues Brothers. In fact, two Downchild songs, “Shotgun Blues” and “(I Got Everything I Need) Almost” were even covered on The Blues Brothers’ 1978 multi‐platinum album Briefcase Full of Blues.

The band is lead by founder, Donnie “Mr. Downchild” Walsh on guitar and harmonica, singer Chuck Jackson, who also plays harmonica, tenor sax man Pat Carey, Michael Fonfara (who was a member of the early American rock supergroup Rhinoceros and Lou Reed’s band) plays keyboards, Gary Kendall on bass and drummer Mike Fitzpatrick.

With their signature jump‐blues style and infectious, soulful sound, Juno Award winners Downchild deliver a live performance that is second to none, and this special
anniversary show is one ‐ not to be missed!

Tickets:

  • $60.00 (plus HST) Advance
  • $65.00 (plus HST Door

Click here for Downchild Blues Band web site.

Available by calling the King’s Theatre Box Office: (902) 532-7704

 

 

Special Guest, 3X Maple Blues Award nominee Jenie Thai‘s “Night On Fire”

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Jun
6
Sun
THE LUMBER JILLS & INN ECHO
Jun 6 @ 7:30 pm

NEW DATE!

THE LUMBER JILLS

& INN ECHO:

A Maritime Celtic Double Bill

 

Nestled against the cliffs and dunes of the Atlantic Ocean, the Maritime have produced some of the greatest traditional music players known the world over. We invented the kitchen party and we’re proud to host the next generation of incredible players to you.  Join us for a special concert of flying feet, old time fiddles, Irish concertia, celtic guitar and plank’er down piano at The Kings Theatre!

New Brunswick’s Canadian Folk Music Nominees THE LUMBER JILLS go bow to bow with MUSIC PEI nominees, INN ECHO, for an exciting wave over wave ride of jigs and reels. Eight incredible multi-instrumentalists, with singers and step-dancers among them, encompass the spirit of a Maritime ceilidh.

Before they head out on tour this summer to major festivals in France, British Columbia and every-where in-between; we’ve invited them to start a fire in the kitchen right here in Annapolis Royal. The heart of Nova Scotia, is of course the best place to rosin a bow!

 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

  • Members: $22.61+ HST = $26
  • General: $26.09 + HST = $30
  • Youth: $6.96+ HST = $8

 

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Jun
19
Sat
THE MAVENS: Lynn Miles, Susan Crowe & Shari Ulrich
Jun 19 @ 7:30 pm

NEW DATE!!

Three of Canada’s finest singer-songwriters together in one gorgeous show. You will laugh, cry and be transported by folk music at its best.

All tickets purchased for the previous date ARE VALID.

TICKETS can be ordered online below or call the Box Office at 902-532-7704.

  • Member: $27.83 + HST = $32
  • General: $31.30 + HST = $36
  • Youth: $6.96 + HST = $8

LYNN MILES is one of Canada’s most accomplished singer/songwriters. With twelve albums to her credit, the winner of multiple Canadian Folk Music awards (2011 English Songwriter of the Year), and a 2003 Juno award for Roots and Traditional Solo Album of the Year, she has certainly found her strength over time. Through a career that has seen her move from Ottawa to Los Angeles and back again, with stops in Nashville and Austin TX., and a healthy touring schedule that regularly takes her through the US, Europe and across Canada, she has always created and performed music with unbridled feeling and vulnerability. Lynn’s song “Three Chords and the Truth” was recently chosen as the closing song on the popular BBC TV series “Case Histories”, and her new release “Downpour” has been receiving glowing reviews.

 

SUSAN CROWE is often described as a “writer’s writer”, and is one of Canada’s most respected singer songwriters in the folk genre. At once complex, challenging and accessible, Susan’s intelligent and moving songs have captivated audiences and reviewers from coast to coast, continent to continent. She possesses, in the words of Britain’s Folk Roots magazine, “that rare ability of crafting a lyric that bears scrutiny on its own terms.” That rare ability has earned her two Juno nominations, and nominations from both the West Coast and East Coast Music Awards. No stranger to King’s Theatre, we are THRILLED to have Susan back with THE MAVENS.

 

SHARI ULRICH: For over four decades, accomplished singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Shari Ulrich has been winning hearts across North America with her voice, songs and on-stage charisma. A two-time JUNO-winner among other awards, she has recorded 25 albums as a solo artist and with the legendary Pied Pumkin, The Hometown Band, UHF, BTU and The High Bar Gang.