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Aug
23
Fri
ARIANA NASR & CURTIS THORPE
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm

Ariana Nasr & Curtis Thorpe are delighted to bring their show featuring vintage popular songs to King’s Theatre. From jazz to soul to world classics and French chanson, this show highlights Ariana’s versatility as a vocalist as well as an instrumentalist (saxophone, accordion, violin), while Curtis’ multi-instrumental wizardry completes the sound. Together they breathe new life into old favourites. Expect to hear classics from Nina Simone, Édith Piaf, The Beatles, Jacques Brel, Dave Brubeck, Caruso, Latin America, Ariana’s father and more.

 

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  • Member Price: $20.85 + hst  = $24
  • General Price: $24.85 + hst  = $28
  • Youth Price:     $10.45 + hst  = $12

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Aug
29
Thu
JEFF HENNESSY & The Sundries / HARVEY MARCOTTE – Double Bill
Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm

Join us for a double-bill with two extraordinary of the region’s finest folk-roots-country singer-songwriters and multi-instrumentalists. Jeff Hennessy and Harvey Marcotte will each take the stage with an incredibly talented roster of musicians, performing their own music separately, and plus a few tunes together for one rollicking show.

JEFF HENNESSY, is a singer-songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist based in Wolfville, launched his first CD right here in Annapolis Royal some 20 years ago, and has maintained deep connections in the community. He’s performed on the King’s stage twice in the last year alone, and with this concert he’ll be joined by his band THE SUNDRIES. They’re all professional musicians who have united in their collective love of country music to create a band that not only showcases high level musicianship but also creates a sound that will get everybody moving – a high energy night of old country, new country, and “countryish” other songs. Amazing musicians and a really fun show – super cool country music!

 

 

  • Jeff Hennessy: Keyboards, Guitar, Vocals
  • Sarah Pound: Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards
  • Mike Reese: Lead Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals
  • Mike Carroll: Drums
  • Kirk Hazel: Bass

 

 

HARVEY MARCOTTE has been flat picking, finger picking guitar since he was 12 years old. Playing Bob Dylan and the likes soon took him into folk and bluegrass styles. The mandolin was his second love which brought quickly into fiddle playing. He dug deeper into his roots and studied French Canadien fiddle as well as Celtic, Ukrainian and jazz. He`s played professionally since the tender age of 15.  Performing the Acadian band Blou, he traveled to France, South America, and several Canadien festivals. He has shared the stage with Mae Moore, Susan Crowe, Jay Unger, Wilbur Hill, Rusty Trout, and more. He makes his home in Bear River.

  • Harvey Marcotte: Vocals, Violin, Mandolin, Guitar
  • Ken Shorley: Percussion
  • Kirk Hazel: Bass, Vocals

 

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  • Member Price: $22.60 + hst  = $26
  • General Price: $26.10 + hst  = $30
  • Youth Price:     $10.45 + hst  = $12

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Sep
6
Fri
JP CORMIER – Tee-up Concert
Sep 6 @ 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 CORMIER: At the age of 5, JP began teaching himself to play the guitar. At 9, he won his first guitar competition against 30 other players 4 times his age. By his mid teens, he was playing a variety of stringed instruments, including the fiddle, mandolin and banjo. He recorded his first album of bluegrass instrumentals at 16, which led to 10 years of living and performing in the US. His time there included many memorable nights at the Grand Ole Opry with artists such as Waylon Jennings, Marty Stuart, Earl Scruggs, Bill Monroe, Charlie Louvin and Vince Gill.

Since returning to Canada, JP has released over a dozen award-winning albums. His impressive body of work has earned him a loyal fan base and multiple award nominations and wins. He continues to dazzle and delight audiences while performing 250 shows a year.

 

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  • Member Price: $27.85 + hst  = $32
  • General Price: $31.30 + hst  = $36
  • Youth Price:  $10.45 + hst     = $12

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Sep
7
Sat
TOURNAMENT OF KING’s – 11th Annual
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am

at the Fort View Golf Course

Friday September 6th at 7:30pm

JP CORMIER

Tee-up concert at King’s Theatre

 

One of the most popular tournaments in the Annapolis Valley, Tournament of King’s fills up quickly.  It’s now the major annual fundraiser for King’s Theatre.  With thousands of dollars worth of prizes awarded every year, everyone is a winner.

REGISTRATION FOR THE TOURNAMENT OF KING’S IS NOW OPEN!

Teams of Four or Individuals are welcome. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Sponsorships of $500 and up include Team Registration!

Click here for Registration Form and Online payment options.

 

 

 

Sep
15
Sun
COIG
Sep 15 @ 7:30 pm

When the creative juices are flowing, there’s no holding back the talented quartet that makes up the Celtic supergroup Còig: Fiddler Chrissy Crowley, multi-instrumentalist Darren McMullen, piano player Jason Roach and Rachel Davis on fiddle, viola, vocals.

Còig’s music is a unique combination of influences that could only come from these four players. It’s traditional for sure, but it’s performed in a lot of non-traditional ways. “We all come from sort of a traditional background, but then we have different influences that we’re interested in,” explains fiddler and singer Rachel Davis. “Jason has a jazz degree, and listens to a lot of different music. Chrissy likes to dive into a lot of world music, Darren comes from a kind of Irish theme from playing around. More of the traditional Cape Breton music is really what I love, plus all the folk songs, so it’s an interesting mix.”

That leads to the other magic ingredient in Còig. It’s a band of fast friends, people that grew up together, played together, and knew each other way before they ever considered being in a band together. The best in trad music, in a non-traditional way. That’s Còig.

Darren McMullen – guitar, mandolin, mandola, banjo, bouzouki, whistles, flute, vocals
Rachel Davis – fiddle, viola, vocals
Jason Roach – piano
Chrissy Crowley – fiddle

TICKETS available online (see below) or at the Box Office (902.532.7704)

  • Member Price: $26.09 + hst  = $30
  • General Price:$29.57 + hst  = $34
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Sep
21
Sat
XARA CHORAL THEATRE: RINGS THROUGH WATER
Sep 21 @ 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 artists – three Indigenous and two Settlers. Their desire to overcome their own embodied prejudices, privilege, and pain is central to their artistic process and to the beautiful narratives of this show.

Depending on its form, water has the capacity to amplify sound, distort it, or mute it; how do we do the same as we navigate our relationship with this precious resource and one another? Together they speak for water, lift up the voices of its protectors, and amplify the voices of the missing and murdered  Indigenous women who have met their end in it. They also offer a reconciliation-based model for Indigenous and Settler collaboration.

 

Creators
  • Deantha Edmunds, Inuk poet & soprano
  • Lisa Nasson, Mi’kmaq dramaturge
  • Sarain Fox, Anishinaabe choreographer
  • Christina Murray, Settler choral conductor
  • Jennifer Trites, Settler composer
Performing Artists
  • Xara Choral Theatre Ensemble
  • Christina Murray, conductor
  • Deantha Edmunds, soprano
  • Sarain Fox, dancer

 

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  • Member Price:  $28
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  • Youth Price:      $12

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Sep
27
Fri
GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm

Great Lake Swimmers is a beloved indie folk act in Canada and beyond. The CBC has called them “a national treasure” and their music has taken them around the world, sharing a sound that is at once familiar and distinct, using the tools of folk music as the starting point to delve deeper.

Great Lake Swimmers have twice been nominated for Juno Awards, have been shortlisted for the prestigious Polaris Prize, and won a Canadian Indie Award for Favourite Folk/Roots Artist/Group. They have shared the stage as support for such musical luminaries as Robert Plant, Feist, and Calexico, and have appeared as headliners for many of Canada’s major Folk Music festivals. Their relentless touring schedule and countless live shows have helped them develop devoted fan bases across Canada, the US, Europe, the UK and many points beyond. Mojo dubbed them “Ambient Zen Americana” and Exclaim has described them as a “cherished blend of folk and orchestral indie pop.”

 

TICKETS available online (see below) or at the Box Office (902.532.7704)

  • Member Price: $26.09 + hst  = $30
  • General Price: $29.57 + hst  = $34
  • Youth Price:     $10.45 + hst  = $12

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Oct
6
Sun
ELAPULTIEK
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm

Elapultiek (ehl-ah-bool-dee-egg) – “we are looking towards” – marks the first time Two Planks and a Passion Theatre has commissioned an Indigenous playwright from Nova Scotia to create a new work for the company. The show was a huge success as an outdoor performance last Summer. Now, Elapultiek begins its journey as a touring indoor production.

Because the play was designed to be performed “in the round”, King’s Theatre offers a special opportunity for a limited number of patrons to purchase seats on the stage. These are available on a first come first served basis.

 

 


ABOUT THE PLAY

In the time of Idle No More, a young Mi’kmaw drum singer and a Euro-Nova Scotian biologist meet at dusk each day to count a population of endangered Chimney Swifts. As the relationship deepens over time, they struggle with their differing views of the world. Each ‘count night’ reveals a deeper complexity of connection to land, history, and ecology, and of reconciliation on a personal level.

Playwright and performer Shalan Joudry is an oral storyteller, hand-drum singer and poet from the traditional district of Kespukwitk (southwest Nova Scotia). Following years of raising children, performing, writing, and ecology work, Shalan now lives and works in her community of Bear River First Nation, sharing messages of reconnecting to both land and culture.

TICKETS available online (see below) or at the Box Office (902.532.7704)

  • Member Price:  $19.15 + hst  = $22
  • General Price:  $20.85 + hst  = $24
  • Youth Price:     $10.45 + hst  = $12

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Oct
12
Sat
THE YOUNG IRELANDERS
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm

DIRECT FROM IRELAND

Experience Ireland’s traditions of music, song & dance in the hands of some of the most talented young performers in the world.

These performers have Irish traditional music, song & dance running through their veins. Although still in their 20s and 30s, they are unique among their peers in Ireland. They are world and Irish national champions in their disciplines, while some are also holders of Masters Degrees in Music.

The Young Irelanders have been touring the world delivering an Irish experience that is as authentic as it gets.

Don’t miss the opportunity to get to see this sensational show.

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  • Member: $38.26 + HST = $40
  • General: $38.26 + HST = $44
  • Youth:     $10.45 + hst  = $12

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Oct
18
Fri
ANNIE ONE TWO THREE: A Murder Mystery
Oct 18 @ 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 Tomasino

 

We are excited to announce the CAST :

Gloria Seasura as Mariam
Maria Cheechoo as Mary
Nancy Anderson as Martha
Spike Sprague as Eric
Kristin Stenberg as Alison
Bleu Rae as Patricia
Eloise Mailman as Ruby
Wayne Currie as Detective Inspector Williams
Ryan Hebert as Detective Constable Marsham

 

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  • Adults:  $16
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