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Sep
19
Sat
LENNIE GALLANT GALA FUNDRAISER & ART AUCTION
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm
LENNIE GALLANT GALA FUNDRAISER & ART AUCTION
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 to raise funds for a much-needed NEW ROOF over King’s Theatre.  All tickets $100.

Join us for an amazing concert with one of Canada’s foremost performing songwriters, LENNIE GALLANT and his trio. Opened by popular local singer-songwriter DAVID CHAMBERLAND

 
INCLUDED IN YOUR TICKET IS…

a signature cocktail by Still Fired Distilleries

an amuse bouche from Founders House

and a sweet treat from Arch & Po Bakery

There will be a Silent Auction of fine art from all 12 galleries in Annapolis Royal, with 50% going to the artist. Scroll down to see the beautiful images and pricing details!! You need a ticket to bid. Contributors include:

  • Lucky Rabbit (Janel Warmington, Deb Kuzyk, Marianne Brown)
  • The Courtyard (Sally O’Grady)
  • Hassen Hall (Cheryl Hassen, Brad Hall)
  • RCYC Art Studio Gallery (Roisin Cadieux)
  • St Anthony St Gallery (Sarah Pavia)
  • Martha Little Studio (Martha Little)
  • Holly Everett Studio (Holly Everett)
  • Tripp’s Gallery (Ed Tripp)
  • Round Hill Studio (Jaime Lee Lightle, James Lightle)
  • Far Fetched Gallery (artist TBA)
  • Leslie Erickson Gallery (Leslie Erickson)
  • Satso Gallery (Sharon Irving-Kennedy)

There will also be a draw for a fabulous selection of door prizes from local businesses that include:

  • One free night’s stay at Lark & Loon Inn
  • A $50 gift certificate from Restaurant Compose
  • A local goods basket from The Red Onion Market
  • 2 Garden passes from the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens
  • Vouchers from One Fish Two Fish & One Scoop Two Scoop
  • Vouchers from King’s Theatre
  • An collector’s copy of the Peter’s Dream Book, an LP, and a mix of CDs from Lennie Gallant.

PLUS: A live auction for a meal for 4-6 people prepared by the amazing local chef Garth Lescaudron of Chef to Table!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

LENNIE GALLANT is one of Canada’s foremost performing songwriters, with thirteen albums and numerous awards and nominations from the JUNOs and East Coast Music Awards to his credit. He has numerous many sold-out shows at King’s Theatre over the years. In 2017 he brought his Searching For Abegweit show to Annapolis Royal; it ran for 173 shows across Canada and won him an ECMA. He was named Canadian Folk Artist of The Year for 2016 and his song Peter’s Dream was voted one of the Top Ten East Coast Songs of All Time and was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.  A recipient of the Order of Canada, Lennie has has toured with Symphony Nova Scotia, Symphony New Brunswick, and with Symphony PEI, and has performed all over the world.

Opening performer is DAVID CHAMBERLAND. David is a singer-songwriter living in Bear River with a compelling voice and captivating stage presence. David’s versatility on guitars and various percussion instruments has been wowing local audiences since moving to the area from his native Quebec.

Name of Business: THE COURTYARD

Name of Artist: SALLY O’GRADY

Title of work: Standing Proud

Media: Acrylic on Canvas

Opening Bid: $700

Gallery Price: $1600

Name of Business: MARTHA LITTLE STUDIO

Name of Artist: MARTHA LITTLE

Title of work: Chickadee Sequence

Media: Acrylic, collage and graphite on cardboard

Opening Bid: $500

Gallery Price: $750

 

Name of Business: LUCKY RABBIT & CO.

Name of Artist: DEB KUZYK & RAY MACKIE

Title of work: Oval Server

Media: Carved and painted porcelain with amber celadon glaze

Opening Bid: $95

Gallery Price: $175

Name of Business: LUCKY RABBIT & CO.

Name of Artist: MARIANNE BROWN

Title of work:  Opera

Media: A continuous strand necklace to wear long, double, or wrist wrapped. Pink tourmalines, green garnets, freshwater pearls, and Japanese glass beads.

Opening Bid: $90

Gallery Price: $180

Name of Business: LUCKY RABBIT & CO.

Name of Artist: JANEL WARMINGTON

Title of work: Leather base kit and matching pocket purse with a Cicada cotton print.

Opening Bid: $25

Gallery Price: $75

Name of Business: ST ANTHONY ST GALLERY

Name of Artist: SARAH PAVIA

Title of work:  Basket

Media: Sweetgrass with silk thread, shell and feathers

Opening Bid: $200

Gallery Price: $375

Name of Business: ROUND HILL STUDIO

Name of Artist: JAIME LEE LIGHTLE

Title of work:  Get in line at King’s Theatre

Media: Acrylic on canvas

Opening Bid: $180

Gallery Price: $400

Name of Business: ROUND HILL STUDIO

Name of Artist: JAMES C.E. LIGHTLE

Title of work:  Bird’s Eye View

Media: Acrylic on canvas

Opening Bid: $180

Gallery Price: $500

Name of Business: RCYC ART STUDIO GALLERY

Name of Artist: ROISIN C.Y. CADIEUX

Title of work:  Valley View: Road Home

Media: Paper mache on wood

Opening Bid: $150

Gallery Price: $350

Name of Business: RCYC ART STUDIO GALLERY

Name of Artist: ROISIN C.Y. CADIEUX

Title of work:  Home

Media: Twig letters

Opening Bid: $25

Gallery Price: $40

Name of Business: HASSEN HALL

Name of Artist: CHERYL HASSEN

Title of work:  Family Gathering

Media: Framed Limited Edition Photograph

Opening Bid: $125

Gallery Price: $295

Name of Business: HASSEN HALL

Name of Artist: CHERYL HASSEN

Title of work:  Spirit Rocks

Media:  Framed Limited Edition Photograph

Opening Bid: $100

Gallery Price: $200

Name of Business: HASSEN HALL

Name of Artist: BRAD HALL

Title of work:  Fire Iron #1

Media: Forged Steel

Opening Bid: $60

Gallery Price: $120

Name of Business: HASSEN HALL

Name of Artist: BRAD HALL

Title of work:  Fire Iron #2

Media: Forged Steel

Opening Bid: $60

Gallery Price: $120

Name of Business: HOLLY EVERETT STUDIO

Name of Artist: HOLLY EVERETT

Title of work:  The Lighthouse Keeper

Media: Acrylic on canvas

Opening Bid: $125

Gallery Price: $325

Name of Business: TRIPP’S GALLERY

Name of Artist: ED TRIPP

Title of work:  Untitled

Media: Acrylic on canvas

Opening Bid: $200

Gallery Price: $350

Name of Business: FAR FETCHED GALLERY

Artist: Niramai Kongk

Media: Etching. Limited edition print, matted with teak frame

Opening Bid: $150

Gallery Price: $375

Name of Business: LESLIE ERICKSON ART GALLERY

Name of Artist: LESLIE ERICKSON

Title of work:  Worlds

Media: Acrylic on canvas

Opening Bid: $800

Gallery Price: $900

Name of Business: SATSO GALLERY

Artist: Sharon Irving-Kennedy

Title: Listen to Your Own Echo

Media: Acrylic on mixed media

Opening Bid: $500

Gallery Price: $1500

THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS
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Sep
27
Sun
Philip Glass’ AKHNATEN – Met Opera
Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm

Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s masterpieces, following the now-legendary Met staging of Satyagraha. Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is the title pharaoh, the revolutionary ruler who transformed ancient Egypt, with the striking mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges in her Met debut as his wife, Nefertiti. To match the opera’s hypnotic, ritualistic music, McDermott has created an arresting vision that includes a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers. Karen Kamensek conducts in her Met debut.

Please be aware that this production contains some full-frontal nudity, which may not be suitable for young audiences.

Estimated Run Time: 3 hrs 30 mins

Sung in Various Languages, Met Titles In English

 

 

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Members: $16
General: $20
Youth: $8

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Any Stage to Screen tickets or Series passes purchased pre-Covid can be used for this show. Please note that due to distancing requirements, it may not necessarily be the same seat.

 

 

 

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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
4
Sun
MICHAEL HARRISON – Ventriloquist
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm
MICHAEL HARRISON - Ventriloquist

Michael Harrison is a ventriloquist, comedian and master showman who combines his many talents in this laugh out loud, one man tour de force. His family show is so finely tuned that Disney, the world’s largest entertainment company, has booked him for over 20 consecutive years and over 3000 performances as the headline act for Disney Cruise Line…more than any other entertainer! It’s a powerhouse show that is guaranteed to amaze and entertain. And guess what: Michael is now living in Nova Scotia!

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  • Adults: $17.39+hst = $20.00
  • Youth: $6.96+hst =  $8.00
Michael turns ventriloquism upside-down with his original puppets and creative routines; vaudeville ventriloquism for a new generation.  He channels the talents of his legendary great grandfather (a vaudeville ventriloquist) into a one-man, laugh out loud romp into the past with his new up to date twist on this long lost art form. Michael is a talented ventriloquist, puppeteer and comedian with a lifetime of experience in this unique field of entertainment. He has worked with Kelly Clarkson, The Muppets and Boyz to Men. He has headlined on the world’s most luxurious cruise lines; Disney, Royal Caribbean, Princess, Norwegian and Crystal. Corporate events; Rainbow Room, Rockefeller Center-New York, The Bellevue Grand Ballroom-Philadelphia. Comedy clubs and Festivals; Hong Kong Comedy Festival, Catch a Rising Star-New York, Yuk Yuks- Canada. Shows at luxury resorts Atlantis and Sandals in the Caribbean.   Michael took his talents to a new level when he appeared on the hugely successful television show, America’s Got Talent, receiving glowing reviews from the celebrity judges.  He has written and performed on the award winning television show “Kids in the Firehall” (Bronze Apple Award Winner) and is the star of the reality television pilot “The Dummy Test”.
 
 
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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.

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  • 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

 

 

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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

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  • 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”

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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!

 

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

 

 

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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.