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Apr
13
Sat
CATHERINE MACLELLAN’s Tribute to Gene MacLellan
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm

Juno-Award winner Catherine MacLellan, one of Canada’s finest and favourite singer-songwriters, brings her theatrical show If It’s Alright With You to King’s Theatre on Satruday April 13 at 7:30pm.

The show celebrates the legacy of her late father Gene MacLellan, one of the country’s most famous songwriters. Nearly 50 years ago wrote the world-wide, multi-million selling smash hits “Snowbird” and “Put Your Hand in the Hand”. From his Prince Edward Island home he penned songs that Anne Murray, Elvis Presley, Loretta Lynn, Chet Atkins, Joan Baez and Ocean turned into worldwide chart-toppers and repertoire standards. These songs propelled him to fame , and remain the gold standard for Canadian songwriting.

Catherine MacLellan’s show If It’s Alright With You is filled with stories from her father’s life, from surprising revelations to intimate descriptions of their time together. It will feature the familiar hits, as well as lesser-known and even unreleased songs she’s discovered in her family archives. “I want to share my dad’s music and it’s also an opportunity for me to get to know him better. The more I get to know his songs, the closer I feel to him” she said.

Catherine’s father died while she was still in her mid-teens in 1995. “I think really for me it was part of my journey of healing. Now that my daughter is eleven, and I’m starting to see my brother’s kids playing music and they’re even playing some of dad’s songs, I see the generational thing is really cool. I’m really proud to be walking in his footsteps. He would be happy to know that his songs continue on, being remembered and given a new spark,“ she said. “A young, regular guy, from a regular upbringing, very humble beginnings, what one guy can do.”

With her grace and charm, Catherine has captivated audiences since her 2004 solo debut. She’s capable of the deepest emotional connections through her intimate lyrics as well as easy-going and light-hearted fun.

TICKETS:

  • $27.85 + hst Member Price
  • $31.30 + hst General Price
  • $10.45 + hst Youth Price

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

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to our generous Winter-Spring 2019 Partners!

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Apr
16
Tue
LEAHY
Apr 16 @ 7:30 pm

https://i2.wp.com/www.aimbookingagency.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Leahy_3_2019_PHOTO-CREDIT-Clem-McIntosh.jpg?fit=1024%2C663&ssl=1Over the course of their notable career, Canadian group Leahy has secured a place as one of the country’s most highly regarded progressive folk-roots bands.  Their emergence on the Canadian music scene in the late 1990’s with their chart-topping instrumental single “Call to Dance”, introduced audiences to a new way of accessing a uniquely Canadian music genre.  The “Leahy sound” – a combination of strong stride piano, unique bass guitar and drumming styles along with driving rhythm guitar – was the foundation from which wildly talented fiddle led instrumentals and vocals were launched to mainstream music listeners.  Leahy would go on to win three Juno awards and receive countless accolades for their dynamic and powerful performances.

To date Leahy has sold more than half a million albums worldwide. They have been featured in three PBS television specials – Leahy Live in Concert, Gael Force (with the Chieftains), and Leahy Live from Gatineau, Quebec – and are the subject of an Academy Award winning documentary, The Leahys: Music Most of All.  As well as touring extensively throughout Canada, the USA and Europe in support of three acclaimed records – Leahy, Lakefield, and In All Things – the band had the enviable opportunity of opening for fellow Canadian, Shania Twain, throughout the USA, Canada and the UK on her record-breaking Come On Over tour.

Since early 2017 Leahy has been back in the studio recording new music.  The focus is on songs and the band’s original songwriting and instrumental compositions.  The result is a wide-ranging collection that reflects the individual personalities that make up Leahy.  Built on their roots and the distinctive “Leahy sound”, their new material reveals the band’s drive to continue pushing beyond its traditional footings.  It’s a powerful record that delivers a sumptuous feast of solid music, pulse-raising rhythms, compelling storytelling and infectious melodies.

On the edge of a new chapter in their career, some things don’t change – the experience.  An encounter with Leahy is inimitable. Performances are full of energy, big rich sound, poignant songs, fiery instrumentals and percussive step-dancing – all delivered with unapologetic passion! In one word – unforgettable.

The line up is….
Erin – piano, fiddle, vocals, step-dancing
Frank – drums, fiddle
Maria – guitar, mandolin, banjo, vocals, step-dancing
Siobheann – bass, vocals, fiddle, step-dancing
Julie – piano, vocals, keyboards
Denise – vocals, guitar, piano, step-dancing

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

  • Members: $43.50+ hst
  • General : $46.95 + hst
  • Youth: $10.45 + hst

Reserved seating. Tickets on sale by phone, at the Theatre, and at the door.

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to our generous Winter-Spring 2019 Partners!

 

 

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Apr
26
Fri
UNDERCOVER – Annapolis District Drama Group
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm

The Annapolis District Drama Group presents Peggy Armstrong‘s clever comedy, UNDERCOVER, directed by Verilea Ellis.

Undercover is a deft and funny tale, set in 1977, about a lady writer, Pat Gray, whose publisher decides to test the truth of her fiction. Does the publisher truly have her best interests at heart? Is housewife Pat as naïve as she seems? The twists and turns will have you wondering what the real truth is, and who really is in charge.

 

Cast and Characters (in order of appearance):

Tim Danttouze: Ted Montague, publisher promotion expert
Colleen Rowland: Pat Gray, small-town housewife turned novelist
Spike Sprague: Rocco, room clerk caught in a comedy of errors
Sam Cooper: Gary, handsome young waiter
Miriam Orlando: Corinne Macaloney, busybody socialite
Miles Leahy: Peter Creaser, harassed society photographer

 

 

 

Performance Schedule:

  • Friday April 26 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday April 27 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday April 28 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:

  • ADULT: $16.00
  • YOUTH: $8.00

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Apr
27
Sat
UNDERCOVER – Annapolis District Drama Group
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm

The Annapolis District Drama Group presents Peggy Armstrong‘s clever comedy, UNDERCOVER, directed by Verilea Ellis.

Undercover is a deft and funny tale, set in 1977, about a lady writer, Pat Gray, whose publisher decides to test the truth of her fiction. Does the publisher truly have her best interests at heart? Is housewife Pat as naïve as she seems? The twists and turns will have you wondering what the real truth is, and who really is in charge.

 

 

Cast and Characters (in order of appearance):

Tim Danttouze: Ted Montague, publisher promotion expert
Colleen Rowland: Pat Gray, small-town housewife turned novelist
Spike Sprague: Rocco, room clerk caught in a comedy of errors
Sam Cooper: Gary, handsome young waiter
Miriam Orlando: Corinne Macaloney, busybody socialite
Miles Leahy: Peter Creaser, harassed society photographer

 

 

Performance Schedule:

  • Friday April 26 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday April 27 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday April 28 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:

  • ADULT: $16.00
  • YOUTH: $8.00

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Apr
28
Sun
UNDERCOVER – Annapolis District Drama Group
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm

The Annapolis District Drama Group presents Peggy Armstrong‘s clever comedy, UNDERCOVER, directed by Verilea Ellis.

Undercover is a deft and funny tale, set in 1977, about a lady writer, Pat Gray, whose publisher decides to test the truth of her fiction. Does the publisher truly have her best interests at heart? Is housewife Pat as naïve as she seems? The twists and turns will have you wondering what the real truth is, and who really is in charge.

 

Cast and Characters (in order of appearance):

Tim Danttouze: Ted Montague, publisher promotion expert
Colleen Rowland: Pat Gray, small-town housewife turned novelist
Spike Sprague: Rocco, room clerk caught in a comedy of errors
Sam Cooper: Gary, handsome young waiter
Miriam Orlando: Corinne Macaloney, busybody socialite
Miles Leahy: Peter Creaser, harassed society photographer

 

 

Performance Schedule:

  • Friday April 26 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday April 27 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday April 28 at 2:00pm

Reserved seating. Tickets on sale in advance online, by phone (902.532.7704), at the Theatre, and at the Door.

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

PRICES:

  • ADULT: $16.00
  • YOUTH: $8.00

 

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

May
2
Thu
CHASE PADGETT’s NASHVILLE HURRICANE
May 2 @ 7:30 pm

The smash hit one-man theatrical masterpiece comes to King’s! Chase Padgett is a virtuoso musician-actor-comedian who tells the tale of a mysterious acoustic guitarist who conquered the music industry and vanished without a trace.

 

Padgett plays manager, mother, mentor, and the guitar prodigy himself. Blazing guitar work and a riveting tale about the dark side of show biz.

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A Curious Tale of Fingerpickin’ Fury

40 years ago a mysterious acoustic guitarist appeared from nowhere, conquered the music industry, and vanished without a trace… until now.

During the course of this 75 minute one man masterpiece the audience learns about Henry Waltrip (the Nashville Hurricane) from his humble trailer park beginnings alongside his white trash mother, Brenda to the crazy gigs on the road with his blues playing mentor, Tyrone. The stories and songs unfold into hilarious rants on love and music. A one man acoustic ‘Devil Went Down to Georgia”.

Chase Padgett becomes the manager, the mother, the mentor, and the guitar prodigy himself as each one tells their side of the rise, demise, and resurrection of the best damn guitar player you’ve never heard of; the Nashville Hurricane.

“If this isn’t worth 75 minutes of your time than I don’t know what is.” – Houston Press

“Get. Tickets. Now.” – Georgia Straight

TICKETS

  • Members: $26.10+ hst = $30
  • General : $29.55 + hst = $34
  • Youth: $10.45 + hst = $12

Reserved seating. Tickets on sale by phone, at the Theatre, and at the door.

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

 

 

 

Thank you to our generous Winter-Spring 2019 Partners!

 

 

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

May
11
Sat
THE PAPER BAG PRINCESS: A MUSICAL
May 11 @ 5:00 pm

An action packed adaptation of the classic Robert Munsch story with live music, singing, audience interaction, and adventure around every corner. A perfect fit for family audiences.Special 2 for 1 ticket deal when you show your library card!

*Note earlier start time of 5:00pm.*

The Paper Bag Princess is an international classic. First published in 1980, written by famed Canadian author Robert Munsch, it is still one of the most popular children’s stories with over four million copies printed.  We are thrilled to be producing not only the story, but A MUSICAL! Book, music and lyrics by Joe Slabe (original concept Tara Blue), this adaptation is packed full of singing, live music and so much character, presented by TO BE DETERMINED THEATRE COMPANY.

At a time when gender stigma and stereotypes have become the forefront of conversations around the world we are so excited to bring this story to life again. A young female who utilizes resilience, resourcefulness, independence and compassion is the hero we are glad to be sharing with students this coming year. This classic tale has become more than just a fun bedtime story. It is a poignant reminder of the ideals we want reflected in our society and championed by the next generation!

TICKETS:

  • $22.00 (Including HST) Adults
  • $  8.00 (Including HST) Youth

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

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

 

 

 

Purchase two tickets for the price of one with the presentation of an Annapolis Valley Regional Library (or another Library) Card at the Box Office!

 

 

 

Thank you to our generous Winter-Spring 2019 Partners!

 

 

 

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

May
20
Mon
COCO LOVE ALCORN SINGING WORKSHOP
May 20 @ 7:00 pm
Come sing with Coco Love Alcorn and her bassist Connor Walsh!
For 2 hours Coco will teach songs, lead improvisation exercises, and demonstrate how non-scary and fun singing together can be! We will make some joyful noise and soulful sounds as we playfully jump into the middle of the moment together.
 
Coco’s workshops create a space safe for challenging our comfort zones and enjoying a truly connected experience. Together we will explore harmony, groove, blend and our creative sides.

“Since releasing Wonderland (fall 2016) I have had the joy of visiting and singing with dozens of choirs across Canada and beyond. It all started in the fall of 2014 when I uploaded a video to YouTube singing a song I had just written called “The River”. Within months, choirs had started singing this song and I hadn’t even stepped into the studio yet!

 

I knew that I wanted to visit and sing with as many of these choirs as possible.And so I have been, and loving every minute of it: To show up in each new town and be immediately embraced by a community of people who sing together is an incredible thing. I have always loved to sing for people, but to sing with them is an even greater joy. I have found a new passion and my new calling. If I haven’t met you yet, I would love to!” – Coco
PRICES:
  • Adults: $30 (including HST)
  • Youth: FREE!

Tickets on sale in advance online, by phone (902-532-7704), at the Theatre, and at the door.

Doors open 45 minutes before the workshop.

 

“When I’m looking with my heart, beautiful is all I see.” ~ Coco Love Alcorn, lyrics from Wonderland. #spiritsessions

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

May
25
Sat
JAMES MULLINGER – Comedy
May 25 @ 7:30 pm

British comedian James Mullinger has taken Canada by storm. Sold out shows across the country, appearances on CBC’s The Debaters, movies, TV shows, festivals, awards, magazines, stand up specials – since moving to Atlantic Canada four years ago he’s done it all.

James tours extensively to packed houses across Canada and England. A big budget movie had been made about his early years in stand up (starring actors from Twilight, Downton Abbey and Notting Hill and comedians such as Jimmy Carr, Gilbert Gottfried, Mike Ward and Pete Zedlacher). It was described by NME as the “funniest film of the year,” “unmissable” by GQ Magazine and “essential viewing. A funny, realistic look at what it takes to become a stand up comedian,” by the Montreal Times. Watch the trailer here.

James is one of the Canada’s biggest cheerleaders. He loves it here and spends his time promoting it across the world and raising money for charities and non-profits. James has raised more than $100,000 for Canadian charities. He has also become one of Canada’s top comics, being nominated for both a Just For Laughs comedy award and a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Live Show.

PRICES:

  • General : $29.55  + hst
  • Members: $26.10+ hst
  • Youth: $10.45 + hst

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

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

 

 

 

 

Thank you to our generous Winter-Spring 2019 Partners!

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

May
31
Fri
NEIL SQUARED: A Tribute to Neil Young and Neil Diamond
May 31 @ 7:30 pm

Neil Squared is a stunning 80 minute tribute to both Neil Young and Neil Diamond by award winning singer/songwriter Kenny Byrka.

Largely influenced by the sounds of the 70’s, award winning singer/songwriter Kenny Byrka has taken the works from two of his favourite artists who began their magnanimous careers during this era and developed a stunning 80 minute tribute to both Neil Young and Neil Diamond. The contrast between the two from a vocal and writing perspective is obvious, yet Kenny emulates both with precision, character and creative parameters, fuelled by his multi-instrumental abilities and diverse vocal range. Neil Squared is a collection of the classic songs from each artist, assembled for your enjoyment and to celebration the richness of words and music from two musical legends.

Please check out www.kennybyrkamusic.com

The Neil Squared concert series is in support of mental health initiatives. All Atlantic shows will donate a portion of proceeds to the No Time for That Anti-Bullying Society.  www.NTFT.ca

 

A King’s Theatre Rental.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

$26.09 + hst = $30 General Price
$10.45 + hst = $12 Youth Price

 

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.