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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.


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


  • 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!




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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!


  • $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 @ 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
  • 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


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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.


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



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ABCB Spring Concert
Jun 6 @ 7:30 pm

Join the ANNAPOLIS BASIN COMMUNITY BAND for their Annual Spring Concert!

Tickets are available by calling Christine Igot at 902-532-7878 or through any member of the Band.

Ticket prices are $12 Advance, $15 at the Door, and $5 for Youth.

Cash only at the door.


Jun 22 @ 7:30 pm

Céad Míle Fáilte!, or “A Hundred Thousand Welcomes!”

The Caledonian Orchestra of Nova Scotia is a performance group who will be bringing the traditional sounds of ‘Old Scotland’ to Annapolis Royal.


Lively marches, strathspeys, jigs, reels, laments and waltzes make up the extensive repertoire of the orchestra. If you enjoy great toe-tapping music, beautiful vocal performances and exciting Scottish dancing, don’t miss this event.

The Truro-based orchestra will include the amazing fiddler/dancer duo performed by Maritime Marionettes. Watch the string puppets spring to life with the music of fiddler Amelia Parker and guitarist Skip Holmes!

Special guests will also include Retake, a female barbershop quartet based in PEI, and the Caledonian Show Dancers under the direction of Brenda MacKay.


The Orchestra will perform under the direction of Nelson Ferguson, and the show will be MC-ed by the entertaining Ron Robertson.


​​​ ​​​​​​​​A King’s Theatre Rental Concert.

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Jul 6 @ 7:30 pm

Cuban music at its finest, Los Primos returns to King’s for the third sizzling summer in a row.

Artistic director Jeff Goodspeed and international Cuban recording artist Augusto Enriquez lead Los Primos, and will be joined by some of the most promising and inspired young musicians from Havana.



We are excited to announce that the 2019 line-up will include:

  • Jeff Goodspeed: Sax & Flute
  • Augusto Enriquez: Vocals & Guitar
  • Alison Enriquez:   Vocals & Violin
  • Augusto-Pedro Enriquez:   Vocals & Guitar
  • Alejandro Enriquez:   Vocals & Percussion
  • Chris Churchill: Bass

About Los Primos: The Los Primos Project has been contributing to the education of an entire generation of musicians. Started in 1997 to help music education in Cuba deal with instrument shortages, and to inspire our young Nova Scotia musicians by giving them the opportunity to perform with Cuban music students and professionals.

We’ll be serving Mojitos at Velma’s!


TICKETS available on line or at the Box Office (902.532.7704)

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

Click here to see a PDF of the Seating plan.




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42nd STREET – Broadway Musical
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm

The Legendary Broadway Production in HD

One of Broadway’s most classic and beloved tales, 42nd Street, comes to the big screen in the largest ever production of the show. The musical tells the story of Peggy Sawyer, a talented young performer with stars in her eyes who gets her big break on Broadway.

Peggy arrives to New York City from her hometown of Allentown, Pennsylvania and her talent catches the eye of legendary Broadway director Julian Marsh. She gets a spot in the chorus of Pretty Lady. Dorothy Brock, the classic Broadway diva and star of the show, takes a dislike to the new girl. When Dorothy is injured, Pretty Lady looks like it will have to close, unless a new girl talented enough to lead the show can be found — someone like Peggy Sawyer!

Filmed at London’s Theatre Royal the production is directed by the original author of the show, Mark Bramble. This eye-watering extravaganza is full of crowd-pleasing tap dances, popular musical theatre standards, and show-stopping ensemble production numbers.

Runtime: 2 hours 35 minutes




  • Member Price: $13.90 + hst = $16.00
  • General Price: $17.40 + hst = $20.00
  • Youth Price: FREE!!

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

Doors open 45 minutes before the show.

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Jul 13 @ 7:30 pm

NUA is an innovative, award-winning, Toronto-based trad trio. Bringing a fresh and unique sound to traditional music, they create their own distinctive original compositions, balanced with traditional and contemporary tunes drawn from Irish and Scottish traditions.


NUA consists of three award-winning members: fiddle player James Law, guitarist Graeme McGillivray and bodhrán player Jacob McCauley. The interaction between the three is what really makes the music shine, whether it be their soaring melodies or tasteful grooves.

The original tune-writing of NUA gives their music its groundbreaking, adventurous quality, as demonstrated on their debut album BOLD and follow-up album FLOW. Progressive yet hinting at the traditions of the past, NUA’s compositions will take you on an exhilarating journey, creating an atmosphere and mood unique to the listener. The trio is also well known for their exciting incorporation of odd time signatures and polyrhythms, which give the music an electrifying lift and spontaneity.

“NUA have delivered two of the finest Canadian Celtic roots albums of recent years, each one bursting with fresh and exciting ideas, magnifying the sonic scope of Scottish and Irish music.” (Penguin Eggs Magazine)

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

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

Click here to see a PDF of the Seating plan.

WORKSHOP: NUA will be delivering a hands-on music workshop at King`s Theatre on Saturday July 13 from 1-3pm. Cost is $30 or $50 with a concert ticket.* See details below.





James Law – Fiddle

James will be teaching an all-levels workshop that will give students the opportunity to learn some Scottish fiddle tunes as well as technique improvement and ornamentation. Students are required to bring their own fiddle and have some experience on their instrument. Tunes will be taught completely by ear (no sheet music).

Graeme McGillivray – Guitar

Graeme will be teaching an all-levels guitar workshop that will cover both tune accompaniment as well as learning how to flat-pick a tune. Accompaniment will be taught in standard tuning, as well as a discussion on Drop D vs DADGAD vs Standard tuning. Students are required to bring their own guitar.

Jacob McCauley – Bodhran

Jacob will be teaching an all-levels bodhran workshop that will cover the basics of bodhran technique and primary rhythms up to the more advanced levels of playing. Students will be given the opportunity to learn multiple styles of playing, learn about the history of the instrument, as well as discover the vast possibilities of this simple instrument. Students may be a beginner but some experience is recommended to take full advantage of the workshop. Students are also encouraged to have their own drums/tippers but there will be a few extras on hand.

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KITCHEN PARTY 2019 – a King’s Theatre Fundraiser!
Jul 20 @ 7:30 pm

KITCHEN PARTY 2019, an annual fundraiser for King’s Theatre, is happening on Saturday July 20 at 7:30pm. It’s a celebration of local talent hosted by singer-songwriter SUSAN CROWE. It’s a favourite summer event in Annapolis Royal that brings together an incredible roster of talent from the Annapolis region.

This year we will be paying tribute to the late local musician DUNCAN DRAPER.


This year’s line-up include these incredible local musicians:

David Chamberland, Paul O’Brien, Taren Yelle, Caleb Miles, Harvey Marcotte, Dan Froese, George Sloan, Carole Allison, Bill MacDonald, Eva McCauley, Dillon Tonkin, Carolyn Buck, Gregg Mazel, James Stevenson, Chris Moreau, Dennis Jollimore, John Eakin, John Morland, Scott Henderson, Jacquelyn Martell, Ted Leighton, Alexa Jaffurs, Kevin Thompson and Harold Clapp.


Susan Crowe brings her rich voice, wicked sense of humour, and generous heart to the role of host. This year’s event will be a special celebration of the legacy of the late local musician Duncan Draper, with whom all of the musicians have played.



The night begins with a New Orleans-style street parade in Duncan’s honour starting at the Fort Anne at 6:00pm and making its way down St George to the Theatre. The concert on the stage gets rolling at 7:30pm. It’s sure to be an unforgettable night



TICKETS available at the Box Office, by phone (902.532.7704) or at the door.


  • Member: $26
  • General: $30
  • Youth: $12

Click here to see a PDF of the Seating plan.



*Duncan Draper was trained as a jazz piano player at the Berklee College of Music in California. He was a consummate musician, equally comfortable playing jazz, samba, rock, traditional Irish and Scottish music, folk and bluegrass on a wide variety of instruments. He was always inspiring, supportive and encouraging towards musicians and was there to contribute his musical talents when asked and/or needed, whether it was a musical fundraiser, performance or a session. He is greatly missed in Annapolis Royal and beyond.


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