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Nov
5
Tue
THE GREAT BUSTER
Nov 5 @ 7:30 pm

THE GREAT BUSTER celebrates the life and career of one of the most influential and celebrated filmmakers and comedians, Buster Keaton, whose singular style and fertile output during the silent era created his legacy as a true cinematic visionary. Filled with stunningly restored archival Keaton films, Directed by Peter Bogdanovich.
 
Keaton’s beginnings on the vaudeville circuit are chronicled, as is the development of his trademark physical comedy and deadpan expression that earned him the lifelong moniker of “The Great Stone Face”, all of which led to his career-high years as the director, writer, producer and star of his own short films and features. Interspersed throughout are interviews with nearly two-dozen collaborators, filmmakers,
performers andfriends, including Mel Brooks, Quentin Tarantino, Werner Herzog, Dick van Dyke and Johnny Knoxville, who discuss Keaton’s influence on modern comedy and cinema itself. The loss of artistic independence and career decline that marked his later years are also covered by Bogdanovich, before he casts a close eye on Keaton’s extraordinary output from 1923 to 1929, which yielded 10 remarkable feature films (including 1926’s The General and 1928’s Steamboat Bill, Jr.) that immortalized him as one of the greatest actor-filmmakers in the history of cinema.

USA
1h 42min. 


“The Great Buster” is a solid primer on what made Keaton not just one of the most important – and funniest – comedians in the history of the movies but also one of its most visionary directors.”
—The Boston Globe

 

Tickets: $11 Adult, $10 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

FilmBuffs save $1 and enjoy free popcorn!

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.

Thank you to our community partners Kew Home, Bailey House B&B, Bridgetown Watch & Clock Repair, and Oakhaven Bike Barn/Joy Elliott Landscape Architectural Design.

Nov
19
Tue
PARASITE
Nov 19 @ 7:30 pm
Winner of the Palme d’Or
From the director whose films rank amongst the highest grossingin South Korea comes a black family comedy (of sorts) about a wealthy Korean family in a modern-day Downton Abbey upstairs-downstairs situation.

Bong Joon-ho’s 2019 Palme d’Or winner tells the story of two families: the Kims and the Parks. The Kims are an impoverished family living in squalor, but they are resourceful. When opportunity strikes, they seize it — and never let go.

After a family friend decides to move to the United States, he encourages Ki-woo (Choi Woo-
shik, Okja) to replace him as a tutor to the daughter of the wealthy Park family. Ki-woo is unqualified for the job,but forges the credentials he needs with the help of his sister Ki-jung(Park So-dam).

One by one, each member of the Kim family finds their way into servitude to the Parks — without the Parks discovering who they really are. “Rich people are naive,” remarks the patriarch of the Kim family. The Parks are the source of survival for the Kims now. There is only one family member left to onboard: Kim matriarch Chung-Sook (Chang Hyae-jin).

The film travels through genres seamlessly to tell a story about greed and social disparity that is tragic (or maybe comedic) on a Shakespearean scale. 
 
A luxuriously watchable and satirical suspense drama.”

—Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian


Tickets: $11 Adult, $10 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.
All prices include HST.FilmBuffs save $1 and enjoy free popcorn!Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.Thank you to our community partners Kew Home, Bailey House B&B, Bridgetown Watch & Clock Repair, and Oakhaven Bike Barn/Joy Elliott Landscape Architectural Design.

Nov
29
Fri
LOVE, SEX AND THE I.R.S.
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm
The Annapolis District Drama Group presents:

Love, Sex and the I.R.S

written by: William Van Zandt and Jane Milmore
directed by: Miles Leahy

 

  • Friday November 29 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday November 30 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday December 1 at 2:00pm

 

Love, Sex and the I.R.S. is a classic farce, set around tax time. Two out-of-work musicians, Jon Trachtman and Leslie Arthur, are rooming together in New York City to save money. Jon files his tax return listing the pair as a married couple … and then chaos begins when the Internal Revenue Service comes to investigate. Life becomes very, very complicated!

Join the ADDG (Annapolis District Drama Group) when they present this rib-tickling comedy. It’s written by William VanZandt and Jane Milmore and directed by Miles Leahy. The cast includes all-time favourites from ADDG, as well as some surprises in casting, proving that ADDG has lots of talent when it comes to acting.

Tickets are on sale now so reserve your seat early!

CAST :
Kate Dennis:     Emma Tolson
Leslie Arthur:    Ryan Hebert
Mr. Jansen:  Miles Leahy
Jon Trachtman:  Rhynn Winstead
Connie:    Nina Habinski
Arnold Grunion:  Brian Dickinson
Vivian Trachtman: Colleen Rowland
Floyd Spinner: Brian Rice 

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

  • Adults:  $16
  • Youth :  $8

Click here to see a PDF of the Seating plan. Let us know your preferred seat and we will secure the closest available option. Tickets will be held at the Box Office for pick up.

 

 

Disclaimer: ” ‘Love, Sex and the IRS’ is a hilarious farce written in the 1970s and with occasional bawdy language and sexual references which some may find inappropriate by today’s standards.  Minor changes have been made to soften the impact on our audiences, however the Annapolis District Drama Group is dedicated to honouring the author’s original script and intent.  There remains situations and language which may offend or be upsetting to some people.” – Miles Leahy, Director

 

REFUND/EXCHANGE POLICY: We do not give cash refunds but are happy to give a full credit for future purchases if tickets are cancelled with a 24-hour notice. Click here for more information about ticket policies.

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Nov
30
Sat
LOVE, SEX AND THE I.R.S.
Nov 30 @ 7:30 pm
The Annapolis District Drama Group presents:

Love, Sex and the I.R.S

written by: William Van Zandt and Jane Milmore
directed by: Miles Leahy

 

  • Friday November 29 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday November 30 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday December 1 at 2:00pm

 

Love, Sex and the I.R.S. is a classic farce, set around tax time. Two out-of-work musicians, Jon Trachtman and Leslie Arthur, are rooming together in New York City to save money. Jon files his tax return listing the pair as a married couple … and then chaos begins when the Internal Revenue Service comes to investigate. Life becomes very, very complicated!

Join the ADDG (Annapolis District Drama Group) when they present this rib-tickling comedy. It’s written by William VanZandt and Jane Milmore and directed by Miles Leahy. The cast includes all-time favourites from ADDG, as well as some surprises in casting, proving that ADDG has lots of talent when it comes to acting.

Tickets are on sale now so reserve your seat early!

CAST :
Kate Dennis:     Emma Tolson
Leslie Arthur:    Ryan Hebert
Mr. Jansen:  Miles Leahy
Jon Trachtman:  Rhynn Winstead
Connie:    Nina Habinski
Arnold Grunion:  Brian Dickinson
Vivian Trachtman: Colleen Rowland
Floyd Spinner: Brian Rice 

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

  • Adults:  $16
  • Youth :  $8

Click here to see a PDF of the Seating plan. Let us know your preferred seat and we will secure the closest available option. Tickets will be held at the Box Office for pick up.

 

 

Disclaimer: ” ‘Love, Sex and the IRS’ is a hilarious farce written in the 1970s and with occasional bawdy language and sexual references which some may find inappropriate by today’s standards.  Minor changes have been made to soften the impact on our audiences, however the Annapolis District Drama Group is dedicated to honouring the author’s original script and intent.  There remains situations and language which may offend or be upsetting to some people.” – Miles Leahy, Director

 

REFUND/EXCHANGE POLICY: We do not give cash refunds but are happy to give a full credit for future purchases if tickets are cancelled with a 24-hour notice. Click here for more information about ticket policies.

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Dec
1
Sun
LOVE, SEX AND THE I.R.S.
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm
The Annapolis District Drama Group presents:

Love, Sex and the I.R.S

written by: William Van Zandt and Jane Milmore
directed by: Miles Leahy

 

  • Friday November 29 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday November 30 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday December 1 at 2:00pm

 

Love, Sex and the I.R.S. is a classic farce, set around tax time. Two out-of-work musicians, Jon Trachtman and Leslie Arthur, are rooming together in New York City to save money. Jon files his tax return listing the pair as a married couple … and then chaos begins when the Internal Revenue Service comes to investigate. Life becomes very, very complicated!

Join the ADDG (Annapolis District Drama Group) when they present this rib-tickling comedy. It’s written by William VanZandt and Jane Milmore and directed by Miles Leahy. The cast includes all-time favourites from ADDG, as well as some surprises in casting, proving that ADDG has lots of talent when it comes to acting.

Tickets are on sale now so reserve your seat early!

CAST :
Kate Dennis:     Emma Tolson
Leslie Arthur:    Ryan Hebert
Mr. Jansen:  Miles Leahy
Jon Trachtman:  Rhynn Winstead
Connie:    Nina Habinski
Arnold Grunion:  Brian Dickinson
Vivian Trachtman: Colleen Rowland
Floyd Spinner: Brian Rice 

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

  • Adults:  $16
  • Youth :  $8

Click here to see a PDF of the Seating plan. Let us know your preferred seat and we will secure the closest available option. Tickets will be held at the Box Office for pick up.

 

 

Disclaimer: ” ‘Love, Sex and the IRS’ is a hilarious farce written in the 1970s and with occasional bawdy language and sexual references which some may find inappropriate by today’s standards.  Minor changes have been made to soften the impact on our audiences, however the Annapolis District Drama Group is dedicated to honouring the author’s original script and intent.  There remains situations and language which may offend or be upsetting to some people.” – Miles Leahy, Director

 

REFUND/EXCHANGE POLICY: We do not give cash refunds but are happy to give a full credit for future purchases if tickets are cancelled with a 24-hour notice. Click here for more information about ticket policies.

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Dec
3
Tue
IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND
Dec 3 @ 7:30 pm

An intimate portrait and exploration of the career, music and influence of legendary Canadian musical icon, Gordon Lightfoot. With unprecedented access to the artist, the film takes audiences from high school auditoriums in straight-laced, small town Ontario in the 50s to the coffee houses of Yorkville and Greenwich Village in the 60s, through Lightfoot’s turbulent, substance-fueled arena shows of the 70s, and finally to the artist in present day. Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Barbra Streisand are only a handful of the stars whose recordings of “Early Morning Rain” and other hits helped Lightfoot’s artistry leap across borders, but no matter how far his music travelled, he continued to write passionately about the country he called home. As fellow music icon Burton Cummings sums it up, “Gordon’s stuff screamed Canada.” The documentary features interviews from many notable voices in the music industry including Lightfoot peers Ian and Sylvia Tyson, Randy Bachman, and Steve Earle; famous fans Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee from Rush, Anne Murray and Sarah McLachlan; as well as behind the scenes stories from members of his longtime band. 

“While the film could easily indulge in baby boomer nostalgia, Lightfoot doesn’t let it. Now 80, he’s gregarious and reflective, grateful for his accomplishments without overlooking his faults. Considering the depth of his career – which, with songs like The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald and the Canadian Railroad Trilogy, defined a ruggedly sensitive version of Canadiana – that makes him almost the perfect subject.

–NOWMagazine

DIRECTORS: MARTHA KEHOE, JOAN TOSONI

CANADA

90 MINUTES

Tickets: $11 Adult, $10 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

FilmBuffs save $1 and enjoy free popcorn!

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.

Thank you to our community partners Kew Home, Bailey House B&B, Bridgetown Watch & Clock Repair, and Oakhaven Bike Barn/Joy Elliott Landscape Architectural Design.

Dec
20
Fri
THE WINTER’S TALE with Judi Dench
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm

The Olivier Award winning production of Shakespear’s The Winter’s Tale starring Kenneth Branagh and Judi Dench returns for an encore presentation.

The critically acclaimed production was the first in the hugely successful Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live season, which was broadcast to cinemas from London’s Garrick Theatre over the course of a year in 2015. Due to phenomenal demand, the production returns to cinemas this festive season.

The tragicomedy of obsession and redemption is beautifully reimagined in a production co-directed by Rob Ashford and Branagh with a remarkable cast, featuring Dench as Paulina, alongside Tom Bateman (Murder on the Orient Express, Death on the Nile), Jessie Buckley (star of breakout British film Wild Rose), Hadley Fraser, Miranda Raison and Branagh as Leontes.

King Leontes appears to have everything: power, wealth, a loving family and friends. But sexual jealousy sets in motion a chain of events with tragic consequences…

“I am delighted our production of The Winter’s Tale is to return to cinemas around the world this December. We worked hard to bring the immediacy and excitement of the live stage production into cinemas, using film techniques to make these broadcasts appropriately cinematic, without compromising the theatrical experience. The Winter’s Tale was seen by over 250,000 people around the world the first time around, and we look forward to welcoming back people who saw it previously and as well as new audiences to this most magical Shakespeare play”

 

 

TICKETS:

  • 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.

Click here to see a PDF of the Seating plan. Let us know your preferred seat and we will secure the closest available option. Tickets will be held at the Box Office for pick up.

REFUND/EXCHANGE POLICY: We do not give cash refunds but are happy to give a full credit for future purchases if tickets are cancelled with a 24-hour notice. Click here for more information about ticket policies.

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Feb
18
Tue
THE FAREWELL
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm

Golden Globe winner for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • Directed by Lulu Wang
  • Principal Cast: Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin

Lulu Wang’s The Farewell is an inter generational family drama that is at once celebratory, heart-wrenching, and life-affirming. The film, which is based on true events, follows a young Chinese American woman named Billi (Awkwafina, Crazy Rich Asians) as she travels back to China to visit her dying grandmother.

Billi’s family has decided to spare their beloved matriarch the news of her terminal diagnosis so as not to darken what time she has left. In order for everyone to have a chance to say goodbye without tipping her off that the end is near, they orchestrate an elaborate excuse to reunite in the form of a fake wedding. Though cultures clash and family conflict ensues, the story is told with warmth and charm.

Awkwafina is dazzling as the quick-witted and empathetic Billi; she is supported by a remarkable cast that includes Tzi Ma (Meditation Park, Arrival) as her father and Diana Lin (Australia Day) as her mother. Little by little, we realize that this story is not only about Billi saying goodbye to her grandmother, but also about her reconnecting with a country and extended family that she left behind at a young age.

By the time The Farewell hands us its final gift — well, I wished I had a grandma to call. It’s a film that pulls off a quiet miracle: it breaks your heart, and leaves you happy.”  — The Seattle Times

USA, 2019 English, Mandarin w/ English subtitles 98 minutes

 

 

Tickets: $11 Adult, $10 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

FilmBuffs save $1 and enjoy free popcorn!

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.

Thank you to our community partners Kew Home, Bailey House B&B, Bridgetown Watch & Clock Repair, and Oakhaven Bike Barn/Joy Elliott Landscape Architectural Design.

Feb
29
Sat
HOLD MOMMY’S CIGARETTE
Feb 29 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets $25: 902-376-2072

Shelley Marshall, a true Canadian treasure named “Best New Discovery” (Now Magazine) has evolved into a brand all her own. Audiences around the world are drawn to her authentic way of engaging and enlightening those that attend her performances.
Shelley is quickly becoming an international success, headlining world renowned comedy clubs and speaking engagements from Canada, Great Britain and Spain, to Amsterdam and South Africa. Shelley has become a kaleidoscope of talent; as comedienne, actress, keynote speaker and producer. Her accolades include a “Best Female Stand Up” and “Best One Person Show” nominee on for The Canadian Comedy Awards.
Shelley was awarded GOLD for Best Theatre Production GOLD for Hold Mommy’s Cigarette (View Magazine) and was selected by The Canadian Association on of Mental Health to perform her one woman show for World Suicide Prevention Day.
Hold Mommy’s Cigarette is an autobiographical one woman show that shares Shelley’s intimate journey through mental illness, the suicide of her father, her own suicide attempt and the effects that have lingered throughout her life. Shelley invites you to enjoy her performance with an open mind and perhaps you’ll leave with a fuller heart.
Mar
3
Tue
LA BELLE ÉPOQUE
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm

Directed by Nicolas Bedos

Principal Cast: Daniel Auteuil, Guillaume Canet, Doria Tillier, Fanny Ardant

In this high-concept comedy, a luddite cartoonist suffering an existential crisis hires a VR company to recreate a happier time in his marriage, as he tries to reconcile the golden-hued past with an inescapable digital present. La Belle Époque blurs historical eras while tracking a charismatic curmudgeon’s existential reckoning.

Victor (Auteuil) is a sexagenarian cartoonist whose longtime publisher has eliminated their print edition and, with it, his gig. No fan of AI or VR, Victor likes turning pages, touching flesh, and seeing what’s actually before him. Alas, what’s before him is his wife Marianne (Ardant), who can no longer stand him. Longing to escape the present, Victor opts to return to the past — or a simulacrum of it. Enter Time Travellers, a service that immerses clients in a painstaking reenactment of whatever historical moment its actors, designers, and builders can conjure. Victor hires Time Travellers to return him to May 16, 1974, the day he first met Marianne in a Lyon café. He finds himself beguiled by every detail, from the vintage editions of Libération to the punchy plastic egg holders to Margo (Doria Tillier), the actress he accepts as the Marianne he fell for 45 years ago. It feels like a beautiful dream. But what happens when it’s time to wake up?

Where so many high-concept romantic comedies squander their one big idea, La Belle Époque leverages its own to remind how and why we fall in love in the first place.” — Variety

FRANCE, 2019 French w/ English subtitles 115 minutes

 

 

Tickets: $11 Adult, $10 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

FilmBuffs save $1 and enjoy free popcorn!

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.

Thank you to our community partners Kew Home, Bailey House B&B, Bridgetown Watch & Clock Repair, and Oakhaven Bike Barn/Joy Elliott Landscape Architectural Design.