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New programming announced and a chance to win!

Posted: Jun 26th, 2015 - 3:16PM
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Julie Fossitt
The Kick & Push Festival is not just about innovative, accessible, uniquely Kingston theatre. It's also about sharing new experiences with young people and professional development for aspiring theatre professionals. The Festival team has just announced it's stellar line-up of world-class instructors for an impressive line-up of masterclasses throughout the Festival. The topics include:...

School Shows Just Announced!

Posted: Jun 23rd, 2015 - 7:14PM
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Sarah Withrow
Grand Theatre’s school shows connect students to curriculum The Grand Theatre is offering educators a line-up of seven school shows and enrichment opportunities to help students connect  to their curriculum in new ways. “If a picture is worth a thousand words, just think of the power of a live performance to quickly communicate ideas, awaken minds and deepen meaning,” says Colin Wiginton, the...

It's time for a Hometown Country Celebration!

Posted: Jun 9th, 2015 - 5:45PM
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Julie
June is a great month for live music in Kingston! The City of Kingston presents its first Rockin the Square on Friday, June 12 with PS I Love You and Hawksley Workman and the Skeleton Park Arts Festival kicks off the same day. The Grand Theatre is excited to be presented its first Hometown Country Celebration on Friday, June 19. Why not highlight the amazing talent in our backyard with the help...

The Wiggles - Rock & Roll Preschool

Posted: Jun 1st, 2015 - 7:30AM
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Bob Giarda
COMING TO THE GRAND THEATRE! The World’s Most Popular Children’s Entertainment Group on Tour to Support New CD & DVD  - Rock & Roll Preschool – and a New Season on Treehouse Following on the heels of their smash hit Australian tour of 145 sell-out shows with 100,000 tickets sold, the wildly popular children’s entertainment group, The Wiggles, will return to Canada this fall with their...

Grand Theatre Presents Unveils 2015/16 Season

Posted: May 20th, 2015 - 12:24AM
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Bob Giarda
The Grand Theatre Presents: Grease, Love and Big Bad Wolf Subscriptions are now on sale through the Grand box office or by phone 613-530-5030.  Click HERE to subscribe online. Our free annual season G Magazine is mailed to subscribers and is now also available at the Grand Theatre, 218 Princess Street or by requesting a free copy by post.  Season and performance details are also available online...

White Hot: Whitehorse

Posted: May 1st, 2015 - 10:30AM
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Katie Stewart
They’ve been nominated at the Juno Awards, gotten married, played in Massey Hall and now they’re touring Canada. Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland, a husband and wife duo, are the magic behind the hit folk-rock band Whitehorse.  Married in 2011, the pair put their successful solo careers on hold to work together and they haven’t looked back. Successfully releasing two albums and an EP, the pair...

Rick Mercer Live Performs SOLD OUT Show in Support of the John Howard Society of Kingston

Posted: Apr 20th, 2015 - 10:30AM
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Katie Stewart
Delta Kingston Waterfront Hotel/AquaTerra by Clark presents Rick Mercer Live, a fundraiser for the John Howard Society of Kingston, May 6th and May 7th, 2015. In A Nation Worth Ranting About, Rick Mercer chronicles, satirizes, and ultimately celebrates all that is great and irreverent about this country. Known as "Canada's Unofficial Opposition," Mercer is our most popular comic, a political...

Prepare to be Klezmerized!

Posted: Apr 8th, 2015 - 10:00AM
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Katie Stewart
A unique sound is on its way to the Grand Theatre. Often described as a “Jewish roots band”, The Klezmatics have revived a nearly forgotten art-form- Eastern European Jewish Music. Emerging in New York's East Village, in 1986, the group's music evolved from the tradition of Yiddish-speaking Jewish immigrants and the music they customarily played at weddings, dances and parties.  While rooted in...

Bippity-Boppity-Ballet

Posted: Mar 27th, 2015 - 4:11PM
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Katie Stewart
A fairy godmother, a glass slipper and evil stepsisters… the story of Cinderella has stood the test of time. Rave reviews of Ballet Jörgen’ Cinderella have been sweeping the nation. With sold out performances, standing ovations and exciting pre and post-show discussions, Ballet Jörgen is bringing first-class ballet to The Grand Theatre on May 2,2015. It’s a classic tale with an innovative,...

John Lennon: The Day the Music Died

Posted: Feb 19th, 2015 - 3:35PM
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Julie Fossitt
Multi Grammy-nominated photographer, author and director Ethan Russell is the only photographer to have shot album covers for The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and The Who. A boy from California who wasn’t even really a photographer when he took his first pictures of Mick Jagger, Russell was one of the foremost rock photographers in the world a few years later. I saw this show last year in Ottawa...

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