“The Prom” Presented by Queen’s Musical Theatre

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Queens Musical Theatre is thrilled to present the vibrant and heartwarming live performance of “The Prom,” a poignant and humorous journey that explores themes of acceptance, love, and the power of unity. Set against the backdrop of a small, conservative town in Edgewater, Indiana, “The Prom” follows the story of four Broadway actors whose glory days are seemingly behind them. In an unexpected twist of fate, they find themselves embroiled in the life of a young lesbian student barred from bringing her girlfriend to the high school prom. This captivating narrative brilliantly weaves together the highs and lows of adolescence, the struggle for acceptance, and the unyielding power of solidarity.

Improv Kingston Presents First Friday Show

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Experience Live Comedy Like Never Before at Kingston’s “First Friday Show” – Affordable Entertainment at Its Best!

Are you on the hunt for top-notch, budget-friendly live entertainment in Kingston? Theatre Kingston’s “First Friday Show” is a must-visit event for comedy enthusiasts and theatre lovers alike. Taking place at the renowned Theatre Kingston Studio in the Tett Centre, this monthly improv extravaganza is the talk of the town, happening every first Friday of the month.

Tangorium with the Bridge and Wolak Duo and the Queen’s Orchestra

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“Tangorium” is not just a concert; it’s a multi-media adventure through the heart of Tango. With the masterful Bridge on accordion and the virtuosic Wolak on clarinet, this evening is set to be a celebration of life, love, and the captivating power of music. Their performance, an elegant escape into a world of beauty and grace, will leave you spellbound. The inclusion of immersive video projections adds an extra layer of sensory delight, making this event a must-attend for anyone seeking a unique and exhilarating musical experience.

The Mata Hari Songbook

Mata Hari, the notorious exotic dancer and courtesan, captivated Europe in the early 20th century, and her life’s dramatic arc, including her conviction and execution as a spy during World War I, continues to fascinate. The Mata Hari Songbook is best described as a cabaret-style show, where Mata Hari’s life unfolds through a blend of storytelling and song, set on the eve of her execution. This performance is not just a concert but a journey through history, emotion, and music.

Kingston Canadian Film Festival

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The Kingston Film Festival (KCFF) 2024 promises to be a landmark event in the picturesque city of Kingston, renowned for its vibrant artistic community and historical charm. As the festival unveils its Opening Night Gala on February 28th, it brings to the forefront Fawzia Mirza’s feature-length debut, “The Queen of My Dreams.” This film, a beautiful blend of cultures from Nova Scotia to Karachi, offers a humorous, heartfelt mother-daughter story. Attendees at the Isabel Bader Centre will not only enjoy this screening but also engage with Mirza in a unique Q&A session, followed by a celebratory gathering with complimentary refreshments.

Walking through the Fire

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“Walking through the Fire” is not just a performance; it’s a harmonious journey that bridges diverse cultures and musical genres, creating an experience that resonates with the soul. This collaborative masterpiece features an ensemble of award-winning First Nations, Métis, and Inuit artists from across Canada, who join forces with the globally acclaimed Sultans of String. The show is an eclectic mix of musical styles, seamlessly blending Métis fiddling, the lively rhythms of an East Coast Kitchen Party, the passionate flair of Rumba, the raw energy of Rock, and the powerful beats of Pacific Northwest drumming. It’s a symphony of sounds that captures the rich tapestry of Canada’s Indigenous heritage.

Lessons in Temperament

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Kingston Grand Theatre is set to host an extraordinary live theatre event, “Lessons in Temperament,” from January 23rd to the 28th. This unique and compelling performance delves into the intricate web of family relationships, intertwined with the fascinating art and science of piano tuning. The play, which has garnered critical acclaim, offers a profound narrative about four neurodiverse brothers, each grappling with their own challenges

The Trip to Bountiful

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“The Trip to Bountiful,” directed with a delicate and insightful touch by Rachael McDonald at the Domino Theatre, is a poignant journey into memory, loss, and the indefatigable human spirit. Horton Foote’s classic play finds new life in this stirring production, playing from January 18th to February 3rd in Kingston, Ontario.

Carrie Watts, portrayed with a heart-wrenching blend of vulnerability and resolve, anchors the narrative. Her longing to return to Bountiful, Texas, is not just a trip across the state but a deep dive into the past, exploring the landscapes of memory and the changing nature of home. The performance by the actress in this role is a masterclass in subtlety and emotional depth, bringing Carrie’s internal world to the forefront in a way that is both relatable and profound.

The Triplets of Belleville – Cine Concert

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Embark on a captivating journey with “The Triplets of Belleville” in a way you’ve never experienced before! On January 18th, the Kingston Grand Theatre at Rosen Auditorium proudly presents a remarkable live jazz orchestra performance of Benoit Charest’s original score. As the animated classic plays, the enchanting sounds of Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville will transport you straight to the streets of 1920s Paris.

Theatre Kingston presents Bakersfield Mist

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Experience the enthralling live performance of “Bakersfield Mist” at the Kingston Grand Theatre, presented by Theatre Kingston. This compelling comedy-drama, inspired by true events, is a fascinating journey into the world of art and authenticity. The story revolves around Maude, a vivacious fifty-something unemployed bartender living in a trailer park, who discovers what she believes is a lost masterpiece by Jackson Pollock in a thrift store.