• Important message about COVID-19 from King's Town Players

    Important message about COVID-19 from King's Town Players

    King's Town Players has made the difficult decision to cancel our upcoming production of Jitters as a precautionary measure in response to the spread of COVID-19. We are acting in accordance with the advice from local public health authorities. Their recommendations for social distancing would be difficult to guarantee in a theatre setting right now.

    It is foremost in our minds to protect the health and safety of our patrons, volunteers, staff and artists. We will reevaluate the situation as we move into forward and and anticipate providing an update on our upcoming production of Oleanna or before Friday, April 3, 2020. Thank you for your support as we navigate this ever-changing situation.

    We are a non-profit theatre group that values building community. This has been a difficult decision but we feel this is the right decision to keep our community safe and healthy.

    What if I have a ticket to Jitters?
    We will issue a full refund to you for any tickets purchased for Jitters. All ticket holders will be contacted directly to ensure that they are aware of the refund.

    How can I help?
    We thank you for your patience, understanding and continued support during these extraordinary times. If you wish to make a donation to support the King's Town Players it will go a long way to ensuring that we are able to continue creating live theatre as soon as the business is back to normal. Click here for donations to the King's Town Players.

    We will continue to look to the Public Health Agency of Canada, Public Health Ontario and KFL&A Public Health for recommendations, guidance, and direction. As we receive more information, we will provide updates via email and on our website in the coming weeks.  We are acting with an abundance of caution as a not-for-profit organization and have carefully considered the tremendous impact of this decision.

    Thank you for your patience, support and understanding.

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  • The King's Town Players Announce the 2019-2020 Season

    The King's Town Players Announce the 2019-2020 Season

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    RABBIT HOLE

    Written by David Lindsay-Abaire
    Directed by Chris McKinnon

    Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places, and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rabbit Hole is a surprisingly funny and heart-rending portrait of one family’s tragedy and the trials of navigating the unimaginable.

    Performance Dates: September 26-28, October 3-5 & 10-12, 2019
    Baby Grand Theatre, Kingston Grand Theatre, 218 Princess Street

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    THE ODD COUPLE (FEMALE VERSION)

    Written by Neil Simon
    Directed by Matt Davis

    Unger and Madison are at it again but this time it’s Olive and Florence, not Felix and Oscar. Neil Simon creates the same hilarious jabs but this time with an all female cast playing Trivial Pursuit and not poker! Hilarity continues when then Costazuela brothers add to the confusion. All in all the results will be nothing but laughter in this female version of your two favourite guys.

    Performance Dates: January 23-25, January 30-31, February 1 & 6-8, 2020
    Kingston Yacht Club, 1 Maitland Street, Kingston

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    JITTERS

    Written by David French
    Directed by Mae Whalen

    David French's Jitters is a warm-hearted, lively and truly hilarious examination of backstage shenanigans by one of Canada's leading playwrights. The audience is treated to a backstage peek at the trials and tribulations of a provincial theatre company as it approaches opening night of its latest production, 'The Care and Treatment of Roses'.  Whatever can go wrong does, but the show must go on!

    Performance Dates: March 26-28, April 2-4, 2020
    Domino Theatre, 52 Church Street, Kingston

    Oleanna

    OLEANNA

    Written by David Mamet
    Directed by Krista Garrett

    Named one of Time Magazine’s “Ten Best Plays,” Oleanna is a seething investigation of sexual harassment, political correctness, and the irreconcilable differences between men and women. Pulitzer Prize Winner David Mamet pulls us into a provocative power struggle where “he said, she said” reaches deeply personal and explosive levels. This two-person story focuses on a university professor and his student as they view their out-of-class meetings from two drastically different perspectives. The audience will be challenged to decided what it means to be right or wrong in the midst of individual interpretations. This drama shines a spotlight on gender politics, privilege, status and power.

    Oleanna may provoke more arguments than any play you will see this year.

    Performance Dates: May 28-30, June 4-6, 2020
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