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Out With the Old

Happy New Year!

2023 holds some significant changes for us at the Kings Playhouse.

You may have heard by now that our Executive Director for the past 8 years, Haley Zavo will be leaving her role.

“The Board cannot thank Haley enough for the passion, hard work, dedication and professional guidance she has invested in Kings Playhouse,” says Barb Mazerolle, Chair of the Board of Directors. “Every day she went ‘above and beyond’ in her role as Executive Director and she certainly leaves Kings Playhouse in a far better place than when she started. We wish her all the best in her future endeavours.”

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Dr. Zoo on the Loose

Sunday, January 22nd at 2pm
Tickets: $20 or Pay What You Can

The vision of PEI/Newfoundland songwriter Randal Arsenault, DR. ZOO is described as ‘ Funky World Celtic Folk – Paul Simon Graceland meets Great Big Sea’. 
The new album was recorded in South Africa and features the South African Singers 50-person choir, and Johnny Clegg drummer Barry Van Zyl. 
The album explored themes of multiculturalism, embracing our differences and coming together to create positive world change. 

Arsenault, who spent 20 years working in Africa and is currently Assistant Professor with the UPEI School of Climate Change will be joined onstage by beloved Island musicians Em Peters (guitar), Morgan Wagner (violin/piano) and Matt Bridges (drums). 

Since 2003, DR. ZOO has released 6 CDs and gained multiple award nominations for MusicPEI (2023), East Coast Music Awards (2022,2015,2008), MusicNL (2003,2005,2008) and CMW Canadian Songwriter of the Year (2003).

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What You Missed

What a spectacular weekend!!

We have nothing but gratitude for our incredible cast & crew and the audiences that brought so much joy to The Kings Playhouse the past weekend.

Community theatre is about so much more than entertainment-

it’s about creating a space for belonging, team building, compassion, patience, confidence building, and a tremendous amount of laughter.

We can’t wait to see what hits the stage next!

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Crayola Time

Saturday, December 10th at 10am at the Kings Playhouse.

This workshop is free of charge, however numbers are extremely limited and registration is required. 
Register here: https://form.jotform.com/223254663931255

**Recommended for ages 6-14, but all ages are welcome!**

Join professional artist Patrick Guindon as he leads a workshop on painting in a folk-art style, using thick black lines and big, bold shapes and colours. You’ll walk away with a completed painting you’ll be proud to gift to someone this holiday season! 

Patrick teaches workshops so that every artist can express their own voice and style, whether you’re brand new to painting, a little nervous, or a seasoned pro. He’ll teach you the method, and guide you through techniques specific to your own needs in the moment. 

The workshop begins with about 10-15 minutes of instruction, and then a solid hour and a half to work on your piece. Some artists work faster than others, so the allotted time is around two hours in total for the workshop.

Patrick Guindon has been teaching for the past fourteen years in both traditional school systems and in private art class and workshops. After leaving his career as an Ontario elementary teacher in 2020, he moved with his partner and four young kids to Prince Edward Island, where he’s set up an art process studio for children and paints professionally. Patrick’s focus as an artist and teacher is always on the process and on bringing out the confidence, capabilities, and voice of every artist he works with.

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Christmas Spectacular in Chains

Jacob Marley in chains? ✔️

The Semi -Amazing, Sort-of-Spectacular, Almost Unbelievable Christmas Spectacular has something for everyone at the Kings Playhouse!

Joins us December 9,10,11th for this ridiculous, over the top, brimming with joy community production.

You’ll leave filled with all of the Holiday Spirit you could wish for! ❄️🎶🌲🎅🤶🧑‍🎄


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