Posted: Sep 10th, 2013 - 4:29PM
Kingston gets ready for a love affair with culture!
From filmmaking (on a cell phone!) to a unique take on storytelling through the use of American Sign Language, to a wide range of visual and performing arts, history and heritage, Culture Days will sweep across the Limestone City September 27-29. Thanks to our roving culture correspondent Tricia Knowles, the Grand Theatre is proud to feature a...
Posted: Aug 21st, 2013 - 4:20PM
At noon on Monday August 26, regular tickets for all the great shows in the 2013/14 Grand Theatre Presents season go on sale. Both online and at the box office, you cna now buy tickets for any show without a subscription. Browse the season now and make your pics. See you at the Grand!
Posted: Aug 15th, 2013 - 8:59PM
The 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
A HILARIOUS MUSICAL COMEDY
August 2 – 31, 2013Springer Theatre
Thousand Islands Playhouse
“It seems, we’re living out our dreams…”
Conceived by Rebecca Feldman with music and lyrics by William FinnBook by Rachel Sheinkin and additional material by Jay Reiss
WE'RE GIVING AWAY 2 TICKETS TO THIS HILARIOUS SHOW
CONGRATULATIONS TO SHELBY ARNOLD, WINNER OF...
Posted: Jul 31st, 2013 - 3:28PM
The Grand Theatre Presents 13-14 packages are now on sale and the staff are excited to share their top picks with you. Do you know that if you pick 4 or more shows throughout the season you receive some amazing benefits:
- First pick of the best seats- Advance notice of added shows throughout the year- Up to 15% off regular ticket prices
Share your favourite four shows from the season and you...
Posted: Jun 24th, 2013 - 12:07PM
Grand Theatre Presents Rock in the Square
The Grand Theatre is proud to present three free public performances on Friday nights throughout the summer. As part of the City of Kingston and Downtown Kingston’s initiatives to animate Springer Market Square for both visitors and residents, the Grand Theatre Presents the following free shows:
Friday, July 19, 8pm, Springer Market Square – Classic...
Posted: May 30th, 2013 - 3:15AM
To see all the shows in the 2013/14 Grand Theare Presents Season, click here. To find out how to subscribe, click here.
Posted: May 25th, 2013 - 2:57PM
Thanks to Kevin Chen for writing this blog post about his experience with Crazy Smooth and Meli-mel from BBoyizm as part of a creative residency presented by the Grand Theatre this week. Bboyiam presented two workshops at LCVI, two choregraphic workshops with young dancers from the community, and spent this week in residence at the Baby Grand developing a new work for future performance. Thanks...
Posted: May 21st, 2013 - 1:03PM
Embodying all that is cool
Miles Davis said, “Cool is what’s happening next, it’s a kaleidoscope encompassing past, present and future. This timeless quality, when it applies to music, allows minimalist debate – with few exceptions, that which has been cool will always be cool.”
Italian-Canadian trumpeter and bandleader Ron Di Lauro is familiar with the Miles Davis archetype of cool. Di Lauro, an...
Posted: May 15th, 2013 - 7:03PM
Weave together a four piece brass ensemble, a piano and an upright bass with a traditional Québécois folk band and you have the unique and powerful sound which will open this year’s Empire Life Kingston Jazz Festival.
In association with Festival de la Francophonie La Bottine Souriante offers one of the most original sounds to grace the Grand Theatre stage during Jazz Fest, with a fusion of...
Posted: May 9th, 2013 - 6:52PM
I am a fan of Jazz!!! The diverse and eclectic nature of jazz draws me in and wipes away the stresses of rush hour traffic, overdue reports, and the speed of modern urban life. No tune is played the same twice, and because of that inconsistency, the music evolves and is reborn through the artist who is tooting that horn, tapping those keys, plucking those strings or fanning that snare.