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Canadian Dancer Returns Home with Internationally Renowned Hong Kong Ballet

Posted: Feb 29th, 2016 - 7:00AM
/ By:
Victoria Condlln
Standing strong on the toes of a talented group of dancers and choreographers, the Hong Kong Ballet has established itself as one of the premier ballet companies in Asia. Since 1979, the Hong Kong Ballet has evolved into a vibrant organization, and is becoming internationally recognized as a world-class institution. Coming to Kingston in March, this riveting and lively show features some locally...

New programming announced and a chance to win!

Posted: Jun 26th, 2015 - 3:16PM
/ By:
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:...

The Wiggles - Rock & Roll Preschool

Posted: Jun 1st, 2015 - 7:30AM
/ By:
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...

Culture Vulture

Posted: Jun 23rd, 2014 - 5:01PM
/ By:
Kat Evans
Sometimes when we engage with the arts that moment happens, that moment Emily Dickenson described as feeling “physically as if the top of my head were taken off.” We all know it. Some of us chase after it – always on the hunt for our next fix. From the audience, you can feel yourself leaving the rest of your life behind and embracing the best of humanity, the moments in our existence where the...

Matthew Good Concert Review

Posted: Nov 4th, 2013 - 4:03PM
/ By:
Julie Fossitt
Thanks to Matt Hartwick, for the great photo and review of the Matthew Good and The Gentlemen Husband's concert on October 24. You can read more of Matt's reviews at On Thursday night the Kingston Grand Theatre hosted a Live Nation presentation of Matt Good along with The Gentlemen Husbands. Swiftly and quietly the Gentlemen Husbands snuck out onto the stage plugged in...

The half-priced Impact program

Posted: Sep 20th, 2013 - 12:20PM
/ By:
Carolina Gomez
/ In: youth, theatre, arts
Summer is almost over. Going to the beach is not an option.   It’s time to find indoor activities... We invite you to experience great shows at the Grand Theatre.  Comedy, circus, music, dance, theatre and holiday shows are now on sale at the box office. Here’s the deal - if you’re under 30 years old, you can enjoy shows for as little as $7.50, plus HST and box office fees!  Join Impact now...

Kingston Culture Days - Limestone Hands in the spotlight

Posted: Sep 10th, 2013 - 4:29PM
/ By:
Julie Fossitt
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...

WIN 2 tickets to “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

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...

Happy anniversary to us!

Posted: May 2nd, 2013 - 12:29PM
/ By:
Julie Fossitt
To celebrate the 5th anniversary of its reopening, the City is asking patrons to share their favourite memory of the Grand Theatre at or In the past five years the Grand Theatre has sold over 274,000 tickets worth over $8.4 million dollars. Forty-six performances presented for schools have resulted in more than 18,000 students having...

Morris Panych’s Vigil – 18 Years Old, and Coming of Age!

Posted: Apr 10th, 2013 - 1:56PM
/ By:
Lin Bennett
/ In: theatre
Both the charm and the outrageousness of Vigil’s main character, a misfit bank clerk named Kemp, is that he simply doesn’t care what he says - so he says absolutely anything he wants. When Theatre Kingston presents Morris Panych’s comedy Vigil, starring Kingston’s acclaimed actors Brett Christopher (I Am My Own Wife) and Carolyn Hetherington (a 40-year theatre veteran), the company joins an...