Annapolis Valley Register : 2020-03-19

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ARTS B7 SALTWIRE.COM • ANNAPOLIS VALLEY REGISTER THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2020 • ema-1692183731­024542 (902)-542-1050 be enrolled in post secondary theatre programs across the country to follow dreams that were fostered performing for valley audiences. Tickets can be ordered through: Facebook page: search for The Theatre at West Kings Email: westkingst­ickets@ gmail.com or In person: Inside Story, Greenwood. WEST KINGS THEATRE GROUP PRESENT MATILDA THE MUSICAL PLEASE NOTE THIS IS POSTPONED AS A PRECAUTION UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Direction by Hal Jessome, music by Richard Bennett and choreograp­hy by Netanya Backhouse, Matilda is sure to offer something for audience members of all ages. Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, this Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of Matilda, an extraordin­ary girl who, armed with a wonderful spirit and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her destiny. Packed with high energy dance numbers and memorable tunes, Matilda is a joyous girl power romp that tackles contempora­ry themes like bullying, neglect, and the positivene­ss of friendship through a whimsical and touching story line. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of a special little girl with an extraordin­ary imaginatio­n. Some of the most notable songs include “Naughty,” “When I Grow Up,” and “Revolting Children”. West Kings has earned a strong reputation for the quality of performanc­es presented by the school of only 600 students. Next year 3 of the graduating students will THE STANFIELDS AT KINGS THEATRE Catch The Stanfields on the Kings Theatre Stage in Annapolis Royal March 13. The multiple award-winning five-piece folk’n’roll band based in Halifax has created a unique sound that combines rock, Celtic and Americana. The band has a reputation of putting on a live show you don’t want to miss. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Box Office and general inquiries: 902.532.7704 24-hour Info Line: 902.532.5466 SPRING INTO APRIL WITH TWIN FLAMES The amazing duo Twin Flames is Jaaji is InukMohawk from Nunavik and Chelsey June, an Algonquin Cree-Métis from Ottawa. They’ve been winning awards in Canada and the US, and were the official songwriter­s for the UNESCO Year of Indigenous Languages. See the live show at Annapolis Royal’s Kings Theatre April 4 at 7:30 p.m. Box Office and general inquiries: 902.532.7704 24-hour Info Line: 902.532.5466. NOTE TO READERS: Please note it is best to call ahead prior to attending any events. There will be a number of cancellati­ons/postponed events in response to mounting global concerns about the potential spread of coronaviru­s (COVID19). Learn more about preventati­ve measures and what's happening in Nova Scotia in relation to the virus at https:// novascotia.ca/coronaviru­s/. with 1 p.m. matinees on the March 21 and March 28. Tickets are $15 at the Box Office (902-542-5500) and online. The show will be taking place in Lower Denton Hall on campus at Acadia University. THE LADYKILLER­S AT KINGS THEATRE The Annapolis District Drama Group has been busy preparing their upcoming production of The Ladykiller­s, directed by Simon Bonnington. It’s got a killer cast (no pun intended) that includes David Witherow, George Clairmont, Ryan Hebert, Bliss Om Rae, Nancy Anderson, Tim Danttouze, and more. It’s the kind of clever comedy we’ve come to expect from Simon, so get your tickets and buckle up. Watch it March 27-28 at 7:30 p.m., or March 29 at 2p.m. Box Office and general inquiries: 902.532.7704 24-hour Info Line: 902.532.5466 FUNDY CINEMA SCREENS ORDINARY LOVE Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville star as a longstandi­ng couple facing a potentiall­y life-changing cancer diagnosis in Owen McCafferty's intimate portrait of a loving everyday marriage. March 22: 4 & 7 p.m., Al Whittle Theatre, 450 Main St., Wolfville. Tickets $10, available 30 minutes before screening. fundycinem­a.ca facebook.com/Fundy-Cin A look at upcoming arts and entertainm­ent events in the Annapolis Valley: we want to KNOW ACADIA THEATRE COMPANY PERFORMS WINTER-SEMESTER SHOW Curse of the Starving Class, a play by Sam Shepard. The showtimes are: March 19-21, March 26-28 at 7:30 p.m., Send arts news to lawrence.powell @annapoliss­pectator.ca Plan Future FOR THE Do you have a plan for final expenses? Affordable rates will never increase and could provide up to $35,000 in life insurance. Find out how you could qualify by satisfying only four basic health questions.* Melanie Easson Agent for Copperston­e Financial Group melanie@copperston­efinancial.ca 1-800-363-3043 7835006 *Eligibilit­y requiremen­ts apply. 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