This Week at The Playhouse (Nov 3-9)

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Bolero-300x168Bolero & Other Works

November 4, 2014 at 7:30pm

CHOREOGRAPHY: Igor Dobrovolskiy

BOLERO Originally composed as a ballet commissioned by Russian actress and dancer Ida Rubinstein, the piece, which premiered in 1928, is Ravel’s most famous musical composition and epitomizes Ravel’s preoccupation with restyling and reinventing dance movements. Igor Dobrovolskiy works cleverly convey human emotion within the landscape of movement in a way that redefines classical dance and engages audiences.

Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada is thrilled to partner with the outstanding woodwind quintet VENTUS MACHINA in a brilliant evening of movement harmony, vitality with the virtuoso dancers of the company.

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MissCaledonia-300x188Miss Caledonia

November 5, 2014 at 7:30pm

By Melody A. Johnson

Created and performed by award-winning actor Melody A. Johnson, Miss Caledonia is the moving story of Peggy Ann Douglas, a small-town girl with a plan to follow in the steps of starlets like Debbie Reynolds and Lee Meriwether by becoming a movie star. But the first step on her ambitious journey is to win a local beauty pageant. Can she sing, twirl and pivot her way into the judges’ hearts, or will shaky nerves sabotage her efforts? Between Johnson’s critically acclaimed performance and the delightful accompaniment of Mary Fay Coady on fiddle, you’ll be captivated by Peggy Ann’s heartwarming adventure.

This performance is presented in our intimate backstage studio space.

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KennyvsSpenny-300x200Kenny Vs. Spenny – On The Road

November 6, 2014 at 7:30pm

With a string of sold out shows behind them, Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice are bringing their Kenny vs. Spenny On The Road live show to the east coast.

An interactive evening with two of Canada’s comedic pioneers, Kenny vs. Spenny live includes a Q & A, heated debates and, of course, possible and random humiliations.

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Hotz and Rice created and starred in six seasons of the competition-based Kenny vs. Spenny TV show that aired on CBC, Showcase and Comedy Central, wrapping up with a Christmas Special in December 2010. Beginning in March 2014, the live show hit the road for 13 dates and continues with 16 stops this fall and international cities to be announced.

Limited quantity VIP tickets include the best seats in the house, meet and greet, photo opportunity with Kenny and Spenny and a special Kenny vs. Spenny autographed commemorative gift.

Show is open to all ages but contains strong language and graphic scenes. Viewer and parental discretion is strongly advised.

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PrintComedian Gerry Dee – The Real Mr. Dee 2014 Comedy Tour

November 8, 2014 at 7:30pm

Gerry Dee is the star and creator of CBC’s hit sitcom Mr. D, author of Teaching: It’s Harder Than It Looks. He also appeared on Gerry Dee Sports Reporter on The Score. 2013 Winner of a Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor in A Continuing Comedic Role.  He is a former Canadian Comedy Award winner for Best Comic in Canada and was on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Catch Gerry Dee perform Live  “The Real mr.d” 2014 Comedy Tour” where he will touch upon marriage, fatherhood and his years as a teacher.  Gerry Dee is a comedian you do not want to miss.  He will provide you with a night of laughter you will never forget.

Recommended 14 years and older.

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