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City announces the 12th Grand OnStage season line-up

June 12, 2019 -

The City of Kingston's Grand Theatre has announced its new Grand OnStage 2019-20 season featuring dozens of shows from across Canada and across the globe. The Grand OnStage program presents a variety of entertaining and culturally enriching choices ranging from dance to theatre, young audience performances to comedy, and world artists to popular music concerts.

Many events offer community engagement opportunities with artists through pre-show In Conversations, post-show Talkbacks, Master Classes, artist residencies, and school performances. 

"Our commitment to presenting unique Indigenous work continues in 2019-20, and I am looking forward to welcoming Cliff Cardinal's theatre production Huff, Jessie Lloyd's Mission Songs Project and Tanya Tagaq's Split Tooth reading and musical performance," says Jayson Duggan, performing arts manager.  

The 2019-20 season features a number of 50th anniversary performances including the 50th anniversary tour of Lighthouse, The Legendary Downchild Blues Band, as well as The Beatles' Abbey Road that will be performed note for note, cut-for-cut by Classic Albums Live.

For a complete list of all shows, visit KingstonGrand.ca.

See the complete list of 2019-20 Grand OnStage season shows. Performing arts lovers are invited to customize their subscription packages by choosing any four or more of their favourite Grand OnStage shows. To purchase a subscription package, subscribe online at KingstonGrand.ca; visit the Grand Theatre box office at 218 Princess St.; or call 613-530-2050.

Regular tickets, without a subscription requirement, go on sale on Monday, July 29 at noon.

Heartfelt thanks to the Grand Theatre Foundation and its individual donors and corporate sponsors. The 2019/20 Grand OnStage season sponsors include Homestead; aquaterra and Delta Hotels by Marriott Kingston Waterfront; Walter Fenlon & Linda Ann Daly; Mercedes-Benz Kingston; Van Herpt Motors Volvo; Assante Wealth Management - Dianne Lackonick; Caldwell Advisory; Shoalts and Zaback Architects, Ltd.; Mackillop Law Professional Corporation; and Chez Piggy.

The program also enjoys the support of the Government of Canada and the Ontario Arts Council.