News & Public Notices
Grand OnStage tickets go on sale today at noon
July 29, 2019 -
Following a record-setting subscription sales period, the Grand Theatre opens its box office at noon today, Monday, July 29, to sell individual tickets for all of the 2019-20 Grand OnStage season shows. The twelfth Grand OnStage season puts more than 40 shows on sale, including cirque, dance, theatre, comedy and family show – and music from jazz to pop and rock, country to global beats and beyond. The complete list of performances can be found online at www.KingstonGrand.ca.
Tickets can be purchased:
- Online at www.KingstonGrand.ca/Tickets
- In person at the box office at 218 Princess St.
- By calling 613-530-2050
Some of the Grand OnStage (GO) highlights include Canadian icon Burton Cummings, dance company extraordinaire Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, Bruce Cockburn, New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, comedian Shaun Majumder, cirque stars Flip Fabrique and season opener Rufus Wainwright.
The GO program celebrates three 50th anniversaries including Canada's favourite horn rock band Lighthouse, Canadian blues ambassadors The Legendary Downchild Blues Band and a celebration of 50 years of Abbey Road by Classic Albums Live.
Musical performances from across Canada and around the world will include Kim Mitchell, Crash Test Dummies, Sarah Slean with Hawksley Workman, Matt Mays, Classic Albums Live – Led Zeppelin III, Mariachi de Herencia and many more. Nostalgia buffs will not want to miss Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers, Sinatra with Matt Dusk, rockabilly with Lee Rocker of The Stray Cats, Max Weinberg's Jukebox and Sesame Street Live! C is for Celebration.
Theatrical performances take centre-stage with the Dora-award winning Huff by Cliff Cardinal, in a darkly comic and raw solo performance; the Edinburgh Fringe smash-hit We've Got Each Other; a one-man Bon Jovi musical; the audience-interactive The Archivist, created and performed by Shaista Latif and the interdisciplinary work Africville Stories featuring Juno jazz winner Joe Sealy along with musician Paul Novotny and vocalist/narrator Jackie Richardson telling the story of Africville, Canada's oldest black community.
Heartfelt thanks to the Grand Theatre Foundation and its individual donors and corporate sponsors. The 2019/20 Grand Theatre 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.