Drama Productions

Current Production: Opening Night by Norm Foster

Dates and Times

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, February 14, 2020 - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 8:00 p.m.

Location

N102 Theatre at The King’s University

Admission

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - $20 General, $10 Student/Senior
Friday, February 14, 2020 - $25 General, $15 Student/Senior
Saturday, February 15, 2020 - $25 General, $15 Student/Senior

Tickets are available online or at the door (cash only).

Dinner & Show Option: For an extra $35, you can enjoy a catered meal before Friday or Saturday night's show, you can select this option at checkout! Dinner at 6:30 p.m. in N101 (across the hall from the theatre). Cash Bar. Musical entertainment provided by King’s students.

About the Production

Norm Foster (1949-) is considered one of the greatest Canadian playwrights of all time. He has been the most produced playwright in Canada every year for the past twenty years.

Opening Night follows the story of Jack and Ruth Tisdale who are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with an evening at the theatre. It's a dream come true for Ruth and a nightmare for Jack who would rather be home watching the World Series. Its opening night at the theatre. What could possibly go wrong?  

Show has mature themes.

Drama Company

The King's Players is the official drama company of The King's University. Founded in 1995, The King's Players puts on a wide variety of public productions and is open to interested students and community members. The troupe utilizes the campus drama facility which includes a stage and prop workshop, costume room, production studio, and soft seat theatre.

Consider auditioning or volunteering for an upcoming drama production. Email drama@kingsu.ca for more information. Interested in taking drama courses at King's for credit? Apply today.

Past Productions

The Great Divorce

The Great Divorce

Posted on: Nov 19, 2018

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Freud's Last Session

Freud's Last Session

Posted on: Jan 24, 2018

Freud’s Last Session by Mark St. Germain was one of the Edmonton Fringe Festival's hottest tickets. In this play, C.S. Lewis makes a passionate defence of his faith to psychoanalyst and atheist Sigmund…

Tartuffe

Tartuffe

Posted on: Nov 16, 2017

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The Diary of Anne Frank

Posted on: Dec 01, 2016

By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett. 13-year-old Anne Frank, hiding in an Amsterdam attic with her family and a few of their friends during the Nazi occupation and persecution of the Jews, kept a diary…

Halo

Posted on: Nov 01, 2015

By Josh MacDonald, directed by Michael Peng. When an image of Jesus appears on the side of a Tim Horton's restaurant in Nately, Nova Scotia, the town is thrown into upheaval as it becomes a pilgrimage…

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Posted on: Nov 22, 2014

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Posted on: Nov 01, 2013

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Posted on: Nov 01, 2012

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Something in the Wind

Posted on: Mar 01, 2012

By Raymond Storey, Directed by Michael Peng. Something in the Wind tells the dramatic story of three generations of the McIsaac family farming next to a sour glass plant near Pincher Creek. 

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Posted on: Nov 01, 2011

By Rick McNair, directed by Daniel vanHeyst. Through the experience of three kids, the play tells the story about the history of forced emigration from The British Isles of some of its most vulnerable…

7 Stories

Posted on: Mar 01, 2011

By Morris Panych, directed by Michael Peng. A man alone on a ledge high above a city street searches for reasons not to jump as the occupants of seven apartments in the building interrogate, pester, or…