Theatre Kingston was founded in 1990 and has grown and developed into a professional theatre company in its 25 years. During this time, the company has seen five Artistic Directors at the helm, each adding their own ideas and running new initiatives within the company. Now, under AD Brett Christopher, Theatre Kingston runs as a fully professional company, producing three shows annually including a series of child/youth engagement activities and working with local theatre practitioners to build a strong cultural voice in the region.
This month, Theatre Kingston will be presenting the world premier of a new musical by Judith Thompson, Hothouse. Based on the novel The Convict Lover by Merilyn Simonds, Hothouse tells the tale of a prisoner in the Kingston Penitentiary who, desperate to escape, spins a web to catch a young girl who will help him in his quest. But not everything is as it seems and perhaps it is she who has the most to gain.
The musical stars 6 Canadian actors, 4 of whom reside in Kingston. Directed by Kathryn McKay, Hothouse is set to open at The Isabel Studio Theatre on Friday, February 19th and will run until March 6th, and Kingstonist has two pairs of tickets to giveaway for Saturday, February 20th at 2:30pm and 7:30pm. For your chance to win, drop off a comment below, retweet this post or share on Facebook. Better yet, do all three to triple your chances. We will select two lucky winners at random next Thursday, February 18th.
If you don’t win, don’t worry! Tickets for Hothouse are $37.29 and can be purchased at The Isabel box office (Monday-Friday, 12:30pm-4:30pm) in person or by phone (613-533-2424) or online.