After two seasons of sold-out shows, the Four Tellers are back at the Kings Playhouse for another year of stories and songs. Representing four generations and four unique perspectives, the Tellers regale their audience with stories of quirky characters and cultural foibles. Although there are set pieces and character sketches, much of what happens on stage is “off the cuff”, and no two shows are exactly the same. Sit back, enjoy, and be prepared to laugh like never before. 

David Weale, Alan Buchanan, Gary Evans & Dennis King gather around the kitchen table at the King's Playhouse in Georgetown PEI every Monday July 3rd - Sept 4st. An evening of off the cuff storytelling, these four master teller's will cover four distinct areas of PEI. Talking Politics, Religion, Liquor and Language. Maybe even a local impression or two. Add a dash of live music and you've got one hell of a kitchen party.

Book your tickets online at www.kingsplayhouse.com or at the box office (902)652-2053.

 

Phone

King's Playhouse Box Office

(902) 652-2053

Harbourfront Theatre

(902) 888-2500

Victoria Playhouse

(902) 658-2025

Shows

Kings Playhouse

July 3rd - 7:30PM

July 10th - 7:30PM

July 17th - 7:30PM

July 24th - 7:30PM

July 31st - 7:30PM

Aug. 7th - 7:30PM

Aug. 14th - 7:30PM

Aug. 21st - 7:30PM

Aug. 28th - 7:30PM

Sept. 4th - 7:30PM

Harbourfront Theatre

July 22nd - 7:30PM

Aug. 26th - 7:30PM

Victoria Playhouse - A special tribute to Erskine Smith

Sept. 8th, 9th & 10th

 

 
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Alan Buchanan

Alan Buchanan was born and raised in Belfast, Prince Edward Island. He has had a varied career, but lately has become best known as a storyteller. His career on-stage began with the production, Belfast People, in the 1980’s.   Since then, he has been a member of the award-winning group, Hedgerow, and has also been featured on local, regional, and national radio broadcasts, including the popular CBC comedy show “Madly Off in all Directions”. Several summers ago, he was a member of the cast of Story which played to sold-out audiences at the Guild in Charlottetown, and for the past two summers he has been a part of the fabulously popular Four Tellers at the King’s Playhouse in Georgetown. His hilarious stories centre on the colourful characters and cultural quirks he observed growing up in a rural community. .

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Dennis King

Denny King was born in Georgetown, PEI. This is his third season as part of The Four Tellers. Denny comes from a long line of story tellers. His father Lionel, uncles Donald and Jack were known to share many tales from their youth spent on Boughton Island during the Great Depression. Denny is proud to be carrying on the family tradition by sharing his unique and entertaining stories with audiences. Denny has made numerous appearances at the PEI Festival of Small Halls and in 2016 wrote and published his first book “The Day They Shot Reveen” an Atlantic Canadian best-selling book of stories. Denny operates a consulting firm in Charlottetown and in his spare time serves as the play by play broadcaster for the UPEI Panthers Men’s Hockey team.

He and his wife Jana Hemphill live in Brookfield, PEI with their children Jacob, Camdyn and Callum.

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Gary Evans

Gary moved to Morell Rear in Kings County from Toronto when he was 9 years old and considers the move the most traumatic event of his life. The characters that he met and the experiences that he had form the basis of many of his stories. Gary currently lives in Stratford with his wife Kim MacLeod and works as a lawyer with the Federal Department of Justice. When telling a story Gary likes to impersonate the characters
involved in his stories especially if they are politicians. Gary is an
original member of the Four Tellers and admits that telling stories is his favourite past time...even more so than golf.

 

 

 

David Weale

David Weale, Island storyteller and humourist, is the co-creator and editor of RED:The Island Storybook, a popular magazine of stories about the Island by Island authors. He is also the author of a number of award-winning volumes about the history and folk culture of Prince Edward Island, including Them Times, Pride in Small Places, and An Island Christmas Reader. He is the author of several children’s books, two of which, The True Meaning of Crumbfest, and Doors in the Air are Canadian best-sellers. Additionally, he has written and performed in several stage shows, including A Long Way from the Road, Greenmount Boy, and Here on the Island. 

 

 

 

The beck sisters

It’s hard to beat the harmonic intuition of sisters. Amy & Rachel Beck began singing together around the family piano in Montague, PEI. They now share their pop-tinged folk with eager and ever-expanding audiences in Canada and beyond. This spring, the Beck Sisters will partner with acclaimed producer Daniel Ledwell (Jenn Grant, Fortunate Ones) to record the follow-up to their multi award-nominated sophomore album, Run. 

 
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BOOK NOW!

Call Kings Playhouse (902) 652–2053, or book online at www.kingsplayhouse.com

Call Harbourfront Theatre (902) 888-2500 or book online at www.harbourfronttheatre.com

call victoria playhouse (902) 658-2025 or book online at www.victoriaplayhouse.com

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The Four Tellers are proud to have Credit Unions of PEI as our Presenting Sponsor for the 2017 season! Our show would not be possible without their generous support