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November 2018

Ron James- Full Throttle!- SOLD OUT

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November 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$57.50

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Award-winning comedian RON JAMES has been selling out theatres for 15 years with his marathon, side-splitting, kinetically charged performances. Marshaling a comedian’s eye for satire and a writer’s ear for language, Ron takes his audience on a breath-taking, non-stop roller coaster ride, cutting a wide swath through contemporary culture with his razor-sharp ribald wit, uncompromising standards and unique, poetically honed delivery ... a stand-out amongst ‘stand-ups’. With nine critically acclaimed one-hour comedy specials under his belt, plus five seasons starring…

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March 2019

Trent McClellan’s Laugh Every Day Tour

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March 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$28

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Originally from Corner Brook, Trent McClellan is known for his approachable, candid and effortless observational comedy, and may be best known for his role on CBC’s This Hour has 22 Minutes. He has had numerous filmed television performances from Just for Laughs, Winnipeg and Halifax Comedy Festivals, and comedy specials for CTV and the Comedy Network. Trent can also be heard on CBC’s The Debaters, and he was a panelist on on CBC’s Canada Reads. Trent developed a podcast series called The Generators, available on…

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April 2019

Island Girls- A Tribute to Cape Breton Music & Comedy – SOLD OUT

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April 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$53

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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The deCoste is pleased to bring the Savoy Theatre production of ISLAND GIRLS, Music and Comedy, featuring four of Cape Breton’s busiest female performers: BETTE MACDONALD, HEATHER RANKIN, LUCY MACNEIL and JENN SHEPPARD. The Fab Fem Four – each representing a different facet of Cape Breton Island’s entertainment community – are set to combine their individual musical and comedic talents, to take audiences on a journey to celebrate all things Cape Breton. Show-goers can expect to enjoy some belly laughs…

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Steve Patterson’s Anonyfamous Show

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April 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$35

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Familiar to hundreds of thousands. Unfamiliar to millions more. If you’re familiar with Steve Patterson’s comedy you’ll know that he’s one of Canada’s quickest wits. As host of The Debaters and The Debaters Live on Tour, he’s made many of Canada’s funniest comedians even funnier and proved that not all debate moderators have to be so, well, moderate. As a solo stand-up comedian Patterson proves that stand-up comedy can be much more than simply speaking into a mic. It can…

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July 2019

Cape Breton Summertime Review

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July 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - July 29, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
$55

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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The Cape Breton Summertime Revue is a popular music and comedy production which features comical, topical and local content, mixed with a light-hearted Cape Breton perspective and top-notch original and traditional music. Many of Cape Breton Island’s most successful musicians and actors have been part of the Cape Breton Summertime Revue – Maynard Morrison, Bette MacDonald, the Rankin Family, Rita MacNeil, and Natalie MacMaster, to name just a few. The 2019 Summertime Revue is happy to welcome back Gemini Award winner Bette MacDonald to the cast. The show also features…

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August 2019

Jake & Shaun’s Big Gay Affair: 2019

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August 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$35

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Back on their home turf, Jake & Shaun’s Big Gay Affair soars to new heights on their 2019 tour. Coming back to Pictou with a brand new show, that is sure to deliver fantasy, fun and fabulousness. Expect iconic sketches like Betty-Lou and Linda, The Dragkins, Anne of Boat Harbour and more. You’ll be more than entertained by the sixteen membered cast. Glitter and magic arrive with the full band while the traditional drag queens lip sync for their life, darling! Take in the lights, jumbo screens and…

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October 2019

MILF Life Crisis

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October 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$32 - $35

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Created by & starring Anne Marie Scheffler. What happens when you’re newly divorced with kids? You go dating every other weekend. A new kind of relationship comedy. Because after marriage comes dating! Your whole life, you just wanted to get married and have babies. It took a bit of time to get there, but you got there. And now, your perfect life has fallen apart. You have your beautiful children and a parenting schedule with the ex. Did you really…

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Derek Edwards | So Here’s The Thing

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October 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$48

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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“So Here’s the Thing…” – A breath of fresh air, finely honed and relentlessly funny! Take a break from the world and settle in for seamless glide over life’s troubled waters. From Vegas to St. John’s, this Just for Laughs veteran is universally considered to be among the comic elite. Certainly his peers think so, as evidenced by the fact that he’s a four-time nominee, and winner of Best Stand-up Comic- Canadian Comedy Awards, as well as a multiple Gemini…

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December 2019

The Pictou Academy Drama Club presents VILLAIN SCHOOL

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December 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Villains' Institute for Learning Evil (V.I.L.E.) is where all the famous storybook villains go to learn their wicked ways. Like any school, V.I.L.E. has its own social groups: The Monsters, the Witches, the Convicts, and the Misfits. There are also the Evil Geniuses, who rule the school and are at the top of the food chain. But everything is turned upside down when the smart and talented new student, Frank Stein, shows up and challenges the status quo. Things…

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March 2020

The Pictou Academy Drama Club presents VILLAIN SCHOOL- CANCELLED

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March 11 @ 7:30 pm - March 12 @ 9:30 pm
$10 - $16

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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PLEASE BE ADVISED- DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THE PICTOU ACADEMY DRAMA CLUB HAS DECIDED TO CANCEL THE PERFORMANCE OF VILLAIN SCHOOL.  IF YOU'VE PURCHASED TICKETS TO THE PERFORMANCE ALREADY, PLEASE CONTACT THE BOX OFFICE TO BE REFUNDED.  CALL 902-485-8848 EXT. 1   The Villains' Institute for Learning Evil (V.I.L.E.) is where all the famous storybook villains go to learn their wicked ways. Like any school, V.I.L.E. has its own social groups: The Monsters, the Witches, the Convicts, and the Misfits.…

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