Prepare to laugh with Nanaimo Theatre Group’s next production, Exit the King. This play is an absurdist comedy by Eugène Ionesco, The story takes place on King Berenger’s dying day, also, not coincidentally, the last day of the universe. Queen Marguerite is preparing for the inevitable but Queen Marie refuses to accept it’s time. Yet the signs are unmistakeable: the King is dying. His kingdom is collapsing. And he’s not going to go gracefully. The cast features NTG’s Lorna McLellan, Kelly Kijek and Kristin Forester as well as several newcomers with experience in other companies. Book your tickets now! Wednesdays to Sundays, February 22-March 11. Tickets can be reserved online or by calling 250-758-7224.