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Points of View with Jillian Keiley

Learn about NAC English Theatre productions through an encounter with NAC English Theatre and two special guests offering unique perspectives on the piece.

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  • Belles Soeurs: The Musical

    May 19, 2016 - Duration: 45:44

    In this final Points of View of the 2015/16 season, Artistic Director Jillian Keiley hosts a discussion with two special guests, Belles Soeurs Producer Allan Sandler and Joël Beddows, Outgoing Director, Department of Theatre, University of Ottawa /…

  • Concord Floral

    May 11, 2016 - Duration: 42:09

    Something happened at the Concord Floral greenhouse. Nobody talks about it – until two girls uncover the horrifying secret. Now havoc has been unleashed, forcing ten teenagers to flee a mysterious plague they’ve brought upon themselves. Featuring ten young Ottawa…

  • BOOM: the cultural heartbeat of a generation

    April 8, 2016 - Duration: 36:22

    BOOM chronologically documents a historical period stretching from that first ‘boom’ of the Atomic Bomb in 1945 all the way to the Apollo 11 landing the first human beings on the Moon in 1969. These two iconic moments span 25…

  • Don’t Doubt the Trout! - Twelfth Night

    February 2, 2016 - Duration: 49:08

    In this Points of View, NAC English Theatre Associate Artistic Director Sarah Garton Stanley hosts a discussion with three special guests, Pityu Kenderes and Judd Palmer of The Old Trout Puppet Workshop, and University of Ottawa Theatre Professor Kathryn Prince,…

  • Truth and Reconciliation: Jack Charles V The Crown

    January 26, 2016 - Duration: 56:08

    Aboriginal. Actor. Addict. Residential School Survivor. Cat Burglar. Homosexual. Jack Charles is an Australian tribal Elder and a living legend. This highly entertaining and autobiographical presentation, which includes a three-piece band, runs the gamut of a life lived to its…

  • Anne and Gilbert, The Musical!

    December 22, 2015 - Duration: 37:45

    In this Points of View, NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley hosts a discussion with two special guests, Anne & Gilbert Co-Composer and Lyricist Nancy White and Campbell Webster, Original Producer of Anne & Gilbert, about the evolution of…

  • At The Intersection of Grief and Culture

    December 10, 2015 - Duration: 49:35

    In this Points of View, Assistant Director Brad Long hosts a discussion with two special guests, The December Man (L’homme de décembre) Director Sarah Garton Stanley and Paul Donison, Senior Priest, St. Peter and St. Paul’s Anglican Church and bereavement…

  • The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God

    November 17, 2015 - Duration: 51:02

    In Negro Creek, Ontario, Rainey Johnson is a powerful figure. Grieving for her daughter, she survives with cynical wit, superior intellect and superhuman strength. She wants answers, true meaning, purpose and maybe even spiritual salvation. Created by Governor General's Literary…

  • The Double

    June 9, 2015 - Duration: 48:29

    An anxious government clerk meets a strange lookalike who is daring, romantic, and brash – a success at everything the clerk fumbles. Is it really his double, or could he just be paranoid? An ingenious Molotov cocktail comedy filled with…

  • Take Me Back to Jefferson

    April 29, 2015 - Duration: 38:05

    This Southern Gothic chronicles a family's odyssey to bury their matriarch. The Bundrens must do battle with floods, fire and their private demons as calamity and chaos haunt their 40-mile funeral procession across Mississippi. Touching and darkly humorous, it's proof…