The Secret to Good Tea

By Rosanna Deerchild

Family programming Indigenous arts Theatre
  • In-person event

  • English
  • Ages 15+

  • Approx. 2 hours  and  30 minutes  with intermission
Performance options Start time Language Availability
Tuesday, March 25, 2025 11:00 am English Seats available
Thursday, March 27, 2025 11:00 am English Seats available

Total running time for this performance is 2 hours and 30 minutes (including a 20 minute intermission.)

Experience the power of family resilience in The Secret to Good Tea. This beautiful and poignant story navigates the complex relationships born from surviving the atrocities of residential schools. With lyrical dialogue, humour, and poetry in English and Cree, witness a journey of nightmares turning into new dreams and a family reborn. Join us for an evening of rediscovery and mutual love.

This performance will be followed by a 20 minute talkback.

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Learning and engagement at Canada’s National Arts Centre is made possible through the support of many generous individuals and organizations from across the country. Arts Alive is generously supported by the Azrieli Foundation, the Government of Nunavut, Canadian North, Calm Air, The River Philip Foundation, The Turnbull Family Community Building Foundation, and The Thomas Sill Foundation. Thank you also to Grant and Alice Burton, Canada Life, A Donor-Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Ottawa, Friends of the NAC Orchestra, Donors to the NAC Foundation's Future Fund, The Janice and Earle O’Born Fund for Artistic Excellence, and the donors and sponsors of the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust, the primary resource for youth and education funding at the National Arts Centre.