Astrid Van Wieren

Paul Daly

NAC Theatre

Experience a season of dramas, comedies and musicals that feature the best Canadian artists on our stage.

New for the 2016/17 Season: Due to popular demand, we have added Sunday afternoon matinées for all our Theatre series shows!

    A sweeping drama of personal and political ambition follows soon-to-be Premier Joey Smallwood – the self-described “Last Father of Confederation” – as he propels the Dominion of Newfoundland into union with Canada in 1949. With a crackling narrative, sultry jazz score and a cast of forty characters, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams is an epic and expansive retelling of a defining Canadian story.

    • Written, composed & directed by

      Jonathan Christenson

    Vigilante

    NAC Theatre

    A raucous, wall-of-sound rock opera, Vigilante tells the explosive true tale of a ruthless Irish immigrant family and an entire town bent on revenge. Based on the unsolved 1880 massacre of Ontario’s notorious Donnelly family, Vigilante is a stomping, swaggering and compulsively watchable story about frontier justice. 

    • A musical by

      Corey Payette

    Children of God is a gorgeous, powerful musical about an Oji-Cree family whose children were taken away to a residential school in Northern Ontario. Children of God offers a thrilling blend of ancient traditions and contemporary realities, celebrating resilience and the power of the Indigenous cultural spirit. 

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