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  1. Back by Popular Demand! A Christmas Carol - December 5 - 24

    November 20, 2017

    News Release NAC English Theatre Production   A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens Adapted and directed by Jillian Keiley featuring Andy Jones as Scrooge December 5 - 24, 2017 November 20, 2017 – OTTAWA (Canada) – “A spirited tale of how things should be...haunting and magical.” - Capital Critics Circle Back by popular demand! Wander through snow-filled forests,... Read more

  2. L-E-V / OCD Love

    November 15, 2017

    NAC Dance is proud to welcome back L-E-V Dance Company with their new creation OCD Love. For this highly original piece, L-E-V’s co-artistic directors, Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar, teamed up with techno trailblazer DJ Ori Lichtik to create a raw, visceral new work inspired by slam poet Neil Hilborn’s sensational text “OCD”. Harking back to the 90s club scene with its pulsing,... Read more

  3. French theatre presents : Traversée (Recommended for ages 9 and older)

    November 13, 2017

    Saturday, Nov. 25 and Sunday, Nov. 26 at 3 p.m., NAC Azrieli Studio Suitable for Deaf and hearing-impaired patrons (some but not all of the dialogue is in Quebec Sign Language)   “Traversée delivers a tightly focused story in the form of a candid and touching personal account.” Le Devoir, November 17, 2016 (Transl.)   OTTAWA, Canada,... Read more

  4. PLAYWRIGHT MARCUS YOUSSEF WINS 2017 SIMINOVITCH PRIZE IN THEATRE CHRISTINE QUINTANA CHOSEN AS PROTÉGÉE

    November 6, 2017

    News Release PLAYWRIGHT MARCUS YOUSSEF WINS 2017 SIMINOVITCH PRIZE IN THEATRE CHRISTINE QUINTANA CHOSEN AS PROTÉGÉE Prize awarded Monday, November 6 at the National Arts Centre November 6, 2017 – OTTAWA (Canada) – Playwright Marcus Youssef has been named the 2017 recipient of the Siminovitch Prize, Canada’s most prestigious prize in Theatre. This year marks the... Read more

  5. French theatre presents : The state of siege

    November 1, 2017

    November 15–18 at 7:30 p.m., NAC Babs Asper Theatre English surtitles: Friday, November 17 OTTAWA, November 1, 2017 – As part of their North American tour, the renowned Théâtre de la Ville de Paris company comes to the National Arts Centre for an exclusive Canadian engagement of four performances only (including one with English surtitles, on Friday,... Read more

  6. French theatre presents : Je disparais

    October 25, 2017

    November 1-4, 2017, at 8 p.m., NAC Azrieli Studio “Catherine Vidal’s direction, stripped of all artifice, reflects her great sensitivity to Lygre’s text, and the sparse set puts the focus squarely on the Norwegian playwright’s words …. Vidal’s staging beautifully echoes the purity of the text.” — Jérémy... Read more

  7. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA’S CANADA 150 TOUR ARRIVES IN SASKATOON OCTOBER 22

    October 17, 2017

    OTTAWA  —From October 17 to November 4, Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC) Orchestra, led by Music Director Alexander Shelley, will visit the western provinces and northern territories to continue the Canada 150 Tour, and it arrives in Saskatoon on October 22. This is the first tour led by Music Director Alexander Shelley, and it will feature Calgary-based pianist, Jan... Read more

  8. French theatre presents : Ma petite boule d’amour (Ages 3 to 6)

    October 13, 2017

    Sat., Oct. 28 and Sun., Oct. 29 at 11 a.m and 3 p.m., NAC Rossy Pavilion “A loving tribute to [popular children’s TV personality] Fanfreluche, this simple, ingenious play invites the audience to enter the story, then leave it, just as you would close a book.” —Marie Fradette, LE DEVOIR, May 16, 2017   OTTAWA (Canada), October 13, 2017... Read more

  9. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA’S CANADA 150 TOUR ARRIVES IN WINNIPEG OCTOBER 17

    October 12, 2017

    OTTAWA —From October 17 to November 4, Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC) Orchestra, led by Music Director Alexander Shelley, will visit the western provinces and northern territories to continue the Canada 150 Tour, and the first stop is in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This is the first tour led by Music Director Alexander Shelley, and it will feature Calgary-based pianist, Jan Lisiecki. The... Read more

  10. KING OF THE YEES BY LAUREN YEE DIRECTED BY SHERRY J. YOON OCTOBER 25- NOVEMBER 11, 2017

    October 11, 2017

    An NAC English Theatre Presentation   KING OF THE YEES by Lauren Yee Directed by Sherry J. Yoon A Gateway Theatre (Richmond, BC) Production October 25- November 11, 2017 October 11, 2017 – OTTAWA (Canada) –  “Jaw-droppingly funny.” – Georgia Straight It’s mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until... Read more

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