The Winter Sale is here at the NAC - Two Tickets for $39!

Ottawa, Ontario – The weather may be cold outside, but the National Arts Centre has the best way to keep warm and entertained at the same time – we’re kickstarting an early spring with this sizzling deal on fantastic performances at the National Arts Centre!

From January 24 – February 6, patrons can buy two tickets to selected performances in Theatre and by the NAC Orchestra at the NAC for as little as $39 during the NAC Winter Sale. An amazing offer to see the best shows in town! Just buy your tickets at the NAC Box Office or through Ticketmaster and quote promotion code: BRRR.

Look what exciting performances you can choose from:

Radu Lupu…Rapture & Fire
Pinchas Zukerman conducts and Radu Lupu is the spectacular piano soloist! Schumann’s beloved Piano Concerto is an amalgam of rapture and fire, and Brahms’s Symphony No. 4 conveys deep autumnal emotion in this pinnacle of his symphonic work.
January 26–27

Written and Performed by Waawaate Fobister
Buddies in Bad Times Production
Winner of Six Dora Mavor Moore Awards, Agokwe is a remarkable testament to the joys and tragedies of growing up gay and marginalized by race and gender within a small community.
February 1–12

Emanuel Ax in Recital
Great Performers Series
Emanuel Ax – renowned for his unsurpassed virtuosity and poetic temperament – turns his artistry to Franz Schubert’s piano works, including his masterpiece, the Sonata in B flat major. “Ax is never less than spellbinding.” – The New York Times
February 1

Biss & Beethoven
Mark Motors Audi Signature Series
NAC Orchestra with Jonathan Biss
Jonathan Biss returns to perform Beethoven’s “Emperor” piano concerto – rebellious and triumphant. Pinchas Zukerman conducts Beethoven’s First and Second Symphonies, a beautiful blend of the classical style and a bold step into the future.
February 2–3

Vérité de soldat
Alioune Ifra Ndiaye, Jean-Louis, Sagot-Duvauroux / Patrick Le Mauff
The terrible confessions of soldier Soungala Samaké echo the self questioning of contemporary Africa, haunted in spite of itself by the curse of violent political upheaval.
March 8–12
Coproduced by BlonBa and the NAC French Theatre with the support of Arcadi.
Performed in Bambara with French surtitles.

Saint Carmen of The Main
By Michel Tremblay
Translated by Linda Gaboriau
Co-production with Canadian Stage
Michel Tremblay’s contemporary tragedy about politics, culture and revolution arrives in a new English translation starring the NAC English Theatre Company.
March 16–April 2

Patricia O’Callaghan
Intimate cabaret concert
Patricia O’Callaghan is “an impressive talent with unlimited potential” - Toronto Star. O’Callaghan’s theatrical cabaret performance at the NAC Fourth Stage promises to highlight her versatility and impressive range with selections from Leonard Cohen and Kurt Weill as well as original works.
April 1

Broadway’s Leading Men
CTV Pops with the NAC Orchestra
Singing, dancing, and the Great White Way! Jack Everly brings you glitz and glamour as he conducts four exciting leading men – and one leading lady – in numbers from West Side Story, The Music Man, La Cage aux Folles, Les Misérables – and more.
April 7–9

A Musical Zoo
TD Family Adventures with the NAC Orchestra
A musical zoo! Animals of every stripe and colour entertain you as Ringmaster Boris Brott welcomes Les 7 doigts de la main, Montreal’s hugely popular circus-theatre troupe. Enjoy Carnival of the Animals, Peter and the Wolf, and “Waltzing Cat.”
April 16 *4 Tickets for $39

Don’t miss out on this offer. Tickets are limited, so buy yours today!

To find out a little more about the NAC Winter Sale, go to andwhen buying tickets, remember to quote promotion code: BRRR

*Tickets are limited to certain dates and sections of the hall and are subject to availability.
Radu Lupu…Rapture and Fire : Seating limited to D & E seating
Emanuel Ax in Recital : Seating limited to E seating
Biss & Beethoven : Seating limited to E seating
Broadway’s Leading Men : Seating limited to E & F seating

Tickets are available for purchase:
In person at the NAC Box Office
By telephone from Ticketmaster, 1-888-991-2787 New!
Online through the Ticketmaster link on the NAC’s website (
A service charge applies on all purchases made through Ticketmaster


For any information, please call:
Sean Fitzpatrick, Communications Officer,
National Arts Centre English Theatre
613-947-7000 ext. 389; cell: 613-899-9737
or visit the NAC website at

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