NAC Podcasts

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.

Latest Episodes

  • The Wedding Party

    Feb 06, 2019 48:25

    In this Points of View, around the presentation of Crow’s Theatre and Talk is Free Theatre’s production of The Wedding Party, NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley hosts a...

  • The Hockey Sweater: A Musical

    Dec 14, 2018 44:12

    In this Points of View, around the holiday presentation of the Segal Centre For Performing Arts from Montreal’s The Hockey Sweater: A Musical, NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley...

  • Silence

    Nov 06, 2018 52:12

    Mabel Hubbard Bell was a strong, self-assured woman – bright, passionate, and a complete original. Despite a near-fatal case of childhood scarlet fever that cost her the ability to hear,...

  • Up To Low

    May 15, 2018 42:21

    Based on the novel by Ottawa’s beloved Brian Doyle, Up to Low is the magical and mystical tale of a young boy’s journey to manhood. Twelve-year-old Tommy is on the...

  • Carried Away on the Crest of a Wave

    Apr 24, 2018 35:01

    Centred around the cataclysmic 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami Carried Away on the Crest of a Wave illustrates how world events link us all together. From two brothers in Malaysia...

  • 887

    Jan 23, 2018 37:04

    Celebrated theatre-maker Robert Lepage returns to the NAC with an autobiographical journey through his childhood in a Quebec just beginning to awaken to its own promise. Unable to memorize a...

  • King of the Yees

    Nov 03, 2017 43:07

    It’s mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren – who, it seems, is...

  • Onegin

    Nov 02, 2017 41:21

    Evgeni Onegin is a charismatic and bored bad boy who makes ruinous choices at every turn, leaving devastation in his wake. Based on Alexander Pushkin’s serial poem about unrequited love...

  • Onegin

    Sep 20, 2017 40:12

    Evgeni Onegin is a charismatic and bored bad boy who makes ruinous choices at every turn, leaving devastation in his wake. Based on Alexander Pushkin’s serial poem about unrequited love...

  • Kill Me Now

    Jul 01, 2017 51:04

    Incendiary Canadian playwright Brad Fraser (Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love) makes his long-awaited return to the NAC with Kill Me Now, a gritty black comedy leavened...

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