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  1. MORE PROGRAMMING DETAILS ANNOUNCED FOR THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE’S 2022-2023 SEASON

    October 4, 2022

    NEWS RELEASE    MORE PROGRAMMING DETAILS ANNOUNCED FOR THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE’S 2022-2023 SEASON   Extraordinary and diverse offerings in theatre, music and dance is now available for all audiences to enjoy    OCTOBER 4, 2022 – OTTAWA, CANADA – The National Arts Centre today announced additional programming in music, theatre and dance for the... Read more

  2. THE STAGE IS SET FOR THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE’S 2022-2023 SEASON

    May 17, 2022

    News Release THE STAGE IS SET FOR THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE’S 2022-2023 SEASON    Experience the excitement as music, dance and theatre fill all four stages MAY 17, 2022 – OTTAWA, CANADA – As audiences return to the National Arts Centre’s performance halls, and with the ever-growing buzz around live performances, the NAC’s programming departments are... Read more

  3. NAC ENGLISH THEATRE AND BLACK THEATRE WORKSHOP CONTINUE A GROUNDBREAKING COLLABORATION FOR 2022-2023

    May 17, 2022

    The second season of programming shared with Co-Curating Company in Residence ushers out Jillian Keiley’s tenure as English Theatre Artistic Director May 17, 2022 – OTTAWA (Canada) – As the year moves forward and audiences begin their return to live performances, NAC English Theatre has been preparing for an exciting 2022-2023 season.  The playbill is led by co-productions... Read more

  4. AUDREY DWYER’S CALPURNIA TURNS A CLASSIC NOVEL ON ITS HEAD

    April 19, 2022

    News Release    AUDREY DWYER’S CALPURNIA TURNS A CLASSIC NOVEL ON ITS HEAD Race, class and gender collide in this explosive comedy confronting Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird April 12, 2022 – OTTAWA (Canada) – Up-and-coming screenwriter Julie sees herself as a tireless warrior for the marginalized. From the safe confines of her wealthy father’s... Read more

  5. STAGE ADAPTATION OF THE ICONIC CANADIAN NOVEL FALL ON YOUR KNEES TO PREMIERE IN 2023

    March 3, 2022

    News Release STAGE ADAPTATION OF THE ICONIC CANADIAN NOVEL FALL ON YOUR KNEES TO PREMIERE IN 2023 Five theatre companies partner to bring production based on Ann-Marie MacDonald’s internationally acclaimed novel to four cities March 3, 2022 – OTTAWA – National Arts Centre English Theatre, Vita Brevis Arts, Canadian Stage (Toronto), Neptune Theatre (Halifax) and Grand Theatre... Read more

  6. News Release: The National Arts Centre Offers more Music, Dance and Theatre to Live Audiences in 2022

    February 1, 2022

    THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE OFFERS MORE MUSIC, DANCE AND THEATRE TO LIVE AUDIENCES IN 2022 The NAC continues to safely reawaken its halls and welcome back audiences amid evolving pandemic restrictions   February 1, 2022 – OTTAWA, CANADA – As ongoing restrictions in Ontario are updated to allow more in-person activities, the National Arts Centre (NAC) is preparing to... Read more

  7. NAC English Theatre and Black Theatre Workshop Launch the First Curated Production with The Last Epistle of Tightrope Time - February 4 – 12

    January 27, 2022

    News Release WALTER BORDEN’S THE LAST EPISTLE OF TIGHTROPE TIME WELCOMES A TRANSFORMATIVE RETURN TO THEATRE IN 2022 NAC English Theatre and Black Theatre Workshop begin their Co-Curation partnership with multiple character one-man play January 26, 2022 – OTTAWA (Canada) – In December 2020, NAC English Theatre, in partnership with Black Theatre Workshop (BTW), announced a... Read more

  8. NINA LEE AQUINO APPOINTED NEXT ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF NAC ENGLISH THEATRE

    January 6, 2022

    News Release NINA LEE AQUINO APPOINTED NEXT ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF NAC ENGLISH THEATRE The acclaimed Filipino-Canadian director, dramaturg and teacher will take over from Jillian Keiley on August 29, 2022 January 6, 2022 – OTTAWA – Christopher Deacon, President and CEO of Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC), today announced that Nina Lee Aquino has been appointed Artistic... Read more

  9. THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ANNOUNCES WINTER PROGRAMMING FOR THE 2021-2022 SEASON

    October 26, 2021

    THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ANNOUNCES WINTER PROGRAMMING FOR THE 2021-2022 SEASON Tickets for shows running from December through winter go on sale October 28    OCTOBER 26, 2021 – OTTAWA, CANADA – After successfully re-opening for in-person performances over the fall, the National Arts Centre announced today that more dynamic and diverse programming, including... Read more

  10. THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE WELCOMES ARTISTS AND AUDIENCES BACK TO LIVE PERFORMANCES

    August 19, 2021

    THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE WELCOMES ARTISTS AND AUDIENCES BACK TO LIVE PERFORMANCES  The NAC (re)awakens that live performance feeling as tickets for fall and selected other performances go on sale today AUGUST 19, 2021 – OTTAWA, CANADA – The National Arts Centre today launches the 2021-2022 season and announces ticket sales for in-person programming... Read more

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