News Releases

  1. L'ÉCOUTE D'UNE ÉMOTION: Waves of Desire and Radio

    September 25, 2023

    From October 11 to 14, the remarkable Larissa Corriveau delivers the story of an intense passion in the NAC Studio   September 25, 2023 – OTTAWA (Canada) – After a collective work featuring nine young performers giving form to the invisible, French Theatre continues its “inner dive” with a production that explores the high stakes of... Read more

  2. L'OMBRE: "A Person Takes Flight..."

    September 14, 2023

    NAC French Theatre opens its 2023-2024 season with a tribute to imagination and freedom of thought   September 14, 2023 – OTTAWA (Canada) – Mani Soleymanlou’s second season at the helm of NAC French Theatre opens on September 28 with L’ombre [The Shadow], a collective creation by the 2023 Collective. Initiated by Soleymanlou,... Read more

  3. Au jardin des Potiniers: Super-Intimate Show in the Form of a Visual Art Installation

    May 25, 2023

    On June 3 and 4, get into this tabletop theatre wordless experience addressed to the beauty and fragility of living things   May 25, 2023 – OTTAWA (Canada) – As a conclusion to its 2022-2023 season, French Theatre presents Au jardin des Potiniers, a slightly Martian garden/show offering a total change of scene! Children are invited to find a spot under a curious... Read more

  4. Your Stories, Your Stage: The National Arts Centre Unveils its 2023-2024 Season

    May 11, 2023

    YOUR STORIES, YOUR STAGE: THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE UNVEILS ITS 2023-2024 SEASON Time to mark your calendars—a wide variety of music, dance and theatre will fill up any wish lists of live performances MAY 11, 2023 – OTTAWA, CANADA – The NAC’s artistic leaders have created a line-up packed with a blend of powerful new works and treasured classics for the 2023-2024 season,... Read more

  5. Le partage: Yes, of course, but...

    May 10, 2023

    Autofiction in 3D written, directed and performed by Emmanuel Schwartz, presented at the NAC from May 18 to May 20 May 10, 2023 – OTTAWA (Canada) – With Le partage, the second instalment of his trilogy Essais that began with L’exhibition, the incomparable Emmanuel Schwartz continues his exploration of the dramatic concept of “story... Read more

  6. ROME: A Capital Epic

    April 19, 2023

    The Shakespeare/Dalpé/Haentjens triumvirate returns to the NAC April 19, 2023 – OTTAWA (Canada) – In 2015, French Theatre audiences experienced the impressive Richard III by Shakespeare/Dalpé/Haentjens. With ROME, a production of unparalleled scope will rock the capital on May 5 and 6. For seven and a half hours, 29 artists... Read more

  7. Les mots secrets: A great celebration of poetry!

    April 11, 2023

    Written by Louise Dupré and directed by Ottawa artist André Perrier, presented at the NAC on April 22 and 23 April 11, 2023 – OTTAWA (Canada) – Words have a history while also being ageless. In this playful and athletic show, they are bouncing balls, modeling clay, super glue to stay together... She and He were inseparable. But one truly rotten day, He had to leave... Read more

  8. Là où la poussière se dépose: A soundscape of intimacy and devastating heartbreak

    February 27, 2023

    Written, directed and performed by Julien Morissette and Karina Pawlikowski, presented at the NAC from March 30 to April 1   February 27, 2023 – OTTAWA (Canada) – The theatre is, by definition, “a place of seeing.” Acclaimed darlings of the Ottawa-Gatineau art and media scene Julien Morissette and Karina Pawlikowski offer a somewhat more... Read more


    December 8, 2022

    Ottawa, December 8, 2022 – The BIG BANG Festival is back this winter and full of colorful sound festivities at a joyful decibel. Featured are exciting concerts, surprise performances, sound machines and many more wild curiosities all over the building! Join us for a lively family day weekend with loved ones – your eardrums will thank you. “In a perfect world, I would want every... Read more


    November 3, 2022

    The renowned Quebec playwright will present his latest play, Cher Tchekhov, and meet the public Ottawa, November 3, 2022 – NAC French Theatre presents Cher Tchekhov, the latest play by Quebec writer Michel Tremblay. Directed by Serge Denoncourt and featuring a top-notch cast, this Théâtre du Nouveau Monde production will run from... Read more