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National Arts Centre

53 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5W1, Canada
+1 613-947-7000
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Nice Play

Went to see A Christmas Carol. First time in the Centre since it under went renovations. Very nice... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kevin B
Ottawa, Canada
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KINDERNACO concert series

I took my 7 year old daughter to the first show of the KINDERNACO series on Nov 12. The brass... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ilya S
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53 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5W1, Canada
Byward Market Area
+1 613-947-7000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to see A Christmas Carol. First time in the Centre since it under went renovations. Very nice theatre, play was very good and entertaining. Highly recommended for a nice night out.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my 7 year old daughter to the first show of the KINDERNACO series on Nov 12. The brass quintet who performed were very good - they had chosen some easy and entertaining pieces, and along with the pieces they delivered some interesting age-appropriate...More

1  Thank Ilya S
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Refreshed version of Swan Lake under Artistic Director Aaron Watkin. Outstanding performance, choreography reinvented and condensed into two acts. A must see.

Thank Ashok S
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We greatly enjoyed the Phantom of the Opera at the Ottawa National Arts Centre. The venue has great views, excellent acoustics and a sound system that gives both voices and the orchestra the crisp live sound exactly as it should be. From outside the theatre,...More

Thank SnowbirdOntario
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We went in Oct for the Phantom and it was great. We had aisle seats which worked for us. There really isn't a bad seat in the entire venue. The intermission offered time to grab a drink and get back to our seats. Even with...More

Thank Brandy B
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The NAC has gone through a broad renovation over the past many months. Most of the major work is done now, and there are many big improvements. The building looks much nicer from the Elgin side (main entrance) with large glass windows and a nice...More

2  Thank 448andyk
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I am loving the new NAC! Of course the shows are excellent and the quality is unwavering. We have a subscription to a few series and I renew every year. In particular, the Broadway series has been very enjoyable. The new opera seating is excellent...More

Thank HappieKnadn
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We booked to see this amazing show as we always like to watch a show when we are visiting either Canada or the US from England. What a terrific show it was fantastic, the cast were amazing particularly the young man who played Michael Jackson....More

Thank jacqui43
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We went there in Spring for the Orchestra, Parker performs Brahms! The concerto stars slow, then get bigger and finally sounds majestic! I love Shubert is the softest and a masterpiece

Thank mother123458
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We attended one of the first performances in the newly remodelled centre. It was an evening dedicated to the late Oscar Peterson. The musicians performing his works were outstanding and the full house audience thoroughly enjoyed the performance. It was a great opportunity to enjoy...More

Thank Dennis B
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