Live Theatre - Ottawa

Live Performing Arts Events – Ballet, Dance, Live Theatre, Opera, Speaker Series, Standup Comedy and more in Ottawa.

Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story
16 Oct

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

October 16, 2019 To October 27, 2019

613-947-7000

$52

Part high-energy musical and part darkly funny folktale, Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story stars genre-bending sensation Ben Caplan, one of Canada’s most riveting and compelling performers.… Read more…

22 Oct

Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre, 1233 Wellington St W, Ottawa

October 22, 2019 To November 10, 2019

6132365196

$39 to $55

Lila is a Black former police officer whose career ended after she shot an unarmed Black youth. Read more…

Rent 20th Anniversary Tour
22 Oct

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

October 22, 2019 To October 27, 2019

613-947-7000

$40 - $130 +charges

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Read more…

23 Oct

Ottawa Little Theatre, 400 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa

October 23, 2019 To November 9, 2019

613-233-8948

$14-$29

Now that “gaslighting” has made its way into popular vocabulary, it’s time for a revival of the classic stage thriller that originated the term – and became… Read more…

23 Oct

Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa, Orléans, ON K1E 0A1, Canada

October 23, 2019

613-580-ARTS (2787)

$10

Indigenous Experiences offer a rare opportunity to experience the rich culture, teachings and history of Canada’s First People from their own perspective. Read more…

24 Oct

The Gladstone Theatre, 910 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa

October 24, 2019 To November 2, 2019

$23 to $39

Troubadour of our landscape and our history, masterful storyteller, Gordon Lightfoot creates a national songscape. Read more…

Lua Shayenne Dance Company - Kira
24 Oct

Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa

October 24, 2019

613-580-ARTS (2787)

$21 to $38

Lua Shayenne Dance Company presents contemporary and neo-traditional African dance works that explore current subject matters with the aim to be a source of social good and… Read more…

LUCY GUERIN INC - Split
24 Oct

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

October 24, 2019 To October 26, 2019

613-947-7000

$41

Lucy Guerin heads one of Australia’s most fearless dance companies, and her award-winning duet Split is one of her most celebrated; a sharp and elegant work that… Read more…

25 Oct

Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

October 25, 2019 To October 26, 2019

613-580-2700

$25 to $85

Pellegrini Opera presents Roméo et Juliette, an opera in five acts, by Charles Gounod. Presented fully staged and costumed with chamber ensemble. Read more…

Messmer - Hypersensoriel
26 Oct

Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa

October 26, 2019 To October 27, 2019

613-580-ARTS (2787)

$21 to $53

Messmer le Fascinateur is one of the greatest references in hypnosis and magnetism around the world. Read more…

TEAĊ DAṀSA | Michael Keegan-Dolan
30 Oct

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

October 30, 2019

613-947-7000

$48 to $60

Swan Lake/Loch na hEala by Irish choreographer, writer and director Michael Keegan-Dolan, is a unique and transcending interpretation of one of the most famous classical ballets. Read more…

05 Nov

Kanata Theatre, 1 Ron Maslin Way, Kanata

November 5, 2019 To November 16, 2019

$23.00

“Operation: Mincemeat”, a thrilling wartime adventure, dramatizes one of the most successful strategic deceptions in the history of war. With North Africa on the brink of being… Read more…

05 Nov

The Gladstone Theatre, 910 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa

November 5, 2019 To November 16, 2019

$24 to $40

Stella and Dotty, two fesity, seventy-something, small town New Englanders, have weathered many a storm in their 30+ year relationship. Read more…

J’aime Hydro
06 Nov

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

November 6, 2019 To November 9, 2019

613-947-7000

$31 to $69

Are we still masters in our own house? On a mission from documentary theatre company Porte Parole, Christine Beaulieu launched herself heart and soul—despite her self-doubts and… Read more…

07 Nov

Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe,101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

November 7, 2019

613-580-2700

$20 to $84

One of the funniest humans in the world, Howie Mandel, is back in Ottawa with his live stand-up show! Recently known as a judge on NBC’s “America’s… Read more…

08 Nov

Canadian Museum of History, 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau

November 8, 2019 To November 10, 2019

$30 & up

National & International Salsa , Bachata , Kizomba Stars along with local Performers will be giving dance workshop at this 3 days all day and showcasing all… Read more…

trace
12 Nov

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

November 12, 2019 To November 23, 2019

613-947-7000

$41

This poised, witty and heartfelt piece by Jeff Ho brings to life a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother – each of whom made difficult and life-altering decisions to… Read more…

Bangarra Dance Theatre Spirit • Nyapanyapa
15 Nov

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

November 15, 2019 To November 16, 2019

613-947-7000

$49 to $91

Bangarra dance is a triumph —HERALD SUN Bangarra Dance Theatre is one of Australia’s leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance companies, admired worldwide for their moving… Read more…

22 Nov

The Gladstone Theatre, 910 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa

November 22, 2019 To November 30, 2019

$24 to $27

A chance meeting in a restaurant, after four years apart, sends a couple flashing back through the highs and lows of their courtship and marriage. Read more…

22 Nov

Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

November 22, 2019 To December 1, 2019

613-580-2700

$27 to $57

The story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Read more…