Live Theatre

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

    23 Nov

    Babs Asper Theatre, 1 Elgin, Ottawa

    November 23, 2017

    $15 - $58

    Highly original, L-E-V’s inventive duo Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar, whose House premiered at the NAC in 2014, team up with techno trailblazer DJ Ori Lichtik to create a raw, visceral new work inspired by slam poet Neil Hilborn’s sensational text OCD. Read More >>

    29 Nov

    Ottawa Little Theatre, 400 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa

    November 29, 2017 To December 16, 2017



    When Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, lands in the Darling family nursery, Wendy and her little brothers are persuaded by promises of adventure to fly away with him to the magical Neverland. Read More >>

    Building The Wall (Ottawa)
    29 Nov

    The Gladstone Theatre, 910 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa

    November 29, 2017 To December 9, 2017

    $23 to $39

    The Canadian premiere of a powerful, politically charged drama that couldn’t be more timely, by one of America’s top playwrights. It’s 2019, and the Trump administration has carried out its campaign promise to round up and detain millions of illegal immigrants. Read More >>

    30 Nov

    Algonquin Commons Theatre, 1385 Woodroffe Ave., Ottawa

    November 30, 2017 To December 2, 2017

    $36.00 - $60.00

    It’s A Party Every Night! See it for the first time or come love it again! See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing and raving about for years! Set in a department store, four women with nothing in common but a black lace bra… come to realize they… Read More >>

    05 Dec

    National Arts Centre, 53 Elgin St, Ottawa

    December 5, 2017 To December 24, 2017

    613.947.7000 Ext 280

    $33.00 - $86.00

    In Victorian London, bitter, selfish Ebenezer Scrooge spends Christmas Eve counting his money. But unexpected visits by the ghost of his former partner Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come change his life forever. Read More >>

    06 Dec

    Southam Hall, 1 Elgin, Ottawa

    December 6, 2017 To December 10, 2017

    $26.25 - $96

    Frolicking polar bears, majestic Mounties, a snowy pond hockey game and, new this season, frisky holiday reindeer! This Nutcracker is a jubilant, shimmering, Canadian holiday treasure that honours tradition while adding a playful, delightful homegrown touch. Read More >>

    06 Dec

    Azrieli Studio, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa

    December 6, 2017 To December 9, 2017

    $15 - $38

    An intimate and lyrical opera–tango. A thriller set in the universe of Borges, where stories and songs overlap and mingle in the caustic, enveloping atmosphere of magic realism so beloved in Argentinian culture. Buenos Aires, 1941. Read More >>

    07 Dec

    Centrepointe Studio Theatre, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

    December 7, 2017 To December 10, 2017

    $23.75 - $31.25

    Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Read More >>

    08 Dec

    Algonquin Commons Theatre, 1385 Woodroffe Ave., Ottawa

    December 8, 2017


    Linda Jamieson Dance Company of Ottawa, in association with the Algonquin Commons Theatre, present: The Nutcracker. This two act Ballet is not only a classic Christmas story, but is also a favorite amongst Linda Jamieson Dance Company audiences; new and old. Read More >>

    27 Dec

    Kanata Theatre, 1 Ron Maslin Way, Kanata

    December 27, 2017 To December 30, 2017


    Anne of Green Gables follows the misadventures of a wildly independent orphan with fiery red hair and a temper to match. Cherished by generations, L.M. Montgomery’s timeless classic comes to life in a new musical commissioned by the award-winning Theatreworks USA. Read More >>

    28 Dec

    Southam Hall , 1 Elgin St, Ottawa

    December 28, 2017 To December 30, 2017

    $100 - $200

    5,000 Years of Civilization. Live on Stage. All-New Show, accompanied by Shen Yun Orchestra Presented by Falun Dafa Association of Ottawa Every year, Shen Yun Performing Arts unveils an entirely new program. Read More >>

    10 Jan

    Ottawa Little Theatre, 400 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa

    January 10, 2018 To January 27, 2018



    In an industrial city in the British Midlands, an unexpected visit from the mysterious Inspector Goole interrupts the self-congratulatory dinner celebrations of the upper middle class Birling family. Read More >>

    14 Feb

    Ottawa Little Theatre, 400 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa

    February 14, 2018 To March 3, 2018



    When Jack makes a sudden return from Wall Street to his Midwest family home, his sister Lorna demands answers. Read More >>

    21 Mar

    Ottawa Little Theatre, 400 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa

    March 21, 2018 To April 7, 2018



    This Pulitzer Prize winner ranks as one of the greatest masterpieces of 20th century theatre. Faded southern belle Blanche DuBois arrives in desperation at the seedy New Orleans apartment of her sister Stella. Read More >>

    02 May

    Ottawa Little Theatre, 400 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa

    May 2, 2018 To May 19, 2018



    The wit of Oscar Wilde meets the genius of Sherlock Holmes when Wilde brings his friend Lillie Langtry, toast of the London stage, to Baker Street. A wicked professor is blackmailing “the Jersey Lily” over stolen material so compromising it could bring the Crown of England to its knees. Read More >>

    06 Jun

    Ottawa Little Theatre, 400 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa

    June 6, 2018 To June 23, 2018



    Philip Markham, a children’s book publisher, and his wife Joanna have been faithfully married to the point of boredom for 15 years. Philip’s business partner Henry is a serial philanderer who wants to borrow Philip’s apartment for his latest tryst. Read More >>

    11 Jul

    Ottawa Little Theatre, 400 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa

    July 11, 2018 To July 28, 2018



    Lost in the fog, a traveller seeks refuge at a country estate only to find a man shot dead and his wife standing over him with a smoking gun. The woman’s dazed and unconvincing confession prompts the stranger to help her concoct a story that will lay the blame elsewhere. Read More >>