Live Theatre - Ottawa

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

14 Jan

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

January 14, 2020 To January 25, 2020

$41 + charges

From delivering a calf in Trinidad to navigating the turbulent waters of the Maritime-Canadian education system in a post 9/11 world, Indo-Caribbean-Hindu-Canadian Jivesh Parasram offers the Hin-dos… Read more…

22 Jan

Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre, 1233 Wellington Street West, Ottawa

January 22, 2020 To February 9, 2020

$39 to $55

A concert and a conversation, Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools is the meeting place of two people, and the North and South of our country. Read more…

28 Jan

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

January 28, 2020 To February 1, 2020

$43 and up

In a not-too-distant future, massive floods ravage the Earth; cities are submerged, roads are destroyed, and hordes of migrants converge on the last remaining arable land. Read more…

31 Jan

Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

January 31, 2020 To February 9, 2020

613-580-2700

$49.95 to $69.95

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the… Read more…

12 Feb

Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

February 12, 2020 To February 15, 2020

613-580-2700

$27 to $35+charges

Set to the music of Dolly Parton, relive the 1980s in this delightful story of friendship and revenge in the workplace. Read more…

14 Feb

Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa, Orléans

February 14, 2020

613-580-ARTS (2787)

$21 to $52

Have you seen my poster!? Beautiful eh…No Photoshop, no photo editing…Just P-A Méthot, happy to introduce my brand new show, Faire le beau. Read more…

25 Feb

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

February 25, 2020 To March 17, 2020

$41.00 and up

In this astonishing theatrical social experiment, playwrights Alex Ivanovici, Annabel Soutar and Brett Watson dare you to look away from the tribalism and polarization that threaten the civility of public discourse today.… Read more…

27 Feb

Salle Jean-despréz, Maison Du Citoyen, 25 Rue Laurier, Gatineau

February 27, 2020 To February 28, 2020

$35.00 and up

Fifteen-year-old Mélanie is driving through the Arizona desert, circling the motel where she lives with her mother. Read more…

28 Feb

Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa, Orléans

February 28, 2020

613-580-ARTS (2787)

$21 to $41

Four years after the release of his comedy show titled “Plus sexy que jamais” (Sexier than Ever), the stand-up comedian makes a strong comeback with “Je m’en… Read more…

06 Mar

Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

March 6, 2020 To March 15, 2020

613-580-2700

$27 to $57

It’s the tail end of the 1980s in Hollywood, and the rock party shows no signs of slowing. Read more…

10 Mar

Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

March 10, 2020 To March 15, 2020

613-580-2700

$29 to $44

It’s a double-double of miracle and mayhem, money-making and media, when Jesus’s face appears at a Tim Hortons in small-town Nova Scotia. Read more…

17 Mar

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

March 17, 2020 To March 18, 2020

$31.00 and up

Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) is one of the world’s preeminent dance companies, and its long-awaited return to Ottawa is a highlight of the NAC Dance season. Read more…

18 Mar

Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

March 18, 2020

613-580-2700

$52.50

Catch Dara Ó Briain, one of the most recognisable faces on British TV and host of BBC Two’s hugely successful Mock The Week, as he goes back… Read more…

25 Mar

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

March 25, 2020 To April 5, 2020

$52.00 and up

So begins Michael Frayn’s Copenhagen, the enigmatic thriller that details the unravelling bond between Nobel Laureates Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg – once great friends who had revolutionized… Read more…

28 Mar

Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa

March 28, 2020

613-580-ARTS (2787)

$21 to $45

And what if it was winter everywhere? Not only outdoors and in the streets and fields, But also in houses and bedrooms, Under our clothes and in… Read more…