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National Arts Centre

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Throughly enjoyed the Beatlea Revolution show last night at Southam Hall with my daughter...NAC Orchestra was on point and the singers were awesome...i really enjoy the last part of the show when the orchestra went off stage and just the singers and small band played...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the Blue Rodeo concert. All staff were very attentive and polite. Especially, Bernard, our usher. Our seats were in the balcony - good views and acoustics.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ADKTraveler12
Reviewed 4 February 2019

We saw two wonderful performances in this jewel. I was so impressed with the variety of venues and entertainment options.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ThurEdos
Reviewed 29 January 2019

This past weekend we enjoyed a Wedding, reception and dinner in this venue. to say it was spectacular is an understatement. We were in the large glass room that looks over the canal and onto the Chateau Laurier. A special memory. The food that was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SchumacherJack
Reviewed 15 January 2019

From concerts to plays, the NAC attracts major performers, but the atmosphere is comfortable and cozy!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KeenanWellar
Reviewed 15 January 2019

We purchased a series of 5 shows from the Pop Series and have been pleasantly surprised by all events that we have attended. A great evening out and top notch entertainment. The orchestra and the vocalists have been outstanding and many of the vocalists have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Up2wn
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Visited the NAC to attend a Gordon Lightfoot concert...excellent venue. This building has great acoustics regardless of who is performing. Great place to hold a small, intimate concert. Drinks were very reasonably priced as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KSBouch
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Went there to see the Remembrance Day service. The building is very large with many latrines throughout. The cafe is very expensive, but the coffees and hot chocolates are very nice.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LegoDad77
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Went for our first large production since the NAC was renovated last year. Sound was great. Main seating area seemed more spacious, probably because of the added alleys. Not so much in the nosebleed section, where they had less options. Room temperature was an issue...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Charles G
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

I love going here. When I come to visit Ottawa, i always check to see what's playing. Broadway, dance, orchestra...a wide variety of programming is available. I love the recent renovations and the fact there are no bad seats in the house. The staff is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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