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Great Canadian Theatre Company

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Address: 300-1227 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 0G7 , Canada
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+1 613-236-5196
11:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 17:00

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Wonderful avant garde theatre

We have been subscribers to the GCTC for years and always enjoy the plays. Out of 6 per year, usually one is average, and one or two are outstanding. The current play 'A Daisy... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
Barry B
Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

We have been subscribers to the GCTC for years and always enjoy the plays. Out of 6 per year, usually one is average, and one or two are outstanding. The current play 'A Daisy Theatre' , a marionette play and is absolutely great. It runs until 18 Dec and you should try and get tickets. It is a small theatre... More 

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

I've seen multiple shows at this venue, and they're all very professionally done, and almost always entertaining. The theatre is also in a great location in Westboro with lots of great restaurants nearby for dinner.

1 Thank Allie W
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 25 March 2015

We have been subscribers for years. Sometimes, the plays are uneven in quality and some years are better than others. But it is always great to be exposed to Canadian content and Canadian actors. There are lots of great little restaurants around the theatre so it is a lovely way to have our "date night". Parking is free. Performers put... More 

1 Thank Catherine C
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

Love the GCTC! I used to go to the old theatre and love the new space - keeps the intimacy but with better amenities and beautiful lobby and gallery. I love that they put on new Canadian plays and get a yearly subscription when I can.

1 Thank Rachel C
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941 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2014

The Theatre has finally found a home suitable to its new profile in the city. A great space (two in fact) to showcase theatrical talent. The main theatre has a great 2013 / 2014 program thanks to it new director and the Undercurrents fringe theatre productions are always excellent. A super place to take in a show, the staff are... More 

1 Thank ericon991
Ottawa, Canada
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2013

I have been both to the old GCTC and the new one and I am glad that experimental theatre has found its place in our town. This is a wonderful addition to the cultural scene.

1 Thank Susan R
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 28 December 2012

Great place to take in a show. Small and intimate theatre. Great shows! Have never been disappointed there yet. I am glad this theatre has survived. Always great to have a vibrant arts scene in any city!

1 Thank Cdn_explorer1800
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 9 November 2012

Any theatre is good theatre as far as I am concerned and they always have great performances whenever we go.

1 Thank AnnieA88
Ottawa ON Canada
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Reviewed 3 November 2012

We are subscribers and go to several shows at this theatre every year. It is close enough to downtown Ottawa for tourists to get to. The plays are always interesting and often very memorable. Give it a try!

1 Thank allanmiller
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 10 July 2012

Over the years I have seen a number of performances at the GCTC. I love this theatre, it is quite accessible too (10 minutes walk from Transitway, parking nearby, etc.). I have yet to walk away from a performance disappointed and can always count on the GCTC to have interesting performances.

1 Thank CanadaTraveler89

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