Live theatre returns to Shenkman for first time in 2 years
Nov. 27, 2021
It's been two years since the Ottawa School of Theatre (OST) last performed a live production at the Shenkman Arts Centre. The theatre school normally has two sets of classes a year, culminating in class productions in the fall and spring.
Live music returns to Shenkman Arts Centre
Oct. 1, 2021
For the first time in more than a year the sweet sound of music could be heard echoing through the halls of the Shenkman Arts Centre on Sept. 18. Cuban-born pianist Miguel de Armas brought together a group of fellow Cuban-born musicians to perform a tribute to the Buena Vista Social Club in the Richcraft Theatre.
Shenkman hosts virtual concert series
March 4, 2021
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every economic sector in the country, there’s no question it has dispropor-tionately impacted the arts and entertainment sector.
Ballet Jörgen's Nutcracker production goes virtual
Dec. 14, 2020
One of the east end's most beloved holiday traditions is going virtual this year. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Canada's Ballet Jörgen to present their annual production of "The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition" on various social media platforms this year rather than on stage at the Shenkman Arts Centre as they have done for the past 12 years.
Sir Wil's 'Hunchback' a true masterclass in high school theatre
Mar. 18, 2020
Lights open on The Notre Dame Cathedral, 1482, where a young man who has spent his whole life hidden away finally decides to defy his master and try his luck in the real world.