Great Canadian Theatre Company

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-236-5196
Primary Contact Catherine Ballachey, Front of House and Education Services Manager; Email:
Address & Map
Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre
1233 Wellington St W
Ottawa, ON K1Y 0G7
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Mailing Address 1227 Wellington St W, Suite 300 
Ottawa, ON K1Y 0G7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Theatre company committed to the production of new Canadian work * supports new plays by emerging and established playwrights * creates and produces theatre that is compassionate, thought-provoking and immediately relevant 
* Especially for Seniors: play, light lunch, and transportation to and from the show on Wednesdays at noon for select productions 
* Student matinees: Wednesdays and noon for select productions 
* Hive @ GCTC: youth group and workshops on Wednesday evenings before 8 pm performances 
* Prologue: free pre-show discussion series
Hours Mon-Fri 11 am-5 pm, Sat 12 noon-4 pm (non-performance weeks) 
Mon-Sat 11 am-11 pm, Sun 11 am-4 pm (performance weeks)
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - and surrounding areas
Eligibility No restrictions 
Especially for Seniors: people living in seniors homes and individuals who self-identify as underserved (older adults with limited or low fixed income, or mobility issues) who have barriers to being able to attend live theatre 
Hive @ GCTC: students (valid student ID) and youth (Ages 25 and under)
Application Call, send an email, or visit the website for more information * Especially for Seniors: contact Catherine Ballachey (
Languages English ; French
Fees Admission - see the website for details * Especially for Seniors: $20 * Student matinee: $10 plus HST (2018)
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1974
Funding City / Town ; Provincial ; Federal ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119235836 RR0001 ; Sale of Goods
Date Updated 16 Aug 2019
Service Categories Community Theatre Groups ~ Adolescents ; Community Theatre Groups ~ Young Adults ; Theatre Performances ; Theatre Performances ~ College/University Students ; Theatre Performances ~ Grade School Students ; Theatre Performances ~ Older Adults

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