|Ottawa: National Arts Centre / Centre National des Arts|
Location: 53 Elgin Street, at Confederation Square
Built by Fred Lebensold. Opened 2 June 1969. The complex comprises three halls, a restaurant and several bars.
Southam Hall: Organ by Flentrop. Curtain by Micheline Beauchemin. Used for opera, ballet, and musical performances, movie screenings, and classical and pop concerts. Home to the National Arts Centre Orchestra and the Canada Dance Festival. 2325 seats.
Theatre Hall: Used for English and French drama performances, smaller musicals, and corporate presentations. 969 seats.
Studio Hall: Used for all kinds of performances and corporate presentations. Up to 300 seats.
Reverse Text: "National Arts Centre, Confederation Square - Centre National des Arts, Place de la Confederation - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada"|
Publisher: National News Co., Ottawa; P87680
Reverse Text: "The Opera. Le Opéra. National Arts Centre. Centre National Des Arts. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada."|
Publisher: National News Co., Ottawa; P87704
Sent: to Heerlen (Netherlands), 1980
Front Text: "National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Canada"|
Reverse Text: "Evening View across the Rideau Canal - Built in the centre of the nation's capital to commemorate Canada's 100th birthday in 1967, this beautiful $47 million Centennial project consists of an Opera House, a theatre, and a studio theatre, as well as many interesting shops and dining areas. Pride of a dynamic nation, its main purpose is to sponsor the growth of Canadian arts."
Publisher: Alex Wilson Publicatoins, Dryden
Sent: from Ottawa to Wuppertal (Germany), 1972
Reverse Text: "National Arts Centre - Ottawa, Ontario - Centre National des Arts"|
Publisher: Peter Heiler Ltd., Oshawa
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