tof-2017-01The annual Theatre Ontario Festival is:

  • a showcase of outstanding community theatre productions
  • a classroom for passionate, dedicated community theatre artists
  • a celebration of excellence in community theatre
  • a destination bringing together theatre lovers from across the province


2017 HOST

Ottawa Little Theatre is pleased to host the 2017 Theatre Ontario Festival from  Wednesday, May 17 to Sunday, May 21st, 2017.
Ottawa Little Theatre: 400 King Edward Street, Ottawa, ON

Tickets and Packages

**Please be aware that after purchasing a ticket package you must call our box office to select your seats.
As well, the Awards Brunch ticket is NOT included in the ticket package and must be purchased separately.


Package Cost Details
Regular Festival Package (4 Plays) $100 Available from February 1, 2017 until May 17, 2017  Buy Now
Flex Festival Package (any 3 of 4 plays) $75 Pick any three of the four plays Buy Now
Single Tickets – Regular $25  Buy Now
Single Tickets – Students $20 Buy Now
Awards Ceremony and Brunch $30 Maximum 125 tickets available  Buy Now


Schedule of Events


Date/Time Production Theatre Association Buy Tickets
Wednesday May  17 7:30pm TBA TBA EODL Winner (Eastern Ontario) Buy Now
Thursday May 18, 7:30pm TBA TBA WODL Winner (Southwestern Ontario) Buy Now
Friday May 19, 7:30pm TBA TBA ACT-CO Winner (GTA) Buy Now
Saturday May 20, 7:30pm TBA TBA Quonta Winner (Northeastern Ontario) Buy Now


Date/Time Details
Thursday May 18, 10:00am Detailed adjudication of EODL entry
Friday May 19, 10:00am Detailed adjudication of WODL entry
Saturday May 20, 10:00am Detailed adjudication of ACT-CO entry
Sunday May 21, 9:30am Detailed adjudication of Quonta entry

Awards Banquet

Sunday May 21,  11:00am to 1:30pm
St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, 310 St. Patrick St.
Buffet Breakfast $30.  Buy Now


Topic Date
TBA Thursday May 18
TBA Friday May 19
TBA Saturday May 20



We have secured a block of 30 rooms for each night of the festival at the University of Ottawa Rideau Residence — just around the corner from the theatre.  Please see information on the amenities for this accommodation here.
The room rate is CDN$110.00 (plus HST) per night.  These rooms and rate will held until April 17th. After which, normal rates will apply.  When booking please use the promotional code: OLTF2017.

To book your room, please visit: before April 17th to get the preferential rate.

What to Do In Ottawa

2017 is Canada’s 150th Birthday.  In addition to the Theatre Ontario Festival there are many events being held in Ottawa.  Please check out the official Ottawa Tourism site to plan your trip:

Technical Information

This section provides the technical information for the find information for the theatre dimensions and facilities, lighting and sound equipment and stage management capabilities.  If you have any specific questions, please do not hesitate to contact our technical people at

Download Ottawa Little Theatre Specifications below:

Ottawa Little Theatre Technical Specification – Feb 2016

OLT Lighting Plan – Feb 2016

OLT Stage Plan – Feb 2016

OLT Side Elevation – Feb 2016


Need Help?

If you have any questions about the festival, have trouble with your accommodations, or specific questions, please contact Brandon Moore, Community Theatre and Communications Manager at

If you have any specific technical questions, please do not hesitate to contact our technical people at