The Gladstone is a 210-seat rental theatre in Ottawa’s Little Italy. Dozens of local theatre companies (and a few commercial companies) produce work at the theatre, making it the busiest theatre in Canada.
The Gladstone Theatre (TGT) provides a unique and inclusive space for independent local companies to create theatre which welcomes and supports our city’s diversity.
TGT is committed to providing a caring, healthy and safe environment for its employees, volunteers and associates, together with outstanding service and quality theatrical entertainment for its patrons.
TGT’s mission is to operate a recognized, sustainable and affordable facility for Ottawa’s independent theatre companies where shared services, programming and opportunities for artistic development and professional work can be coordinated, realized and presented to local audiences.
What keeps The Gladstone afloat? The Gladstone’s revenue is a combination of the rent paid by presenting companies; the facility fee that is added to each ticket; bar sales; grants; and generous donations from patrons.