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Explore the NAC's collection of imagined theatrical spaces brought to life through the artistry of top Canadian and International scenographic designers.

Explore more than 120 set maquettes and compare them with what was built, view production photos and design plans, read designer bios and house programs, and engage with activities, essays, games and resources.

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Skylight

  • By: David Hare
  • Venue: NAC Theatre
  • Year: 1999
  • Designer: Phillip Silver
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A Common Man's Guide to Loving Women

  • By: Andrew Moodie
  • Venue: NAC Studio
  • Year: 1999
  • Designer: Victoria Wallace
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The Glass Menagerie

  • By: Tennessee Williams
  • Venue: NAC Theatre
  • Year: 1997
  • Designer: Cameron Porteous
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Chère Mademoiselle Éléna

  • By: Liudmilla Razoumovstaïa
  • Venue: NAC Studio
  • Year: 1995
  • Designer: Roméo Savoie
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Amelia!

  • By: John Gray
  • Venue: NAC Theatre
  • Year: 1994
  • Designer: Morris Ertman
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Sisters

  • By: Marie Laberge
  • Venue: NAC Studio
  • Year: 1993
  • Designer: Marcel Dauphinais
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Alanienouidet

  • By: Marianne Ackerman, Robert Lepage
  • Venue: NAC Studio
  • Year: 1992
  • Designer: Robert Lepage
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Fences

  • By: August Wilson
  • Venue: NAC Theatre
  • Year: 1992
  • Designer: Michael Nemirsky
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Jitters

  • By: David French
  • Venue: NAC Theatre
  • Year: 1991
  • Designer: Michael Eagan
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Cinq nô modernes

  • By: Yukio Mishima
  • Venue: NAC Theatre
  • Year: 1991
  • Designer: Alain Tanguay
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Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing

  • By: Highway Tomson
  • Venue: NAC Theatre
  • Year: 1991
  • Designer: John Ferguson
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Memories of You

  • By: Wendy Lill
  • Venue: NAC Studio
  • Year: 1990
  • Designer: Stephen Degenstein
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A Map of the World

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  • Venue: NAC Theatre
  • Year: 1990
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The Lion in Winter

  • By: James Goldman
  • Venue: NAC Theatre
  • Year: 1989
  • Designer: Helen Jarvis
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Les Fantastiques

  • By: Tom Jones
  • Venue: NAC Studio
  • Year: 1988
  • Designer: Pierre Perrault
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Angel Square

  • By: Alan Davis
  • Venue: NAC Studio
  • Year: 1987
  • Designer: Leslie Macaulay
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Jennie's Story

  • By: Betty Lambert
  • Venue: NAC Theatre
  • Year: 1986
  • Designer: Sue LePage
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Noises Off

  • By: Michael Frayn
  • Venue: NAC Theatre
  • Year: 1986
  • Designer: Phillip Silver
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Can't Pay? Won't Pay!

  • By: Dario Fo
  • Venue: NAC Theatre
  • Year: 1986
  • Designer: Leslie Macaulay
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Jacob's Wake

  • By: Michael Cooke
  • Venue: NAC Theatre
  • Year: 1986
  • Designer: John Ferguson
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