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Take Center Stage!

calling all musicians, poets and performers!

Open Mic Night!

featuring Dr. T and The Painkillers
Traditional Rock and Roll

NAC Gallery Too!
Thursday, March 19 @ 6:30 PM

mic in the spotlight


Hot Tickets!
In The Theater!


An Evening of New Monologues
and Short Plays by Area Writers
Directed by MaryKay Kelleher

March 20, 21, 27 and 28 @ 8 PM
Tickets - NAC Members $17
Seniors / Students / Military $18
General Admission $20.00

Proceeds to benefit

Donald L. Oat Theater

Refreshments Available









On Exhibit - NAC Gallery!

See It Now!


featuring photography by Susan Parish

opening reception:
Friday, March 6

on exhibit through March 28

gallery hours: 12 - 4 PM



Coming Soon!

Artist / Educators

featuring a showcase by artist / educators at Three Rivers Community College

opening reception:
Friday, April 3

on exhibit through April 25th

gallery hours: 12 - 4 PM

sue parish photograph i heart you



Live Sounds @ the Donald L. Oat

miss lotties cafe









Miss Lottie's Cafe is part of NAC's First Friday Live Sounds


At The Cinema!

the theory of everything film poster

The Theory of Everything

presented by the
Norwich Community Cinema

Donald L. Oat Theater

Saturday, March 14
7:30p PM / doors open 7 PM

$7 at the door

This Oscar-nominated film explores the relationship between famous theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife Jane during his rise to fame.

Oscar Winner for Best Actor

For more updates from NCC, visit their website!


Art exhibits, concerts, open mics. The NORWICH ARTS CENTER continues to host exceptional cultural events in Downtown Norwich. Take a break from the ordinary and join us.

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HOT Tickets

Jim Carpenter & the Hoolios
March 1 at 8 PM

With their unique fusion of Rock, Americana and Latin sounds, the Hoolios return to the Oat stage to deliver another thrilling performance!

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Vagina Monologues
March 15 & 16 at 7:30 PM

Yes, this edgy Eve Ensler monologue play comes again to the Donald L. Oat, with frank discussions of the V-word that range from horrowing to humorous!

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Irish FUNdraiser
March 22 at 6 PM

Keep the spirit of St Patrick's Day going and join us for a night of Celtic music, classic Irish dinner and more!

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Artistic Wanderings 2013
Open Show for all artist
August 2013

More info here »

Thirty Under Thirty
Various Artists
September 2013

More info coming soon!

In the Pink
Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation Show
October 2013

More info coming soon!


Check the gallery page for our exhibit calendar!

Jim Carpenter & the Hoolios
March 1, 2013

A fusion of Rock, Americana and Latin sounds, the Hoolios return to thrill audiences at the Oat!

Eight to the Bar
April 12, 2013

The masters of Swing electrify the room with their irresistibly danceable jump-and-jive tunes! A sold out show every year!

Cool Cat Jazz
May 12, 2013

This ensemble charms audiences with their enthusiatic performances and vibrant jazz sound!

All performances start at 8 PM at the Oat!

More info about our season here »

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