Canadian theater sparks outrage after announcing black-only performances

January 30, 2023

A taxpayer-funded Canadian theater organization has sparked outrage after announcing an event that will only allow “Black-identifying audiences” to attend. National Arts Centre“Cultural Apartheid. “So given that the National Arts Centre now does single-race-only shows, are they planning on doing a whites only show?” a third questioned. The two events are scheduled for Feb. 17 and May 5 at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Canada. National Arts Centre: FacebookHowever, in spite of its own announcement, a spokesperson for the NAC told Quillette podcaster Jonathan Kay that ushers will not be race-checking attendees at the door.