The Merritt Awards celebrate Nova Scotia’s outstanding talent in the theatre industry. Named for the late Dalhousie Theatre professor, Robert Merritt, the awards were established in 2002 and annually highlight the wealth and calibre of theatre creation and production in the province. This year's ceremony takes place Monday, April 15th at Alderney Landing and you can purchase tickets here!
Theatre Nova Scotia is a registered charity dedicated to celebrating live theatre in Nova Scotia. We are a small, but mighty team that provides awareness, marketing and production assistance to a vast network of members including theatre artists, professional and community theatre companies, and associate organizations. We celebrate theatre with three major programs annually - the Robert Merritt Theatre Awards, the PERFORM! Artists in Schools program, and the Nova Scotia High School Drama Festival.