Carol Burnett to make a stop at the NAC this November

She might be 84 years old, but Carol Burnett is showing no signs of slowing down at all.

The legendary comedian will be coming to the National Arts Centre on Nov. 2 as part of a tour of cities this fall. She’ll also be stopping in Toronto (Oct. 30) and Montreal (Nov. 4).

The appearance announcement follows closely on the heels of the announcement of a new Netflix series featuring Burnett. The 12 episode series is called A Little Help with Carol Burnett and it features Burnett engaged in unscripted comedy with a panel of eight-year-olds as they demonstrate how different generations solve life’s biggest dilemmas. The series is expected to  premiere in 2018.

Her show in Ottawa is called An Evening of Laughter and Reflection Where the Audience Asks the Questions. And she means it. The booking is a pay-off for an on-going push to convince bigger name artists that the NAC and Ottawa is a place they shouldn’t ignore.

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Peter Robb began his connection with the arts community in Ottawa in the mid-1980s when he was the administrator and public relations director of the Great Canadian Theatre Company. After a long career in journalism with the Ottawa Citizen where he served in a number of different posts he returned to the arts when he became the Citizen's arts editor.