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Children’s Literature on Stage

Adaptations of: Stuart Little; Wind in the Willows; Getting Near to Baby; Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry; Charlotte’s Web; Hanna’s Suitcase; Treasure Island; The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe; The Neverending Story; The Velveteen Rabbit; The Bridge to Terabithia; Little Women; Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing; The Cay; and the Adventures of Robin Hood are all available at the Theatre Alberta Library.

Theatre Alberta Library: 24 Days of Plays

We would like to have a little fun this holiday season so we created: It’s our gift to you for being solid supporters of Theatre Alberta! Each day in December – until the 24th – a title of a play will appear on our Facebook posts, Twitter feed and our

Theatre Alberta Library: The 2018 Gift-A-Play donation campaign is underway!

Please help to support Canada’s largest fully circulating, independent theatre library by adding new titles to our collection. This year’s Wish Lists contain selections of titles that we would like to add to the library collection, but could not purchase on this year’s budget. Our first wish list is from

Library: It’s acquisitions time!?!?! – Theatre Alberta

Nothing overwhelms me like acquiring scripts for the library. It hits me like a tidal wave. I mean, it’s like being the proverbial kid in a candy store! Everywhere I look, I find lots of titles that would be good for our collection. In doing research for the annual acquisitions

eScript: Almost the Pioneer Brewing Company by Linda Wood Edwards

    Almost the Pioneer Brewing Company by Linda Wood Edwards  eSCRIPT – Almost the Pioneer Brewing Company  (2018) (The secured PDF file will download automatically from Google Drive when you click on the play title.)     Genre: Comedy Acts: One Time: 10 minutes Characters: 2 female Sybella: over 100 years old,

Library: Books, books, so many books….. – Theatre Alberta

What do you do with all those books you don’t want anymore? There are many ways to recycle your volumes: Share with friends, neighbors or colleagues. Set up a mini share station at your workplace, church or other local gathering place (with permission of course) where you can leave a


Library: Looking for English Accent and Dialect Resources? – Theatre Alberta

If you’re getting ready for your next show and are looking to get the English accent or dialect of your character just right, check out these two great online resources: International Dialects of English Archive (IDEA) specializes in English-language accents and dialects heard around the world. Access to the archive is

Go Read A Play

Library: Celebrating World Theatre Day and Diversity! – Theatre Alberta

  Today is the day we celebrate theatre – it’s World Theatre Day. UNESCO’s International Theatre Institute (ITI) initiated this special day 57 years ago and theatre communities around the globe have been celebrating ever since – we promote, create awareness, enjoy and share theatre, and we share the annual message

Freedom to Read Week
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Library: We Read Banned Books! – Theatre Alberta

  Books are challenged and banned from libraries every day. Only 30% of challenged books make it back onto the library shelves. On February 25th to March 3rd, we celebrate Freedom to Read Week by reading some of the many challenged and banned books available at our library: The Curious


Library: Thank You Gift-A-Play Donors – Theatre Alberta

  $400 worth of books donated! Thank you so much to all of you who so generously supported our Gift-a-Play donation campaign. Theatre Alberta received 21 books worth $400. All the books have arrived and we’re cataloguing as fast as we can. Most of the books are already available for borrowing –

Under Wraps
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Library: Are You Ready for Some Holiday Cheer? – Theatre Alberta

We had too much wrapping paper and wanted to give you a little holiday surprise so we created Under Wraps! We’ve wrapped 60 titles that are all recent additions to our library, just for the fun of it! Pick a number from 1-60 (or 2 or 3 numbers). We’ll lend you

Library: 2017 Gift-A-Play Donation Campaign

  Theatre Alberta Library’s 2017 Gift-A-Play donation campaign has arrived! Please help to support Canada’s largest fully circulating, independent theatre library by adding new titles to our collection.This year we’ve created two Wish Lists with selections of titles that the we would like to add to the library collection, but could

GG Drama Award Finalists
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Library: 2017 GG’s Literary Award Winners!

The 2017 Winners of the Governor General’s Literary Awards have been Announced! The Canada Council for the Arts announced the winners of this year’s GG Literary Awards on Tuesday. The Awards annually celebrates the best Canadian books – this year’s English-language Drama Award Winner is Hiro Kanagawa‘s Indian Arm. There

Library: Read Mark Hopkins’ Purple Play Picks – Theatre Alberta

  #FridayReads Doug Mertz has received his September book bag curated by Mark Hopkins! As this is the 12th and final Purple Play Club book bag, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of the curators who participated in this event. We wouldn’t have been able to compile these

Library: 150 Canadian Plays Challenge Wrap-up – Theatre Alberta

  #TA150CDNPlays  Thank you so much to everyone who participated in Theatre Alberta Library’s 150 Canadian Plays Challenge on Drama Online (#TA150CDNPlays!) A total of 10 members read 40 plays this week. While we did not quite meet our goal of reading 150 plays, we hope that everyone who participated learned

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