We’re thrilled to announce the creation of the World Theatre Collection in the Theatre Alberta Library.
If you’re looking for plays for young adults be sure to check out the Theatre Alberta Library!
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.
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
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
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
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,
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
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
Obtaining rights to produce a play can seem daunting for new producers; however, it is not as complex as it might sound. In most cases, rights are only a phone call or a simple online application form away. The first step is to find out who holds the production
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
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
$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 –
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
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
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
#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
#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