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Library: Read Jim Guedo’s Purple Play Picks – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads Doug Mertz has received his August book bag curated by Jim Guedo. Bingo by Daniel MacIvor: Five classmates come together for their thirtieth high-school reunion. Some see it as a welcome trip home, while others see it as an obligation, and a few never even left. But as the night wears

Library: Get Outside The Lines with #TA150CDNPlays – Theatre Alberta

#TA150CDNPlays:  Theatre Alberta Library’s 150 Canadian Plays Challenge on Drama Online Theatre Alberta Library is participating in Outside the Lines for the third year! Outside the Lines is a weeklong celebration demonstrating the creativity and innovation happening in libraries around the world. More than 200 organizations from all over the

Library: Read Abby Webb’s Purple Play Picks – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads Doug Mertz has received his July book bag curated by Abby Webb. Butcher by Nicolas Billon: An old man in a military uniform and a Santa hat is dumped at the police station. He doesn’t speak English, and a lawyer’s business card is baited on the meat hook that hangs on his

Library: Read Kate Newby’s Purple Play Picks – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads Doug Mertz has received his June book bag curated by Kate Newby. Such Creatures by Judith Thompson: A young inner-city girl is on the cusp of the biggest fight of her young life. An elderly woman remembers her youth as a Polish Jew scrapping for survival in an internment camp. Both emanate

Library: Read Tara Beagan’s Purple Play Picks – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads Doug Mertz has received his May book bag curated by Tara Beagan. The Hours That Remain by Keith Barker: A moving, emotionally charged story of loss, bereavement, and unfaltering hope. Denise has spent the last five years dedicated to uncovering the truth behind her sister Michelle’s disappearance. Haunted by loose ends,

Library: Read Playwrights Canada Scripts Online – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads Theatre Alberta Library now has access to two new and exciting online databases! Through Drama Online, our members can now read Playwrights Canada Press plays and watch plays through Stage on Screen free online. To access the databases, click here. PLAYWRIGHTS CANADA PRESS The Playwrights Canada Press collection features over 170

Library: Read Michelle Thorne’s Purple Play Picks – Theatre Alberta

#PurplePlayPicks Doug Mertz has received his April book bag curated by Michelle Thorne. TAKE A LOOK AT Michelle’S PICKS and letter for doug! Hello Doug, First off let me say how much fun I have had putting together these selections for you. I was thrilled when I received the invitation from Theatre

Library: Read Trevor Rueger’s Purple Play Picks – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads Doug Mertz has received his March book bag curated by Trevor Rueger. TAKE A LOOK AT Trevor’S PICKS! Late Company by Jordan Tannahill. Described by Torontoist as a “searing, unforgettable drama”, Late  Company uncovers layers of parental and political hypocrisy at a suburban dinner party where grief is the loudest guest. The Rez Sisters

Library: Read Beth Graham’s Purple Play Picks – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads Doug Mertz has received his February book bag curated by Beth Graham. TAKE A LOOK AT Beth’S PICKS! Blood: A Scientific Romance by Calgary playwright Meg Braem. A play about sisters, loss, and the ties that bind. A History of Breathing by Saskatchewan playwright Daniel Macdonald. Two boats float

Library: Read Liz Nicholls’ Purple Play Picks – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads As part of the Purple Play Club, held this past September, we asked participants to share pictures of themselves reading in their community. Those who did were entered to win a yearlong subscription to curated library bags delivered to their door each month. Doug Mertz took home the prize! Doug received his January bag this

Library: Read Jenna Rodgers’ Purple Play Picks

#FridayReads As part of the Purple Play Club, held this September, we asked participants to share pictures of themselves reading around the community. Those who did were entered to win a yearlong subscription to curated library bags delivered to their door each month. A big CONGRATS to Doug Mertz for taking home the

Library: Read Marty Chan’s Purple Play Picks

#FridayReads As part of the Purple Play Club, held this September, we asked participants to share pictures of themselves reading around the community. Those who did were entered to win a yearlong subscription to curated library bags delivered to their door each month. A big CONGRATS to Doug Mertz for taking home

Library: Read Mieko Ouchi’s Purple Play Picks

#ThursdayReads As part of the Purple Play Club, held this September, we asked participants to share pictures of themselves reading around the community. Those who did were entered to win a yearlong subscription to curated library bags delivered to their door each month. A big CONGRATS to Doug Mertz for taking home

Library: World Teacher Day – Oct 5

#FridayReads Looking for new exercises to teach your drama students? Want to incorporate theatre into your Social Studies class? We’ve got you covered! In celebration of World Teacher Day we are highlighting some of the teaching resources we have in the Library. Find resources for elementary school, high school, and everything

Library: The Purple Play Club wraps up for another year

#SaturdayReads Thank you to everyone who took part in the Purple Play Club as part of Outside the Lines. In less than 10 days we mailed out 66 Purple Bags and 198 Canadian plays to Theatre Alberta members all over the province. We loved seeing everyone’s #TApurpleplay posts on Twitter and

Library: Sign up for the Purple Play Club and Get Outside the Lines – Theatre Alberta

Theatre Alberta’s Library is participating in Outside the Lines, a weeklong celebration demonstrating the creativity and innovation happening in libraries around the world. More than 230 libraries from Canada, Denmark, Croatia, United Kingdom, Puerto Rico, and all over the United States are participating from September 11-17. How it works: Sign

Library – Get Outside the Lines – The Blue Bag Book Club is BACK!

Theatre Alberta’s Library is participating in Outside the Lines again this year. Outside the Lines is a weeklong celebration demonstrating the creativity and innovation happening in libraries around the world. More than 230 organizations from Canada, Denmark, Croatia, United Kingdom, Puerto Rico, and all over the United States are participating

Library: Featuring Playwright Hannah Moscovitch – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads Hannah Moscovitch is an Ontario-born playwright that has started to capture national interest over the past few years. Described as the “dark angel of Toronto theatre” (Toronto Star), Hannah brings a theatrical style that challenges viewers on both an emotional and intellectual level. Her plays combine jarring themes with

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