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Library: New Edmonton-Area Satellite Location

  CHECK OUT OUR NEW EDMONTON-AREA SATELLITE LOCATION! In an effort to serve our Edmonton and region members better, the Theatre Alberta Library is excited to announce the launch of a new TRIAL satellite location. Our members can now pick-up and drop-off library items at: Fringe Theatre  ATB Financial Arts

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

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: Thank you Gift-a-Play Donors – Theatre Alberta

$600 WORTH OF BOOKS DONATED! Our sincerest thanks go out to all of you who so generously supported our Gift-a-Play donation campaign. Theatre Alberta received 34 books worth $600 and a few have already been requested! Each one of the gifted books has a 2016 Gift-a-Play label affixed to the

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

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