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Library: First books from Gift-A-Play 2014 have arrived!

We were thrilled earlier today when our first package of books to arrive from our 2014 Gift-A-Play Library campaign arrived in the mail. And it was a great pair of Canadian plays to start off with too! Thank you Doug Mertz and Stefano Muneroni for your gifts of Armstrong’s War by

Event (Calgary): Play Readings & Book Launch – Caroline Russell-King

We’re thrilled for playwright (and long time Theatre Alberta member) Caroline Russell-King, as she launches her collection of three plays Palliser Suite – which marks Frontenac House’s 100th book. Palliser Suite is a trilogy of one act plays set in the Palliser Hotel and written in homage to Neil Simon. Caroline has received

News (National): 2014 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama announced

   Each year, the Governor General’s Literary Awards (the GGs) honour the best in Canadian literature. As Canada’s national literary awards, the GGs represent the rich diversity of Canadian literature and its authors, translators and illustrators. The 2014 GGs for Drama | Théâtre have been awarded to:  Jordan Tannahill for

Library: New reference books catalogued and available for lending!

     Theatre Alberta’s Librarians catalogued 15 new reference books over the weekend and added them to the stacks of Canada’s largest fully circulating, independent theatre library. These new acquisitions are now available for lending – remember, we mail titles free-of-charge to our members outside of Edmonton. Click here to

Theatre Alberta welcomes our 2014 Summer Program Assistants

Welcome to our three Summer Program Assistants at Theatre Alberta! Supporting our work with three of our largest programs during the summer months, please help us welcome (from to left to right): Dramaworks Program Assistant, Dennie Hamaliuk. Dennie is enrolled in the Arts and Cultural Management progam at MacEwan University.

Library: Donation messages for our Gift A Play campaign

For every book we receive through our Gift A Play campaign, we will add a donation sticker (see above) that indicates who donated the title to our Library. In addition to adding your name to our Gift A Play web page, we also would love to publish your donation message –

Library: 2013 Gift A Play titles starting to arrive!

They’ve already started to arrive! Thank you Kim McCaw and Mari Sasano for your gifts of The (Post) Mistress by Tomson Highway and Trigger by Daniel MacIvor. Your books are being catalogued and will soon be available to borrow from Canada’s largest independent theatre library! So far, nine titles worth

News (Alberta): Theatre Alberta launches 2nd Annual Gift A Play Library Donation Campaign

Theatre Alberta launches our 2013 fundraising campaign: Gift A Play to Theatre Alberta’s Library for Christmas. Theatre Alberta’s Library is our most valuable resource. We have more than 18,500 titles in our collection, from plays and how-to guides to reference materials. Our 2013 “Wish List” contains 119 more titles to add to our shelves! The Library’s

Theatre Alberta’s Library launches eScript service

Theatre Alberta’s Library is proud to launch our eScript service! Albertans produce dozens of new theatrical works every year, but only a fraction of those plays are ever published in print form. Theatre Alberta is excited to provide a new resource for our community access those plays once their runs

Gift A Play Profile: The Murder Room

In support of our 2012 Gift A Play campaign, Theatre Alberta’s Library has profiled five titles featured on our Amazon.ca Wish List. We hope that by end of our campaign you will be able to access all of these titles in our Library. This is the second of our weekly

Gift A Play Profile: The Haunting

In support of our 2012 Gift A Play campaign, Theatre Alberta’s Library has profiled five titles featured on our Amazon.ca Wish List. We hope that by end of our campaign you will be able to access all of these titles in our Library. This is the first of our weekly

Gift A Play to Theatre Alberta’s Library for Christmas!

Today is National Philanthropy Day and we so very excited to launch our 2012 fundraising campaign: Gift A Play to Theatre Alberta’s Library for Christmas. Theatre Alberta’s Library is our most valuable resource: we have more than 18,500 titles in our stacks of plays, how-to guides, reference materials, collections and

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