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
Theatre Alberta’s annual Gift-A-Play campaign, in support of Canada’s largest fully-circulating, independent theatre library, is once again upon us! We are asking for your help to add to our most valuable resource. How does Gift-A-Play work? Well, we created a ‘Wish List’ on Amazon of titles that our Library would like to add
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
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
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
CanRevue As a way of drawing some attention to the cuts at the CBC, Playwrights Guild Canada is publishing a very special edition of CanRevue featuring radio plays. Every one of us out there has had a special relationship with radio drama. Much like a parent reading us to sleep, it
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.
Looking for a stage production, and eventual movie set in the long run on my newly published and captivating Drama titled: ‘Ome Ihe Jide ofo Afo.’ The play can be purchased at Amazon.ca (click here to view) and will be available at the Theater Alberta’s Library later in May 2014.
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 –
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
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
Once again we must announce that one of our lovely librarians will be leaving Theatre Alberta this month. Chris Profiri started her library career with Theatre Alberta in 2001. If you’ve ever been into the Theatre Alberta Library on a Monday night or Saturday, or during the summer, you would have met
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
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
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
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