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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

What’s On (Edmonton): Announcing 2016 – 2017 Line-up of Plays! – Script Salon

Edmonton’s monthly play reading series announces line-up for 2016/2017 season! The first Sunday of every month features a reading of a new play by an Alberta based playwright. From dramatic monologues to full length plays featuring a dozen actors, from rollicking farces to heart breaking tragedies, from works by world

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

Calling All Grade 12s: Guide to One Acts – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads Going in to Grade 12 this year? Putting on a One Act? Still looking for a play that you’re excited about doing? Check out this list the Theatre Alberta Library has put together! There are a few classic high school One Acts, as well as some others we’re excited

Library: It’s Heritage Day! Go Read a Play! – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads In celebration of Heritage Day long weekend we pulled together a list of playwrights from diverse cultures and backgrounds, from all over the world. This list is merely a taste of the many, wonderful plays and playwrights out there. Who would you add? What plays or playwrights do you

Library: Brush up on thy Shakespeare – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads Has’t thee seen any Shakespeare this summer? Get thyself to a play and take in one of the many Shakespeare festivals around Alberta. Of course, thee may wanteth to brush up on thy Shakespeare ere catching one of these classics. Cometh on down to the Theatre Alberta Library and immerse

Library: New Canadian Plays on Display – Theatre Alberta

New Canadian Plays in Celebration of Canada Day!  We at Theatre Alberta pride ourselves on the Canadian materials available through our Library. From plays, musicals, periodicals, and reference materials, to everything in between, we have over 3,700 Canadian titles. In honor of Canada Day, here are some new Canadian titles

Library: 90 plays to celebrate National Aboriginal Day – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads June 21 marked the 20th Anniversary of National Aboriginal Day. To celebrate, Theatre Alberta is excited to showcase 12 First Nations and Metis playwrights and over 90 plays, collections, and reference materials, all of which you can find in our Library today.  Many of these playwrights and titles were featured

Library: 49 plays by Women of Colour. Spread the word! – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads As a part of their Walk the Walk: National Festival of Asian Canadian Women initiative, fu-GEN Theatre Company just released The 49. Compiled by Yvette Nolan, Donna-Michelle St. Bernard, Jenna Rodgers, and Mel Hague, this is a list of “49 plays by Women of Colour that you can program

Library: Rainbow of Plays – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads Today marks the 36th annual Edmonton Pride Festival, and we at the Theatre Alberta Library couldn’t be more proud to showcase just a few of the LGBTQ2S+ titles we have in our collection. More new and exciting LGBTQ+ titles, such as Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori’s musical adaptation of

Library: Amelia Earhart and other women pioneers – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads On this day in 1932 Amelia Earhart became first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. Check out “Amelia Lives” and “Excursion Fare” in the library to learn more about this aviation pioneer and let your imagination soar! For more inspiration here are five more plays about female pioneers

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