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Children’s Literature on Stage

Adaptations of: Stuart Little; Wind in the Willows; Getting Near to Baby; Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry; Charlotte’s Web; Hanna’s Suitcase; Treasure Island; The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe; The Neverending Story; The Velveteen Rabbit; The Bridge to Terabithia; Little Women; Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing; The Cay; and the Adventures of Robin Hood are all available at the Theatre Alberta Library.


Announcement (Alberta): Theatre Alberta Library To Resume Circulation By Mail

  The Theatre Alberta Library will resume circulation – via Canada Post only – to all Theatre Alberta members on June 29, 2020.   Our free mailing service will be available to all members, including those living in Edmonton and surrounding areas. Edmonton members who currently have Library books they’d

Workshop (Online): New Play Exchange Offers Free Webinars

    The New Play Exchange ® (NPX) is the world’s largest digital library of scripts by living writers. The NPX, a National New Play Network program, is flipping the script on the ways in which new work is shared and discovered. National New Play Network (NNPN) is an alliance


Library: Looking for English Accent and Dialect Resources? – Theatre Alberta

If you’re getting ready for your next show and are looking to get the English accent or dialect of your character just right, check out these two great online resources: International Dialects of English Archive (IDEA) specializes in English-language accents and dialects heard around the world. Access to the archive is

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Library: Celebrating World Theatre Day and Diversity! – Theatre Alberta

  Today is the day we celebrate theatre – it’s World Theatre Day. UNESCO’s International Theatre Institute (ITI) initiated this special day 57 years ago and theatre communities around the globe have been celebrating ever since – we promote, create awareness, enjoy and share theatre, and we share the annual message

Freedom to Read Week
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Library: We Read Banned Books! – Theatre Alberta

  Books are challenged and banned from libraries every day. Only 30% of challenged books make it back onto the library shelves. On February 25th to March 3rd, we celebrate Freedom to Read Week by reading some of the many challenged and banned books available at our library: The Curious


Library: Thank You Gift-A-Play Donors – Theatre Alberta

  $400 worth of books donated! Thank you so much to all of you who so generously supported our Gift-a-Play donation campaign. Theatre Alberta received 21 books worth $400. All the books have arrived and we’re cataloguing as fast as we can. Most of the books are already available for borrowing –

GG Drama Award Finalists
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Library: 2017 GG’s Literary Award Winners!

The 2017 Winners of the Governor General’s Literary Awards have been Announced! The Canada Council for the Arts announced the winners of this year’s GG Literary Awards on Tuesday. The Awards annually celebrates the best Canadian books – this year’s English-language Drama Award Winner is Hiro Kanagawa‘s Indian Arm. There

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

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