Empire of the Son is Tetsuro Shigematsu’s west coast hit show that has Canadians charmed, and now it’s in the Martha Cohen Theatre for the second half of the 32nd Annual High Performance Rodeo! What’s Empire of the Son all about, and why was it created? Here are five things to know about this fan favourite production by Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre (VACT):
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You can join us at ATP all season long for fun and friendly events where audiences and artists meet and mingle to explore the themes of the plays and celebrate the art of live theatre. Plus: all Exchange events are included with the purchase of your ticket! Read on to find out what we have planned for this week’s Empire of the Son Exchange events.
The wildly talented Calgary-based Actor Nadien Chu is currently performing in The Martha Cohen Theatre, cast in ATP’s 2017 Holiday Show Charlotte’s Web in three roles: Edith Zuckerman, the Goose of the Zuckerman Farm, and a County Fair Spectator. For her role as an elderly fair spectator alongside Actor Sarah Wheeldon, Chu drew special inspiration from both her childhood connection to the story of Charlotte’s Web and a very dear family member:
During Alberta Theatre Projects’ Annual Tweet Night on Tuesday, November 21 wherein both audience members and artists tweeted live from the Martha Cohen Theatre during the first preview performance of Charlotte’s Web, a fresh new face took over the ATP Twitter and Instagram feed: ATPig! In case you missed it, here’s what ATPig shared on Tweet Night:
What better way to amp-up your theatre-going experience than by grabbing some delicious pre-show eats? Calgary boasts an embarrassment of riches when it comes to fantastic downtown restaurants in the theatre district, so which one do you choose? Well, we’ve got a few recommends to narrow your choice a little. Plus, hit any of these places up, and not only will you be treated to some incredible culinary creations, you’ll also be supporting restaurants who support ATP and share in our passion for bringing as much awesome as possible to Calgarians!