Posts Tagged: theatre

| Empire of the Son

5 Things to Know about Empire of the Son

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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| Empire of the Son

This Week’s Exchange Events at ATP

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.

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| Charlotte's Web

Personal Connections to Charlotte’s Web

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:

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| Charlotte's Web

The Adventures of ATPig!

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:

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| Charlotte's Web

GIVE THE GIFT OF THEATRE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Don’t yet have tickets to ATP’s Family Holiday Show, Charlotte’s Web? On Black Friday, you can purchase tickets for the following performances of Charlotte’s Web at 20% off:

  • November 30 at 7:30PM 
  • December 1 at 7:30PM
  • December 2 at 6:00PM
| Charlotte's Web

The Revival of Charlotte’s Web

Everyone’s read Charlotte’s Web: E.B. White’s classic children’s book about the unlikely friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a spider called Charlotte. A story that follows Wilbur from his beginnings as a scrawny piglet who’s spared from becoming pork chops by a young girl named Fern. Originally written in 1952, this year has become that of a renaissance for the treasured children’s tale for a few key reasons.

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