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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):
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.
Between Arts Commons, the Telus Convention Centre and Olympic Plaza, there is a lot going on – some of which might affect your usual route to the theatre. We’ve outlined a couple of events coming up that affect +15 access and the roads around Arts Commons – so please be sure to have a look before your performance date arrives.
Do you still have a few names to cross off your holiday shopping list? Not to fret, there are plenty one-of-a-kind, local gifts, many of which can be purchased online. We’ve picked our top five choices:
We sat down with Alberta Theatre Projects Subscribers and Donors Brian and Susan to learn more about their serial theatre-going, as well as the many other ways they soak up the arts, culture, and food scene in Calgary!
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:
Featuring dazzling acrobatics and a live, original music score, Alberta Theatre Projects’ modern-day adaptation of Charlotte’s Web brings with it a brand new take to its encore production of this timeless story, filled with the everlasting magic fans have always loved.