| 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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| Charlotte's Web

5 reasons to look forward to ATP’s 2017 holiday show Charlotte’s Web!

1. It is the perfect family night out. This holiday season is your opportunity to share the beloved children’s story of your favourite piglet and spider with a new generation. Every child should experience the everlasting magic of Charlotte’s Web. Back by popular demand, it’s Calgary’s #1 holiday show!

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| Events

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 To the Light Exchange events.

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| To the Light

Personal connections to ATP’s world premiere of To the Light

For two cast/crew members of Alberta Theatre Projects‘ play To the Light, the story has held special meaning to them well before its being part of ATP’s 2017-18 season.

Talented Calgary actress Julie Orton has been a devotee of Virginia Woolf’s writing years prior to being cast as Lily in ATP’s current play To the Light, a script by playwright Evelyne de la Chenelière and inspired by Virginia Woolf’s novel To the Lighthouse:

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| Helpful Information

Date Night: 5 Tips for Planning a Theatre Night in Calgary

An incredible date night of arts and culture is well within reach.

You’re looking for a sexy and sophisticated night out, but you haven’t been to the theatre in awhile. It’s okay. We get it. It can be intimidating. But a night at the theatre in Calgary is not only a memorable experience, but a super easy and economical one too. We’ve developed a guide to enjoying a perfect night of local entertainment — and getting the best value for your dollar.

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| ATP News

2017 Governor General’s Literary Awards: a Celebration of Canadian Writers

With this month’s big announcement of the 2017 Governor General Literary Awards nominees came the exciting news of Michael Healey’s political comedy 1979, a script developed and premiered at Alberta Theatre Projects, having been nominated in the drama category!

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| Helpful Information

ATP’s Recommends: Pre-Show Food and Dining

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!

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