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Access to ATP and The Martha Cohen Theatre this Holiday Season

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.

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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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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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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

This Week’s Special 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 Exchange events.

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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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