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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Five Last Minute, Local Holiday Gifts
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:
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:
Five fun facts about the cast of Charlotte’s Web
1. Actor Phil Fulton, playing both the Gander and John Arable in Charlotte’s Web, is no stranger to animals. Phil is the Community Outreach Manager for the Calgary Humane Society!
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:
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.
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!