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Join us for The 2016 TLA Book Awards Ceremony!

September 28th, 2017 | Awards, Book Awards, Events, Publications

The Theatre Library Association is thrilled to invite you to the annual presentation of the TLA Book Awards, honoring English language works of scholarship on theatre, film, and broadcasting, published in 2016. The TLA Book Awards Ceremony will include remarks from some of this year’s winners, readings from the winning books, and a pop-up exhibition of materials from the holdings of the New York […]

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Theatre Library Association Announces 2016 Book Award Winners

August 23rd, 2017 | Awards, Book Awards, Book/Media Reviews, Events, Publications

The Theatre Library Association is proud to announce the TLA Book Award winners for English language works of scholarship on theatre, film, and broadcasting, published in 2016. The 2016 George Freedley Memorial Award for an exemplary work in the field of live theatre or performance will be awarded to Peter Benes for For a Short Time […]

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TLA Celebrates Book Awards Winners in New York

December 8th, 2016 | Awards, Book Awards, Book/Media Reviews, Events

Hello TLA Members and Friends! TLA had a busy Fall, with some wonderful events in New York, including the annual Book Awards ceremony, which was held at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on October 14th. We began the evening with some mingling and refreshments (including snacks generously donated by Grandaisy Bakery). […]

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TLA is Happening in New York

October 7th, 2016 | Annual Business Meeting, Awards, Board Meetings, Book Awards, Events, Members

The Theatre Library Association has a cluster of exciting events taking place in New York this October.  We continue to connect performing arts scholars and practitioners to librarians and archivists through unique programming. We hope you will be able to join us for some or all of our events! Here’s the rundown: TLA Symposium: FRINGE […]

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2016 Elections are now open – cast your vote!

October 5th, 2016 | Annual Business Meeting, Awards, Book Awards, Brooks McNamara Scholarship, Elections, Events, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award, Members

An online ballot was sent to TLA personal and institutional members in good standing earlier this past month to vote in the 2016 Elections. Voting is open now, and will continue until 5:00 PM ET on Friday, October 14, 2016. If you are a TLA member and have not received a ballot or are experiencing […]

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JOIN US FOR THE 2015 TLA BOOK AWARDS CEREMONY!

September 29th, 2016 | Awards, Book Awards, Events

The Theatre Library Association is thrilled to invite you to the annual presentation of the TLA Book Awards, honoring English language works of scholarship on theatre, film, and broadcasting, published in 2015.  The TLA Book Awards Ceremony will include remarks from this year’s winners and a display of materials from the holdings of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, with a […]

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2016 Brooks McNamara Performing Arts Librarian Scholarship

May 19th, 2016 | Annual Business Meeting, Awards, Brooks McNamara Scholarship, Students

The Theatre Library Association is pleased to sponsor the Brooks McNamara Performing Arts Librarian Scholarship in memory of the achievements of this beloved theater historian, scholar, educator, and mentor. The Brooks McNamara Performing Arts Librarian Scholarship acknowledges outstanding accomplishments of promising students currently enrolled in ALA-accredited MLIS or archival training programs specializing in performing arts […]

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2015 TLA Book Awards at the Library for the Performing Arts

November 2nd, 2015 | Awards, Book Awards, Events, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award

Hello TLA Members and Friends! We’re delighted to report that our annual event, which was held on Friday October 16th at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (LPA) was a triumphant success! For the first time, this year’s Book Awards ceremony was produced as part of LPA’s Public Programs Series. The event […]

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Distinguished Service Award 2015 – Karen Nickeson

October 1st, 2015 | Awards, Events, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award, Members

The Theatre Library Association Professional Awards Committee is thrilled to announce that Karen Nickeson is the recipient of the 2015 Louis Rachow Distinguished Service in Performing Arts Librarianship Award. Karen’s exemplar career at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts embodies the essence of distinguished service and we are proud to celebrate Karen’s accomplishments […]

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TLA Annouces 2014 Book Award Winners!

September 15th, 2015 | Awards, Book Awards, Book/Media Reviews

The Theatre Library Association is proud to announce the TLA Book Award winners for English language works of scholarship on theatre, film, and broadcasting, published in 2014.   The 2014 George Freedley Memorial Award for an exemplary work in the field of live theatre or performance will be awarded to Arnold Aronson for Ming Cho Lee: […]

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