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TLA President’s Remarks at ASTR/TLA Conference 2017

November 22nd, 2017 | ASTR, Awards, Book Awards, Conferences, Events, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award, Members, Membership, Performing Arts Resources, President's Blog, Related Organizations

November 18, 2017 Good afternoon.  It is my pleasure and privilege to serve as President of the Theatre Library Association and on behalf of TLA thank you to the ASTR Officers, Executive Committee, Conference Program Chairs, and Conference Program Committee.  I begin with a report on the activities of the American Theatre Archive Project on […]

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TLA Now Accepting 2018 Book Award Nominations

October 26th, 2017 | Awards, Book Awards, Book/Media Reviews, Events, Publications

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Theatre Library Association Book Awards! Presented annually, the Theatre Library Association Book Awards recognize works of performing arts scholarship published during the previous calendar year that demonstrate exemplary use and interpretation of library and archival collections. The two award categories are: The George Freedley Memorial Award honors English-language […]

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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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Theatre Library Association Announces 2015 Book Award Winners!

August 21st, 2016 | Book Awards, Book/Media Reviews, Events

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 2015. The 2015 George Freedley Memorial Award for an exemplary work in the field of live theatre or performance will be awarded to Terry Alford for Fortune’s Fool: The […]

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LAST CALL FOR 2015 TLA BOOK AWARD NOMINATIONS

February 19th, 2016 | Book Awards, Book/Media Reviews, Publications

Hello from the TLA Book Awards Committee! For the past several months we’ve been receiving nominations and submissions for the TLA Book Awards, honoring English language works of scholarship on theatre, film, and broadcasting, published in 2015. We’ve also been busily dispatching the submitted books to our jurors, who’ve already started the review process. But […]

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