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Registration Still Open for TLA Fringe Festival Symposium

September 13th, 2016 | Events, Media, Members, Symposia

The TLA Symposium Planning Committee invites you to register for the upcoming event: Fringe Festivals: Live Theatre on the Edge to be held Thursday, October 13th at the Judson Memorial Church in New York City. This exciting one-day event is bringing together a mix of theatre professionals, academics, and librarian/archivists to talk about the concept […]

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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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Join TLA on the Fringe!

May 2nd, 2016 | ASTR, Events, Members, Symposia

The Theatre Library Association’s Symposium planning committee is pleased to announce our fourth symposium on fringe theatre taking place on October 13, 2016 at the Judson Memorial Church in New York City. This year’s theme is Fringe Festivals : Live theatre on the edge and will include a day-long event bringing together scholars, performers, archivists, […]

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Westward Ho! Tour of Portland Center Stage at the ASTR-TLA Annual Conference, November 6, 2015

November 25th, 2015 | ASTR, Conferences, Events

We couldn’t have asked for a better day to get out and about in Portland.  For once, the weather in the Pacific Northwest cooperated, giving us a mild fall day devoid of rain.  Some of us walked from the Marriott, others took the street car or light rail, but a group of about twenty conference […]

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TLA Plenary “Adventures in the Archives” – ASTR 2015

November 20th, 2015 | ASTR, Conferences, Events

The TLA Plenary at the American Society for Theatre Research conference in November was a terrific success. In collaboration with the conference themes of advocacy and urgency, we opened our call for proposals by recalling the TNT series “The Librarians,” in which a group of scholars and historians become action heroes as they safeguard some […]

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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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From the La MaMa Archives: Preserving the Videotaped Record of 1970s-Era Experimental Theatre

October 30th, 2015 | Events, Related Organizations

We had a packed house on October 19 for “Preserving the Videotaped Record of 1970s-era Experimental Theatre: A Screening and Panel Discussion.” More than fifty people gathered in La MaMa’s newest venue, The Downstairs, to screen newly digitized clips documenting La MaMa’s 1972 and 1973 seasons–and to discuss the challenge of preserving this kind of legacy video […]

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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 Book Awards Ceremony

September 30th, 2015 | Book Awards, Events

Hello TLA members and fans! Our book awards jurors have finished reading this year’s nominees and they’ve chosen some wonderful books to recognize this year at a ceremony in New York.  TLA is thrilled to invite you to the annual presentation of the Theatre Library Association’s Book Awards, honoring English language works of scholarship on […]

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2015 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards

May 1st, 2015 | Events

The TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards will be presented tonight, May 1, 6:30pm at the Hudson Theatre in New York City. Congratulations to Jess Goldstein, Douglas W. Schmidt, Brian Hemesath, and Gino Bifulco – T.O. Dey Shoes. There will be a Memorial Tribute to Raoul Pène Du Bois. Additional information can be found here.   Image Description: Racks […]

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