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Climate Change Theatre Action at Saint Mary’s College of California

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST
Saint Mary’s College of California, 1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94556 United States
Free

Climate Change Theatre Action at Saint Mary's College is part of a worldwide series of performances scheduled to coincide with the United Nations’ COP26 conference. This outdoor performance event will include Hannah Cormick's play DREAM/REMEMBER, dance, music, participatory movement, speeches, and prayer. The CCTA project at SMC embodies in microcosm the diverse, intergenerational, interfaith coalition needed to confront the climate crisis and forward the cause of environmental justice in decades to come. Climate Change Theatre Action at SMC is sponsored…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in St. Cloud-Paris, France

December 1 @ 1:35 pm - 2:15 pm PST
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Zoom and MS Commons (APS), 41 Rue Pasteur, 92210 St Cloud France
St. Cloud, 92210 France
Free

The ASP (American School of Paris) Middle School Advanced Theatre presents a zoom performance of two CCTA plays to create an awareness tree of individual and collective actions that can help create change and build conscious awareness that every action counts and contributes. Featured Playwrights: Alister Emerson - MOO! BE QUIET! LAMBCHOP'S SECRET MISSION TO STEAL EVERY COW IN THE WORLDKeith Barker - APOLOGY, MY

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Climate Change Theatre Action at Cal State Fullerton

December 1 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm PST
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California State University, Fullerton, 800 N. State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92831 United States
Free

Students are selecting six plays out of the whole list for our class (Analysis of Literary Forms) to read together. Then students will choose to perform or present on the plays as desired. We are also linking our CCTA activities to an on-campus art exhibit related to air pollution, Kim Abeles' Smog Collectors. This event is not open to the public.

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Chainge Reaction

December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST
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Palomar College Studio Theatre, 1140 W. Mission Rd
San Marcos, 92069 United States
Pay What You Can

The accelerating chain reaction of extreme climate events can only be countered by an equal and opposite change reaction of people dedicated to transformation.   Experience a dynamic selection of short plays from around the world, written to capture the potential of this urgent historical moment.  The performances use humor, poetry, absurdity, physicality and drama to inform, challenge and inspire.  We will  spark hope for the hopeless, insight for the ignorant, action for the apathetic and energy for the engaged.  Get…

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Climate Change Theatre Action at Williams College

December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST
62 Center for Theatre & Dance, Williams College, 1000 Main St
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
Free

Students in Assistant Professor of Theatre Shanti Pillai's Theatre 101 class, “The Art of Playing,” will be inviting their friends to watch four staged readings of the following plays:   Wren Brian – WHEN Nicolas Billon – THE PENGUIN Karen Elias – THE PERSISTENCE OF POSSIBILITY Zoë Svendsen – LOVE OUT OF THE RUINS   The event will take place on Thursday, December 2 at 7 pm in our Centerstage in the 62 Center for Theatre and Dance at Williams…

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Climate Change Theatre Action, Downriver Michigan

December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST
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Undisclosed venue, Detroit, MI United States
Donations accepted

Our event consists of 20 student actors, seven student crew, and four student directors. In addition to the 14 CCTA plays selected, students wrote four of their own, including WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS, WHAT IS CLIMATE CHANGE?, WHAT I LOVE MOST (ABOUT EARTH), and WHAT CAN I DO. In WHAT CAN I DO, the students talk about how they already take action against climate change, make a plan for how they and their community can do more, and express their…

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Climate Change Theatre Action: Directing 1 Class

December 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm PST
Brooks Center for the Performing Arts, 141 Jersey Lane
Clemson, SC 29634 United States
Free

The Clemson Players at Clemson University, in conjunction with the Directing 1 class, are producing a climate change-focused theatre event on Thursday, December 2 in the Bellamy Theatre. We’re excited to be partnering with Climate Change Theatre Action 2021, a dynamic organization that commissioned 5-minute plays from 50 playwrights around the world to speak to our collective need for climate action. Directors from the current directing course will present the following plays: Paula Cizmar – THE PAGEANT, directed by Kasey…

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ECÓTONOSbyECOLAB@CCTA2021

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST
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ECOLAB – Online, São João del-Rei, Brazil
Free

In one more move, ECOLAB directs its gaze and its transmedia performative practice to the concept of ECOTONOS, which refers to transitional environments between two or more neighboring ecosystems, and presents artistic and aesthetic possibilities – ecopoetic at last – to make the transition from the ego to the echo, from an anthropocene culture to an ecocene one through performances and artivist actions, which portray, in a transdisciplinary and multimedia way, the daily life of people in urban areas on…

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Chainge Reaction

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST
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Palomar College Studio Theatre, 1140 W. Mission Rd
San Marcos, 92069 United States
Pay What You Can

The accelerating chain reaction of extreme climate events can only be countered by an equal and opposite change reaction of people dedicated to transformation.   Experience a dynamic selection of short plays from around the world, written to capture the potential of this urgent historical moment.  The performances use humor, poetry, absurdity, physicality and drama to inform, challenge and inspire.  We will  spark hope for the hopeless, insight for the ignorant, action for the apathetic and energy for the engaged.  Get…

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Climate Change Theatre Action, Downriver Michigan

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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Undisclosed venue, Detroit, MI United States
Donations accepted

Our event consists of 20 student actors, seven student crew, and four student directors. In addition to the 14 CCTA plays selected, students wrote four of their own, including WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS, WHAT IS CLIMATE CHANGE?, WHAT I LOVE MOST (ABOUT EARTH), and WHAT CAN I DO. In WHAT CAN I DO, the students talk about how they already take action against climate change, make a plan for how they and their community can do more, and express their…

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Winter Shorts Festival

December 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PST
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Arts Umbrella Jack and Darlene Poole Theatre, 1400 Johnston St., Granville Island
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S1 Canada
$15

The Arts Umbrella Theatre, Music, & Film department presents our annual Winter Shorts Festival from December 3-5 in the Jack and Darlene Poole Theatre located on Granville Island. The festival showcases the talent of the students in our Year Long Theatre Programs and will include both original work created by the students inspired by the Climate Change Theatre Action initiative as well as the following outstanding plays by this years fabulous playwrights: Nicolas Billon – THE PENGUINWren Brian – WHENHeidi…

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ECÓTONOSbyECOLAB@CCTA2021

December 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-3
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ECOLAB – Online, São João del-Rei, Brazil
Free

In one more move, ECOLAB directs its gaze and its transmedia performative practice to the concept of ECOTONOS, which refers to transitional environments between two or more neighboring ecosystems, and presents artistic and aesthetic possibilities – ecopoetic at last – to make the transition from the ego to the echo, from an anthropocene culture to an ecocene one through performances and artivist actions, which portray, in a transdisciplinary and multimedia way, the daily life of people in urban areas on…

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Chainge Reaction

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST
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Palomar College Studio Theatre, 1140 W. Mission Rd
San Marcos, 92069 United States
Pay What You Can

The accelerating chain reaction of extreme climate events can only be countered by an equal and opposite change reaction of people dedicated to transformation.   Experience a dynamic selection of short plays from around the world, written to capture the potential of this urgent historical moment.  The performances use humor, poetry, absurdity, physicality and drama to inform, challenge and inspire.  We will  spark hope for the hopeless, insight for the ignorant, action for the apathetic and energy for the engaged.  Get…

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Climate Change Theatre Action, Downriver Michigan

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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Recurring Event
Undisclosed venue, Detroit, MI United States
Donations accepted

Our event consists of 20 student actors, seven student crew, and four student directors. In addition to the 14 CCTA plays selected, students wrote four of their own, including WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS, WHAT IS CLIMATE CHANGE?, WHAT I LOVE MOST (ABOUT EARTH), and WHAT CAN I DO. In WHAT CAN I DO, the students talk about how they already take action against climate change, make a plan for how they and their community can do more, and express their…

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Winter Shorts Festival

December 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PST
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Arts Umbrella Jack and Darlene Poole Theatre, 1400 Johnston St., Granville Island
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S1 Canada
$15

The Arts Umbrella Theatre, Music, & Film department presents our annual Winter Shorts Festival from December 3-5 in the Jack and Darlene Poole Theatre located on Granville Island. The festival showcases the talent of the students in our Year Long Theatre Programs and will include both original work created by the students inspired by the Climate Change Theatre Action initiative as well as the following outstanding plays by this years fabulous playwrights: Nicolas Billon – THE PENGUINWren Brian – WHENHeidi…

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Climate Change Theatre Action: Youth in Force

December 5 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm CET
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Kreativhaus Eimsbuettel, Telemannstraße 10
Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 20255 Germany
Free

In this workshop with for youth from the local Hamburg area, participants will learn theatre basics in English as well as about the themes explored in a few plays about climate change. They will learn how one can create their own climate change theatre piece and also work together in groups to rehearse and play their own version of these pieces or their very own. Feature playwrights are: Nicolas Billon – THE PENGUINMwendie Mbugua – SMALL BUT MIGHTYKamil Haque –…

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Chainge Reaction

December 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm PST
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Palomar College Studio Theatre, 1140 W. Mission Rd
San Marcos, 92069 United States
Pay What You Can

The accelerating chain reaction of extreme climate events can only be countered by an equal and opposite change reaction of people dedicated to transformation.   Experience a dynamic selection of short plays from around the world, written to capture the potential of this urgent historical moment.  The performances use humor, poetry, absurdity, physicality and drama to inform, challenge and inspire.  We will  spark hope for the hopeless, insight for the ignorant, action for the apathetic and energy for the engaged.  Get…

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Winter Shorts Festival

December 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PST
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Recurring Event
Arts Umbrella Jack and Darlene Poole Theatre, 1400 Johnston St., Granville Island
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S1 Canada
$15

The Arts Umbrella Theatre, Music, & Film department presents our annual Winter Shorts Festival from December 3-5 in the Jack and Darlene Poole Theatre located on Granville Island. The festival showcases the talent of the students in our Year Long Theatre Programs and will include both original work created by the students inspired by the Climate Change Theatre Action initiative as well as the following outstanding plays by this years fabulous playwrights: Nicolas Billon – THE PENGUINWren Brian – WHENHeidi…

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A Future We Create

December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm PST
Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 Main St
Littleton, CA 80120 United States
Donation

We are presenting a cabaret of plays and songs that tell an inspiring story that leads us into the future. Featured playwrights are: Nicolas Billon – THE PENGUINThomas Peterson – PAYING FOR ITAleya Kassam – LISTEN TO VANESSA NAKATEMark Rigney – SAMMIE & GRANCamila Le-Bert – 2079Nathan Ellis – US IN THE PASTJessica Huang – LIFEDAY With songs by: Rising Appalachia – RESILIENTLula Wiles – SHAKING AS IT TURNSDenise Gentilini Proceeds will be donated to the Denver Actors Fund. Marketing…

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Climate Ex-Change: Constellations of Action

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm PST
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LabO Theatre, 10 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1N 6E2 Canada
Free

Eight passionate young artists will offer a multi-generational audience a live event that includes performances of CCTA plays. There will be guest speakers, music, and a “Green New Deal” exchange. Through theatre, we aim to bridge a gap between youth and elders to foster curiosity for one another’s experience of the climate crisis, and to motivate a more unified commitment to action. A 100 Watt Production, hosted by the University of Ottawa's Department of Theatre, with thanks. Featured Playwrights: Wren…

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Climate Change Theatre Action, Groton, MA

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm PST
McBaine Studio Theatre, Campbell Performing Arts Center, Groton School, 282 Farmers Row
Groton, MA 01450 United States
Free

We are putting on a performance in our Black Box (the McBaine Theatre) of: Nathan Ellis – US IN THE PASTMark Rigney – SAMMIE & GRANWren Brian – WHEN Corey Payette – GREEN NEW STEALHanna Cormick – DREAM/REMEMBER

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Are You Listening Now?

December 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
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Third Space Coffee House, 1708 Dolphin Ave.
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9S4 Canada
Free

A group of students from the Creative Writing 260 class at UBCO will perform a reading of Keith Barker’s APOLOGY, MY. Alongside this short play, each student will read their own original work in response to the current climate crisis. Pamphlets showcasing local eco-friendly businesses will be provided. Afterwards, viewers will have the opportunity to discuss ways in which the community can combat climate change.

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Before The World Goes Dark

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST
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The Hitchcock Theater, 2001 Farnam St
Omaha, NE 68105 United States
$7

Before The World Goes Dark uses theatre to examine teen perspectives on the global climate crisis. The student company will present short plays (written by playwrights from each of the 6 inhabited continents), poetry, and physical art inspired by the prompt of “Envisioning a Global Green New Deal." Potential Community Partners: Big Garden Youth & Eco Kids Students for Sustainability Plays (in flux based on teen participants): Whiti Hereaka – A WINDOWAlister Emerson – MOO! BE QUIET! LAMBCHOP'S SECRET MISSION…

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A Radio Play: Love Out of the Ruins

December 10
Theatro Technis, Athens, Attica Greece
Free

LOVE OUT OF THE RUINS by playwright Zoë Svendsen will be presented as a radio play. Directed for radio by Maria Xanthopoulidou Translation in Greek by Alexandros Mylonas The podcast will be presented on December 5, 2021 in both English and Greek. Produced by Maria Xanthopoulidou and Zoe Mylonas, a co-production by Kart Productions and NOVUS Theatre. Greek Playwright Andreas Flourakis collaborated to finalize the text. Original music by Lolek. With the participation of: Paris GiannakopoulosOlga DamaniZoe MylonasAlexandros MylonasFay KsylaGiannis…

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Climate Change Theatre Action at University of Erfurt

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST
von-Bülow-Gymnasium, Zinzendorfstraße 19
Nesse-Apfelstädt OT Neudietendorf, Thuringia 99192 Germany
Free

Performance of Karen Elias's THE PERSISTENCE OF POSSIBILITY by students of a Climate Change Theatre Action Workshop at the University of Erfurt, Germany, performed at the local high school, von-Bülow-Gymnasium in Nesse-Apfelstädt, for students in Grade 5, followed by a conversation about climate change and possibilities for climate protection. Photo by Verena Laschinger

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Evansville, IN

December 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm PST
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University of Evansville, 1800 Lincoln Ave
Evansville, IN 47714 United States
Free

Twelve student directors take over the University of Evansville campus to stage 21 Climate Change Theatre Action plays to present problems and open realistic conversations in the community about possible solutions to the climate crisis. Join the University of Evansville Theatre directing students as they combine theatre making and activism to create an actionable dialogue, mobilizing the Evansville community toward lasting change.     Plays include:   Dylan Thomas Elwood – MIZHAKWAD (THE SKY IS CLEAR)  Thomas Peterson – PAYING…

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Before The World Goes Dark

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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The Hitchcock Theater, 2001 Farnam St
Omaha, NE 68105 United States
$7

Before The World Goes Dark uses theatre to examine teen perspectives on the global climate crisis. The student company will present short plays (written by playwrights from each of the 6 inhabited continents), poetry, and physical art inspired by the prompt of “Envisioning a Global Green New Deal." Potential Community Partners: Big Garden Youth & Eco Kids Students for Sustainability Plays (in flux based on teen participants): Whiti Hereaka – A WINDOWAlister Emerson – MOO! BE QUIET! LAMBCHOP'S SECRET MISSION…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Syracuse, New York

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm PST
ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Ave
Syracuse, NY 13203 United States
Free

We will present staged readings, followed by a hopeful conversation with the audience about our current climate change emergency. Alliance for a Green Economy will participate with a table. Milton Loayza directs, and Carole Resnick facilitates the conversation. Stage readings of five plays: Corey Payette – GREEN NEW STEALPat To Yan – THE LAST BEE IS FLYING OVER THE SKYPaula Cizmar – THE PAGEANTCarla Zuñiga Morales – THE ETERNITY OF DIAPERSChris Thorpe – NOT BECAUSE WE'RE GOOD

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Winter Seeds: Building Community around Climate and Change

December 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm PST
The Voxel, 9 W 25th Street
Baltimore, MD 21218 United States
$10 – $35

Vital Matters, a new laboratory for facilitating change at the intersections of performance, somatic practice, climate and social justice, Single Carrot Theatre, and Submersive Productions are partnering to produce 'Winter Seeds: Growing Community around Climate and Change.' The live event will showcase readings of six CCTA plays: Nicolas Billon – THE PENGUINAleya Kassam  – LISTEN TO VANESSA NAKATEHimali Kothari – FRIENDS FOR LIFEBaltimore native Miranda Rose Hall – THE OYSTERSWhiti Hereaka – A WINDOWJessica Huang – LIFEDAY The evening will…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Evansville, IN

December 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm CST
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University of Evansville, 1800 Lincoln Ave
Evansville, IN 47714 United States
Free

Twelve student directors take over the University of Evansville campus to stage 21 Climate Change Theatre Action plays to present problems and open realistic conversations in the community about possible solutions to the climate crisis. Join the University of Evansville Theatre directing students as they combine theatre making and activism to create an actionable dialogue, mobilizing the Evansville community toward lasting change.     Plays include:   Dylan Thomas Elwood – MIZHAKWAD (THE SKY IS CLEAR)  Thomas Peterson – PAYING…

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Climate Change Theatre Action at University of Erfurt, Germany

December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
Café International, University of Erfurt, Nordhäuser Str. 63
Erfurt, Thuringia D-99089 Germany
Free

Performance of Madeline Sayet's WHAT WE GIVE BACK by students of a Climate Change Theatre Action Workshop at the University of Erfurt as part of an evening of conversations on the climate crisis. Photo by Verena Laschinger

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Climate Change Theatre Action on Kansas City Actors Radio Theatre

December 17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm PST
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Kansas City Actors Theatre, P.O. Box 414260
Kansas City, MO 64141 United States
Free

Kansas City Actors Theatre will produce a radio broadcast of four CCTA plays on KKFI radio (90.1 FM) in Kansas City. The episode will be available via podcast after it originally airs on December 17, 2021. Featured Playwrights: Nicolas Billon – THE PENGUINMiranda Rose Hall – THE OYSTERSDavid Finnigan – ALL OF US WERE BORN IN THE CRISISMadeline Sayet – WHAT WE GIVE BACK

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Theatre Action at the Musée d’ethnographie de Genève

2022-05-21
Musée d’ethnographie de Genève, Boulevard Carl-Vogt 67 CH
Geneva, German Genf 1205 Switzerland
Free

The Compagnie Sans N presents a public performance of four plays by Indigenous playwrights as part of the exhibition 'Environmental Injustice: Indigenous Peoples' Alternative' at the Musée d'ethnographie de Genève. The performance will take place at the museum during Museum Night on May 21, 2022. Featured playwrights are: Madeline Sayet – WHAT WE GIVE BACKDylan Thomas Elwood – MISHAKWAD (THE SKY IS CLEAR)Kiki Rivera – AT WHAT COSTYvette Nolan – RANGER A work-in-progress of this performance will be presented on…

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