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Climate Change Action Theatre in Cumberland, British Columbia

December 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PST

$12

Join Forest Stories Collective and Elevate for a staged reading event of short plays connected to critical climate change and resiliency themes. Dark, funny, through proving, irreverent and hopeful. The Forest Stories Collective and Elevate are part of a global participatory theatre project with hundreds of organizations across the planet reading from select plays through the fall and early winter of 2019.

 

The line-up of plays is as follows:

David Finnigan –  THERE ARE A LOT OF STORIES YOU CAN TELL ABOUT HUMANITY
Yvette Nolan –  Breathing Space
Vitor Jatobá – Failed Experiment
Clare Duffy –   The Word is a Seed is the World….
Sunny Drake –  Absolutely Nothing of Any Meaning
Alister Emerson –      6 Polar Bears Fell out of the Sky
Lana Nasser – The Butterfly that Persisted

INTERMISSION

Marcus Youssef – DUST
Vinicius Jatobá – THE STORY OF THE BOUNTIFUL WINDOW AND THE LAST ROPE
Damon Chua – STEAMY SESSION IN A SINGAPORE SPA
Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF
Katie Pearl – THE EARTH’S BLUE HEART
Julie McKee – HOLIDAY ON ICE IN A WARM CLIMATE
Caridad Svich – A LETTER FROM THE OCEAN

 

The plays will be read by: Wendy Morin, Bobby Herron, Anne Marie Scott, Esther Purves-Smith, Lee White, Will Cole Hamilton, Tina Willard-Stepan, Dan Griffith, Meaghan Cursons, Kai White, Indi White, Kera McHugh, and Robin Konstabaris.

Doors open at 7:15 pm. Readings start at 7:30 pm.

Tickets $12 and proceeds support future Forest Story Collective creative place-making projects dedicated to deepening connection to the natural spaces surrounding our community with the goal of building climate resilience.

Find out more at www.cumberlandforest.com

 

Venue

Abbey Studio
2698 Penrith Ave
Cumberland, British Columbia V0R 1S0 Canada
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