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ClimateAct: A Participatory Play Reading
2017-11-09 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
In Tandem Arts and Climate Change Theatre Action are hosting an OPEN PLAY READING at Main Street Landing’s Black Box Theater on November 9, 2017.
Aligned with the COP23 (23rd United Nations Convention on Climate Change), the event is a theater forum for dialogue in tandem with a participatory reading of short plays.
Actors, non-actors and viewers are ALL WELCOME. NO PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Actors will choose from dramatic, experimental and/or comedic pieces to perform (through a sign-up process). Viewers will gain perspective on the issue through exposure to various creative viewpoints from around the globe. Actors and (curious) non-actors should plan to come at 6 pm to prepare for the reading. Participatory viewers come at 7 pm.
Curated by In Tandem Arts, the plays are selected from a collection of 50 original works that address aspects of climate change from the vantage point of 25 different cultures.
The plays are:
Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS
Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE
Angella Emurwon, BARE SPACES
Kendra Fanconi, IDEA MOOSE
David Geary, SCIENCE IS DEAD!
Vinicius Jatobá, YOU SHOULD KNOW BETTER
Hiro Kanagawa, GAIA
Amahl Khouri, OH HOW WE LOVED OUR TUNA!
Ian Lesā, A GIRL’S DANCE
E.M. Lewis, START WHERE YOU ARE
Marcia Johnson, SINGLE USE
MaryAnn Karanja, UN-CURSE
Kasaya Manulevu, THE CALL
Sharleen Ndlovu, LILY’S PORRIDGE
David Paquet, KLEENEX
Sarena Parmar, THE RUBIK’S CUBE SOLUTION
Katie Pearl, APPRECIATION
Elyne Quan, POND LIFE
Lynn Rosen, DOT TO DOT TO DOT
Stephen Sewell, NEW MICHAEL
Free event ~ Donations welcome ~ Sponsored by Main Street Landing Center for the Performing Arts
Schedule subject to change:
6:00 pm INTRO and Warm-ups
6:15 pm GAMES and Forum Theater
6:45 pm PREP for reading
7:00 pm GUEST SPEAKERS
7:15 – 9:00 pm READING