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Life and Literature Performance Series

2019-10-16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CDT

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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 2019-10-19

One event on 2019-10-20 at 2:00 pm

Photo by Rebecca Allen Photography. ©University of Missouri, 2019

Cutting-edge original and adapted works by our own University of Missouri student and faculty authors, presenting short solo performances, poetry, ethnographic adaptations and plays from the Climate Change Theatre Action project. Come join us as we experience new voices speaking about our ancient planet.


Featuring CCTA plays by:

Paula Cizmar – APPEALING
Meaza Worku – BY THE RIVER
MaryAnn Karanja – BIRTHDAY SUIT
Brian Dykstra – TWO VOICES
Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF
Abhishek Majumdar – THE ARROW


With additional works:

Andrew Black (Play written by Ph.D. student at Mizzou) – STUDENTS AT LIFE AND LIT, Part One, Two, and Three
Sharon Singingmoon (Play written by Columbia, Missouri, community member) – AND JUST LIKE THAT, HERE IT IS
Dr. Cherie Sampson (Performance Piece by faculty member, Mizzou) – every.single.one
Walt Whitman – LEAVES OF GRASS
Lanie Vansant (Play written by Ph.D. student at Mizzou) – WHAT IS IT ABOUT BEING VEGAN


Community Partner: Student advocacy group Climate Leaders at Mizzou


Tickets are $7 for Life and Literature Performance Series

BOX OFFICE: MU Theatre box office in the Rhynsburger Theatre lobby from 2-5 pm, Mon. – Fri and one hour before show times. Or by calling 573-882-PLAY (7529) and online at theatre.missouri.edu

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS: $2 discount on tickets purchased one week or more ahead of show at box office. Early Bird discount is not available online or by phone. Group discounts available only at the Rhynsburger box office, please call (573) 882-PLAY (7529).

Studio 4 in McKee Gymnasium
672 Hitt St. Columbia, MO 65211


Related Events:

The March for our Earth: October 6th from 2:00-3:00 pm meeting in Courthouse Plaza. Organized by Emma Winter, a 4th grader at Grant Elementary.

Meeting of Climate Leaders at Mizzou: Monday, Oct 21 at 6:00 pm in 103 Arts and Science.