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October 2017

The Climate Change Play Festival

2017-10-01 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604 United States
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The Climate Change Play Festival will be an hour-long showcase of short plays about climate change and other environmental issues. Come to Sanders Classroom this Sunday at 2pm to see eight short works directed by eight talented Vassar students, and then stick around afterwards for a bit to chat and eat some delicious food catered by Kamini’s Love Feast! (All food will be vegan, and can be consumed by hand in an effort to reduce waste—please bring your own reusable…

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York University Launch Event

2017-10-01 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
York University, 4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario M3J1P3 Canada
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Join us at 7:00 PM in the JGG Theatre on the York University Campus to kick-off the 2017 Climate Change Theatre Action!  GET TICKETS We will link-up with our companion NYC event to kick things off before sharing seven of the plays from this year's CCTA... with all of the playwrights in attendance! Join us for: Elaine Avila, BRACKENDALE Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE David Geary, SCIENCE IS DEAD! Jordan Hall, RUBE GOLDBERG DEVICE FOR THE GENERATION OF HOPE Marcia…

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Climate Change Theatre Action at Montana State University

2017-10-11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am MDT
Montana State University, 201 Strand Union Building, W Grant Street
Bozeman, MT 59717 United States
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Leadership students will be performing for Montana State Waste Water and Water Treatment workers on October 11, 2017. They will be performing for one hour during a three day training for MT State workers who work in waste water and water treatment. The performance will be on Montana State University's campus. Selected plays are: Jessica Litwak, THE NARCISSISM OF SMALL DIFFERENCES Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS

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Attention Earthlings!

2017-10-14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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BoHo Theatre @ The Heartland Studio, 7016 N Glenwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60626 United States
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The (Beat) Theatre Collective is proud to join this year's Climate Change Theatre Action. Join us at BoHo Theatre @ The Heartland Studio for an event of six staged readings performed by a multi-talented ensemble. The selected plays are: Elaine Ávila, BRACKENDALE Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS David Geary, SCIENCE IS DEAD! Jessica Litwak, THE NARCISSISM OF SMALL DIFFERENCES Elyne Quan, POND LIFE We are proud to be collaborating with Chicago area community partners to make our…

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Opportunities on Thin Ice: Climate Change Theatre Action

2017-10-16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
McGuire Theatre, Warner Pacific College, 2219 SE 68th Ave
Portland, OR 97215 United States
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This event is Warner Pacific’s contribution to world-wide theatre actions taking place between Oct. 1 and Nov. 18 in support of this year’s international climate conference in Bonn, Germany. Fifty playwrights from twenty-five different cultures wrote five-minute plays in response to the question, “How can we turn the challenges of climate change into opportunities?” Several of these plays will be presented in readers’ theatre style followed by a discussion with the audience. We'll be joined in a discussion/info session about…

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Climate Change Theatre Action at The College of Staten Island

2017-10-17 @ 12:30 pm - 2:15 pm EDT

Prof. Joanne Schultz's Theatre Introduction Course of 30 students will present in-class play readings. Featured plays and playwrights are: Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS E.M. Lewis, START WHERE YOU ARE Maya Zbib, SARDINES In addition, we have also read CCTA plays aloud in class by Keith Josef Adkins, Angella Emurwon, Marcia Johnson, Abhishek Majumdar, Katie Pearl, Elyne Quan, and Stephen Sewell. This event is not open to the general public.

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Take Ten for Climate Change

2017-10-23 - 2017-10-27
Carnegie Mellon School of Drama Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States + Google Map

During the week of October 23, all instructors in the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama have pledged to "take ten minutes for climate change" in each of their classes and read aloud one of the plays from the Climate Change Theatre Action collection. The aim of this event is to open a school-wide conversation on theater's potential to engage climate action. Plays will be distributed among the faculty with a goal of exposing as many students to as many different…

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Climate Change Theatre Action(s) at Quest University

2017-10-30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
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Quest University, 3200 University Blvd
Squamish, British Columbia V8B 0N8 Canada
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Under the supervision of Elaine Ávila, students at Quest University will: Read all 50 CCTA plays; Do in depth readings, analysis and discussion of YOU SHOULD KNOW BETTER by Vinicius Jatobá; Research and write papers on: - Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE - Philip Braithwaite, SWING AMONG THE STARS - Mindi Dickstein, EL TORO SAGRADO AT THE CAR REPAIR SHOP - Mīria George, THE BURN OF THE SUN - Jordan Hall, RUBE GOLDBERG DEVICE FOR THE GENERATION OF HOPE -…

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November 2017

Climate Change Theatre Action in Wilmington

2017-11-01 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
University of North Carolina At Wilmington, Morton Hall, Room 100
Wilmington, NC 28403 United States
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The University of North Carolina at Wilmington's student-run STAGE Company will present a staged reading of THE PROJECT HOPE by Catherine Banks and HOMO SAPIENS by Chantal Bilodeau on November 1, 2017. The sustainability club on campus will table outside the event.

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Climate Action Play Reading Series at Bowdoin College

2017-11-05 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 04011 United States + Google Map

Presented by Bowdoin College Department of Theater and Dance, Masque and Gown, Bowdoin Climate Action. Student performed and directed, supervised by Sarah Bay-Cheng. Featured playwrights: Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE Kendra Fanconi, IDEA MOOSE David Geary, SCIENCE IS DEAD! C.A. Johnson, FOR THE GULF COAST Marcia Johnson, SINGLE USE Amahl Khouri, OH HOW WE LOVED OUR TUNA!

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Climate Change Theatre Action at The Blue Room Theatre

2017-11-06 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm AWST
The Blue Room Theatre, 53 James Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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The Blue Room Theatre presents: Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE Clare Duffy, THE BLUE PUZZLE Angella Emurwon, BARE SPACES Jordan Hall, RUBE GOLDBERG DEVICE FOR THE GENERATION OF HOPE Kasaya Manulevu, THE CALL Lisa Schlesinger, MINOR FLOOD, MAJOR CONSTELLATION: SIRIUS AND THE CARTOGRAPHER MAP THE NEW WORLD Meaza Worku, CROSSROADS

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Climate Change Theatre Action in North Dakota

2017-11-08 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
North Dakota State University – Askanase Hall, 1497 12 Ave N
Fargo, ND 58105 United States
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North Dakota State University will present a staged reading of CCTA plays, followed by a post-show discussion on November 8th at 5pm. All plays will be directed and acted by theatre students. Featured playwrights are: Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE Marcia Johnson, SINGLE USE Abhishek Majumdar, 399 Amahl Khouri, OH HOW WE LOVED OUR TUNA! David Geary, SCIENCE IS DEAD! Angella J. Emurwon, BARE SPACES Katie Pearl, APPRECIATION Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS Caridad Svich, THIS

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The Climate Change Theatre Action Project – AN INTERACTIVE NIGHT OF CONSCIOUS THEATER

2017-11-08 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
The Wilbury Theatre Group, 40 Sonoma Ct
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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The Wilbury Theatre Group is proud to be the leading Rhode Island theater participating in Climate Change Theatre Action 2017. Join us for staged readings of 20 plays from acclaimed international playwrights and theater artists, spanning age, race, gender, continents, and artistic mediums for one purpose: to bring attention to the issue of climate change in our world today. Directed by Wilbury's artistic associate, Kate Kataja. There will be a talk back immediately following the performance. Pay-What-You-Can, with all proceeds…

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Does Theatre Have the Capacity to Truly Move People to Action?

2017-11-09 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm HST
Maryknoll School, Drama Studio, 1526 Alexander St.
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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Theatre is a powerful medium. Beyond the capacity to move and entertain us, theatre also has the potential to make us think, question and even take action. We have put together an evening's private reading and discussion here in Honolulu, inspired by Climate Change Theatre Action (CCTA), to investigate the role of theatre in speaking out about environmental and climate change.  In addition to a range of local artists, activists and performers, the Kokua Hawaii Foundation will be participating as well, to contribute to…

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ClimateAct: A Participatory Play Reading

2017-11-09 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center – Black Box Theater, 60 Lake Street
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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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…

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The Arts Unite Against Climate Change

2017-11-09 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Eckhaus Gallery, 157 W Main St
Kutztown, PA 19530 United States
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The Punk Theatre of the Lehigh Valley is proud to present an evening of music, poetry and readings of plays provided by Climate Change Theatre Action.  Local organizers will also be present to discuss how YOU can help fight climate change right from your own backyard. The Selected Plays: Keith Josef Adkins, F3S AND PURPLE FELDSPAR Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE Hiro Kanagawa, GAIA Amahl Khouri, OH HOW WE LOVED OUR TUNA! Jessica Litwak, THE NARCISSISM OF SMALL DIFFERENCES C.A.…

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Celsius

2017-11-09 @ 8:00 pm - 2017-11-12 @ 9:30 pm UTC-6
MATCH | Midtown Arts Theatre Center Houston, 3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Luciole International Theatre Company presents Celsius, a mixed media production featuring a collection of short plays by contemporary playwrights from across the globe as part of Climate Change Theatre Action 2017. The pieces contain video, photography, art projection, and original music for a true celebration of science and the human spirit. When thinking about contemporary concerns that are globally affecting human lives, we must contend with unresolved and often controversial environmental issues.  Through a mixture of serious, comedic, poetic, realistic,…

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In/Visible’s Biannual Staged Reading Series

2017-11-10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Greer Studio Theatre (ASU), 480 Howard St
Boone, NC 28607 United States
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In/Visible Theatre is excited to be collaborating with Appalachian State University's Playcrafters Club this year, in In/Visible's biannual Staged Reading Series. This year we are honored to be presenting a number of short plays offered by the Climate Change Theatre Action, a worldwide series of performances of short plays dealing with issues surrounding Climate Change. The plays selected for this event are: Elaine Ávila, BRACKENDALE Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE Mindi Dickstein, EL TORO SAGRADO AT THE CAR REPAIR SHOP…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Calgary

2017-11-10 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm MST
Together Apartment, 405, 929 18th ave
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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On November 10th, Together Apartment will be hosting a Climate Change Theatre Action event in Calgary, Alberta. They will read CCTA plays to inspire conversation, have a discourse and generate actions that will be put in a document for collective use, which will be followed by community food and cocktails and then an experimental art party! The plays that will be read are: Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE Jessica Litwak, THE NARCISSISM OF SMALL DIFFERENCES Caridad Svich, THIS David Geary, SCIENCE IS DEAD!…

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Six Short Plays

2017-11-11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Pendulum Space, 1803 W. Byron Street, Suite 216
Chicago, IL 60613 United States
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The Play's the Thing is working with a small ensemble of actors to perform six short plays provided by CCTA as well as devised interludes. Following the performance, a panel of experts will answer questions and provide information about how to be involved in the climate change conversation in Chicago. The selected plays: Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS Marcia Johnson, SINGLE USE Elaine Ávila, BRACKENDALE David Geary, SCIENCE IS DEAD! Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE Jordan Hall, RUBE GOLDBERG DEVICE FOR…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Series

2017-11-11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Ben Franklin High School Auditorium New Orleans, LA United States + Google Map

On November 11, the Benjamin Franklin High School’s Key Players Drama Troupe is hosting an informal play reading of several short scripts that feature selections from CCTA that address climate change. Everyone from the campus community is invited to attend. The selected plays are: Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS Angella Emurwon, BARE SPACES David Geary, SCIENCE IS DEAD!  

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Climate Change Theatre Action at Theatre Delicatessen

2017-11-13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT
Theatre Delicatessen, inside The Nursery Theatre Broadgate, London, SE1 3QD United Kingdom + Google Map

Frank McHugh will be artistic director for a showcase of nine plays in Broadgate, London on November 13, 2017. Featured playwrights are: Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS Marcia Johnson, SINGLE USE Kevin Loring, THE BIG CHIEF David Geary, SCIENCE IS DEAD! Catherine Léger, MAGICAL VAGINA Amahl Khouri, OH HOW WE LOVED OUR TUNA! Philip Braithwaite, SWING AMONG THE STARS Hiro Kanagawa, GAIA Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE Click here to register for your free ticket.

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Ealing

2017-11-15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm GMT
Beaufort Players West London, Ealing W5 3EB United Kingdom + Google Map

The Beaufort Players, a highly successful and award-winning amateur dramatics group based in Ealing, West London, will present a reading of CCTA plays on Wednesday, November 15th at 8 pm. Featured plays are: C.A. Johnson, FOR THE GULF COAST Marcia Johnson, SINGLE USE David Paquet, KLEENEX Katie Pearl, APPRECIATION Elyne Quan, POND LIFE Lynn Rosen, DOT TO DOT TO DOT Ian Rowlands, BOTTOM UP Stephen Sewell, NEW MICHAEL Elspeth Tilley, THE PENGUINS Nathan Yungerberg, SEVEN POOLS OF LEBANON Catherine Banks,…

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Save the Bees (and the planet) with BUZZ & Climate Change Theatre Action

2017-11-17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Studios 353, 353 W. 48th Street
New York, NY United States
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Climate Change Theatre Action and Vampingo Productions are happy to present 40 minutes of original theatre and songs from BUZZ, Son of a Bee – with a sweet bonus: free honey from a local apiary and light refreshments! The evening is curated by Ariana Johns, and will feature readings of two short plays, SWING AMONG THE STARS by Philip Braithwaite, and THE PROJECT HOPE by Catherine Banks, in addition to the BUZZ songs. The cast will feature Michael Citriniti, Nora…

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Climate Change Theatre Action at the University of Iowa

2017-11-18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Iowa City Public Library Iowa City, IA 52240 United States + Google Map

Our event will be a sparsely staged performance of the following plays presented at the Iowa City Public Library in the heart of downtown: Angella Emurwon, BARE SPACES Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE Kendra Fanconi, IDEA MOOSE C.A. Johnson, FOR THE GULF COAST Hiro Kanagawa, GAIA Stephen Sewell, NEW MICHAEL Amahl Khouri, OH HOW WE LOVED OUR TUNA! Meaza Worku, CROSSROADS We will also be inviting several environmental organizations on the University of Iowa campus to come and speak at…

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#WAKEUP

2017-11-28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST
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Actors and students from Theatre and American Society, Beginning Acting and Theatre, and Environmental Activism at Pomona College are teaming up with EnviroLab Asia to present plays from Climate Change Theatre Action, followed by a panel with Chantal Bilodeau and other Academics to discuss the environmental and social issues that affect our global society today. Featured playwrights are: Keith Josef Adkins, F3S AND PURPLE FELDSPAR Catherine Banks, THE PROJECT HOPE Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS Mindi Dickstein, EL TORO SAGRADO AT THE…

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January 2018

Tiny Actions

2018-01-23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CET

Staged reading of short climate change dramas Organized, created and performed by the students in the seminar General Overview of Connections Between Ecology and Performing Arts, led by Milo Juráni. Students in the RUB study programs "Theatre Studies" and "Scenic Research" examined a collection of more than 50 dramatic texts which focus on ecology. They chose the following six short dramas and calls for action. Hiro Kanagawa, GAIA David Paquet, KLEENEX Lisa Schlesinger, MINOR FLOOD, MAJOR CONSTELLATION: SIRIUS AND THE…

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December 2019

ClimateAct : An Open Play Reading

2019-12-03 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Main Street Landing Black Box Theater, 60 Lake Street
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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In Tandem Arts and 350Vermont are hosting a Climate Change Theatre Action at Main Street Landing's Black Box Theater. Aligned with COP25 (25th United Nations Convention on Climate Change), the event is a theater forum for climate change dialogue and an open reading of short plays.   NO PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Actors, non-actors and viewers are ALL WELCOME.    Actors will choose from 15 different dramatic, experimental and/or comedic pieces to perform (through a sign-up process). Viewers will gain perspective through…

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