The Climate Change Play Festival

Vassar College 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States

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

Climate Change Theatre Action at Iowa State University

Iowa State University 527 Farmhouse Lane, Ames, IA, United States

Presented in partnership with the MFA Program in Creative Writing & Environment, Ames Public Library, ISU Theatre, and ISU Office of Sustainability. Featured playwrights: Katie Pearl, APPRECIATION Lynn Rosen, DOT TO DOT TO DOT Hiro Kanagawa, GAIA Lanxing Fu & Jeremy Pickard, HOME/RANGE Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS Greencard Wedding, INFINITE WATER David Paquet, KLEENEX Stephen Sewell, NEW MICHAEL Amahl Khouri, OH HOW


The New York Launch 2017

The Artists Co-op 500 West 52nd Street, 3W, New York, NY, United States

The New York Launch is a partnership between The Arctic Cycle, The Food Plays, and The Artist Co-op. The Launch kicks off the 2017 Climate Change Theatre Action (CCTA) with performances, community gathering, and wine & cheese. Performances will feature a sampling of the CCTA collection of short plays, music, and fresh works inspired by climate. Throughout


Lunch & Learn – Theatre for Social Change

Ohio State University - Thompson Library, room 165 1858 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH, United States

New Play Readings - Theatre for Social Change Lunch & Learn is a series of weekly events for sharing information with students, sometimes involving guest speakers. The event on October 11 will be devoted to reading three scripts from the CCTA list. Featured playwrights are: Anita Majumdar, WE (DON'T) DESERVE NICE THINGS Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO

Climate Change Theatre Action at the University of Colorado

University of Colorado 1600 Pleasant St, Boulder, CO, United States

Students in the First Year Seminar “Comedy Matters” will present 7 short theatrical plays by internationally renown playwrights in the Libby Lounge at Libby Residence Hall on the university campus at 7:00 PM on Thursday October 19, 2017. The plays  will be intermingled with original comic material the students have generated through the class. This informal

Take Ten for Climate Change

Carnegie Mellon School of Drama Pittsburgh, PA, United States

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

Climate Change Theatre Action in Zimbabwe

Theatre in the Park Harare, Zimbabwe

On the 3rd of November, we will present a reading of CCTA plays at Theatre in the Park in Harare, Zimbabwe. Featured playwrights are: Nathan Yungerberg, SEVEN POOLS OF LEBANON David Paquet, KLEENEX Saviana Stanescu, I DON'T WANNA LEARN TO DRIVE

Climate Change Theatre Action in Arkansas

Southern Arkansas University Magnolia, AR, United States

Southern Arkansas University's Theatre Department is presenting a reading of selected CCTA plays at 2pm on Saturday, November 4th. The reading will take place on the Harton Stage, and will be directed and performed by SAU theatre students. Featured playwrights are: Philip Braithwaite, SWING AMONG THE STARS Kasaya Manulevu, THE CALL Nathan Yungerberg, SEVEN POOLS

Climate Justice by SJW Readings

#TheBrownstoneofDreams New York, NY, United States

The Social Justice Warrior Play Readings (SJW Readings) will host a reading focused on climate justice on November 5, 2017 in Central Harlem in New York City at the house of Andrea Prestinario, affectionately titled #TheBrownstoneofDreams. Featured playwrights are: Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS Caridad Svich, THIS David Paquet, KLEENEX Mindi Dickstein, EL TORO SAGRADO AT

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

The Wilbury Theatre Group 40 Sonoma Ct, Providence, RI, United States

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

ClimateAct: A Participatory Play Reading

Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center - Black Box Theater 60 Lake Street, Burlington, VT, United States

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

Humans, Earth, and Everything Else

Pentagon Theater at Collaboraction Studios in the Flat Iron Arts Building 1579 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

On November 13, Chimera Ensemble is excited to present the following selection of plays as part of Climate Change Theatre Action: OH HOW WE LOVED OUR TUNA! by Amahl Khouri Directed by Gwendolyn Wiegold KLEENEX by David Paquet Directed by Katlynn Yost HOMO SAPIENS by Chantal Bilodeau Directed by Nicole Fabbri START WHERE YOU ARE by

Climate Change Theatre Action at Emory

Schwartz Lab Theater, Emory University Atlanta, GA, United States

On November 15th, Emory University will be presenting a Climate Change Theatre Action event in the Schwartz Lab Theater. In addition, the students in Lydia Fort's directing class will  present site-specific performances on campus of several of the plays on the Monday-Wednesday that week leading up to the event. The schedule is as follows: Performance: THE

Climate Change Theatre Action in Ealing

Beaufort Players West London, Ealing, United Kingdom

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,

Climate Change Theatre Action at the University of Missouri

University of Missouri, Rhynsburger Theatre 129 Fine Arts Building, Columbia, MO, United States

On November 16th, we will be performing a series of staged readings, followed by a panel discussion by arts and science faculty.  The panel will focus on breaking down the science/art boundary, and how students can become more active in fighting climate change. Featured CCTA playwrights are: David Paquet, KLEENEX Hiro Kanagawa, GAIA Chantal Bilodeau,

The Spaces Between Us

Brandeis University Walham, MA, United States

The Spaces Between Us is a series of short plays presented by Brandeis Department of Theater Arts that seek to examine how we move forward in addressing the issue of climate change. The plays ask questions such as: "What does environmental action look like in an individual?" "How do frogs feel about increasing global temperatures?" “What

Tiny Actions

Centre for the Arts (Musisches Zentrum) / RUB Bochum, Germany

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