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October 2017

Well, We’ll All Be Dead by 2030 So Why Study?

2017-10-11 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm UTC+13
University of Waikato Hamilton, 3216 New Zealand + Google Map

Staff and Students of Drama Education (FEDU) and Theatre Studies (FASS) at the University of Waikato in New Zealand proudly present... #ClimateChangeTheatreAction Featured playwrights are: Elspeth Tilley, PENGUINS Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS Stephen Sewell, NEW MICHAEL This performance will be interactive and presented upon the village green. An environmental awareness action will follow the event. Village Green, University of Waikato (rain or shine)

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Climate Change Theatre Action at the University of Colorado

2017-10-19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm MDT
University of Colorado, 1600 Pleasant St
Boulder, CO 80309 United States
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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 event is free and open to the public. This event is an Inside the Greenhouse production. We are performing the following plays: Elaine Ávila, BRACKENDALE Chantal…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Paris

2017-10-20 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm CEST
Cathrine Winsnes’s Studio, 31/33 Rue Baron le Roy
Paris, 75012 France
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Visual artist Cathrine Winsnes will be hosting a private Climate Change Theatre Action event in her studio in Paris on Friday, October 20th @ 8:30 pm. You are invited to come and participate in a “cold-read”! What is a “cold-read”? Participants will be asked to read out loud a given part in a “Climate Change” short play  –  without having read it before – while drinking a glass of wine (quite important!) and having a pot-luck “apéro-dinatoire.” Wine will be provided. It…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Symposium

2017-10-21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Harper Theater, Presbyterian College Clinton, SC 29325 United States + Google Map

An afternoon of short plays and panel discussions about climate change. Some of the plays will have been rehearsed for weeks, and some will be rehearsed on the day of the event.  The panels are: Religion and the Environment, The Effects of Climate Change, Climate Change Legislation, and What Can I Do?  Each panel will be about 15 minutes long. A reception in the lobby will follow the performances/presentations. Attendees are asked to bring donations towards hurricane relief, organized through…

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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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Still Waving: Climate Change Theatre Action Aotearoa 2017

2017-10-23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+12
Massey University, Private Bag 11 222
Palmerston North, 4442 New Zealand
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Following the success of our CCTA event 'Waves' in 2015, we are delighted to bring you 'Still Waving' in the Massey University Wellington campus Theatre Laboratory in 2017. The theme of this year's CCTA is hope and solutions: we bring you provocative and entertaining short plays and creative writing from Aotearoa and the world, to help connect you with creative thinking, great theatre, and realistic ideas about how to take achievable climate action and make a personal difference. This year…

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Climate Change Theatre Action at Eckerd College

2017-10-24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Eckerd College, 4200 54th Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33711 United States
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Eckerd College will present a public reading of select plays on Tuesday October 24 at 6pm. The reading will be about an hour long. Featured playwrights are: Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS Elaine Ávila, BRACKENDALE Elspeth Tilley, THE PENGUINS Lisa Schlesinger, MINOR FLOOD, MAJOR CONSTELLATION: SIRIUS AND THE CARTOGRAPHER MAP THE NEW WORLD Elyne Quan, POND LIFE Mindi Dickstein, EL TORO SAGRADO AT THE CAR REPAIR SHOP Katie Pearl, APPRECIATION

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Theatre for a Changing Climate

2017-10-24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
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University of Exeter, Alexander Building, New North Road
Thornlea, Exeter EX4 4LA United Kingdom
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The University of Exeter is presenting a Climate Change Theatre Action event on October 24th, as part of Theatre for a Changing Climate – a module looking at plays that concern anthropogenic climate change. Students will perform, read and discuss the following plays: Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS Elyne Quan, POND LIFE Elspeth Tilley, THE PENGUINS Shahid Nadeem, THE LAST TREE Catherine Léger, MAGICAL VAGINA Vinicius Jatobá, YOU SHOULD KNOW BETTER Another mini-event will take place on November 4, as part of…

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Birthday Party!

2017-10-25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
Lyric Hyperion Theatre, 2106 Hyperion Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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For her birthday, authoress and artiste Cecil Castellucci is hosting a Climate Change Theatre Action and you are all invited! It will be at the Lyric Hyperion Theatre on October 25th at 7 PM. There will be readings of some of the plays and then a party! Featured playwrights: Angella Emurwon, BARE SPACES Jordan Hall, RUBE GOLDBERG DEVICE FOR THE GENERATION OF HOPE Vinicius Jatobá, YOU SHOULD KNOW BETTER Hiro Kanagawa, GAIA Elspeth Tilley, THE PENGUINS Maya Zbib, SARDINES

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Climate Change Theatre Action Podcast

2017-10-27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm AWST

Members of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts' Bachelor of Performing Arts (Performance Making) course will create a podcast around the question: "What role do the performing arts have in the context of climate change?" Featured playwrights are: Stephen Sewell, NEW MICHAEL Catherine Léger, MAGICAL VAGINA Elspeth Tilley, THE PENGUINS Listen to the podcast here.

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November 2017

Climate Change Theatre Action in Arkansas

2017-11-04 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Southern Arkansas University Magnolia, AR 71753 United States + Google Map

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 OF LEBANON Shahid Nadeem, THE LAST TREE Anita Majumdar, WE (DON'T) DESERVE NICE THINGS David Paquet, KLEENEX Ian Lesā , A GIRL'S DANCE Elspeth Tilley,…

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Climate Justice by SJW Readings

2017-11-05 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
#TheBrownstoneofDreams New York, NY 10026 United States + Google Map

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 CAR REPAIR SHOP Katie Pearl, APPRECIATION Abhishek Majumdar, 399 Catherine Léger, MAGICAL VAGINA Elspeth Tilley, THE PENGUINS

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The Penguins at Spotswood College

2017-11-06 - 2017-11-10
Spotswood College, 129 South Rd
New Plymouth, 4310 New Zealand
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Spotswood College, a co-educational state secondary school in New Plymouth, will present 4 different versions of THE PENGUINS by Elspeth Tilley the week of November 6-10. Students will explore different theatre forms and designs in groups of 6 ( 5 actors and 1 director).

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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 Shangai

2017-11-11 - 2017-11-12
Shanghai, China Shanghai, China + Google Map

One World Theatre in Shanghai, China will be presenting two evenings of over a dozen short performances ranging from plays to music to poetry to drag to aerial dance. In addition, we will host a matinee of local high school and college student performances. Our events, held on November 11 and 12, 2017 will include involvement from local sustainability organizations. Featured playwrights are: Greencard Wedding, INFINITE WATER Angella Emurwon, BARE SPACES Lanxing Fu & Jeremy Pickard, HOME/RANGE Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO…

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Climate Change Theatre Action at Arizona State University

2017-11-14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MST
Biodesign Institute Auditorium, 727 E. Tyler St.
Tempe, AZ 85281 United States
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Arizona State University is joining Climate Change Theatre Action in promoting awareness of climate change through the power of storytelling and demonstration of science. Actors from the Acting Concentration in the School of Film, Dance, and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts will offer three staged readings. Each play is matched with a scientist/researcher from ASU’s Biodesign Institute in order to illuminate the material and their related research. We will be joined by executive director of…

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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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A Morning of Reading for Climate Change Theatre Action

2017-11-17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST

Presented by The Deep Map Theatre Project of Eco-Theatre 111. On November 17th, students from the University of Southern California will be presenting short works about the environment from CCTA. The selected plays are: Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS Marcia Johnson, SINGLE USE Shahid Nadeem, THE LAST TREE Elyne Quan, POND LIFE Elspeth Tilley, THE PENGUINS Maya Zbib, SARDINES All are welcome. Readings are casual.

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The Spaces Between Us

2017-11-17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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Brandeis University Walham, MA 02453 United States + Google Map

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 will environmental scientists do with themselves when all of their labs get shut down?” “Who is studying whom in the ongoing research of climate science?”…

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The New York Landing

2017-11-18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
The Lark, 311 W 43rd St, #406
New York, NY 10036 United States
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Artists Rise Up New York (ARUNY), an organization created by Jessica Litwak, whose purpose is to create performative actions for justice, peace and change, is sponsoring the official culminating event of Climate Change Theatre Action (CCTA) on November 18th at 7pm at The Lark in midtown Manhattan for an invitation-only crowd. The Landing book-ends The NYC Launch, which kicked off CCTA seven weeks ago. The evening will celebrate the 100+ theatre events that have taken place in over 30 countries and almost 50 US states since October…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Wales

2017-11-21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm GMT
Chapter Arts Centre Cardiff, South Wales CF5 1QE United Kingdom + Google Map

Co-produced by Dr Márta Minier and Prof Giuliano Premier with USW BA Theatre and Drama students. On November 21, the University of South Wales in Cardiff, Wales will present a Climate Change Theatre Action event featuring the following playwrights: Maya Zbib, SARDINES Philip Braithwaite, SWING AMONG THE STARS Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS Ian Rowlands, BOTTOM UP Jessica Litwak, THE NARCISSISM OF SMALL DIFFERENCES Saviana Stanescu, I DON'T WANNA LEARN TO DRIVE Jordan Tannahill, NOCTURNE Shadid Nadeem, THE LAST TREE Abhishek…

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May 2019

Climate Change Theatre Action in St. Paul

2019-05-13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier St.
St. Paul, MN 55106 United States
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Full Circle Theater Company will present a staged reading of Climate Change Theatre Action plays on the evening of Friday, November 3rd at the East Side Freedom Library in St. Paul, MN. Stephanie Lein Walseth will be directing with sound design by Quinci Bachman. Featured playwrights are: Elspeth Tilley, THE PENGUINS Caridad Svich, THIS Angella J. Emurwon, BARE SPACES The local environmental organization MN350 will join the event. A volunteer for the organization will help facilitate a post-show discussion, leading audiences to action.

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September 2019

15th Street Climate Change Theatre Action

2019-09-17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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15th Street Brooklyn, NY United States + Google Map

Sarah Safford is organizing a few days of open house/social action event in the backyard and studio at 15th Street in Brooklyn.  There will be readings of plays in connection to Climate Change Theatre Action, and making protest signs and organizing for the Climate Strike March on Friday September 20, 2019. Sarah be marching with middle school students from Brooklyn Collaborative.    This is an informal event, potluck where people will bring food, friends, ideas and energy to share.   Featured CCTA…

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15th Street Climate Change Theatre Action

2019-09-18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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15th Street Brooklyn, NY United States + Google Map

Sarah Safford is organizing a few days of open house/social action event in the backyard and studio at 15th Street in Brooklyn.  There will be readings of plays in connection to Climate Change Theatre Action, and making protest signs and organizing for the Climate Strike March on Friday September 20, 2019. Sarah be marching with middle school students from Brooklyn Collaborative.    This is an informal event, potluck where people will bring food, friends, ideas and energy to share.   Featured CCTA…

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15th Street Climate Change Theatre Action

2019-09-19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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15th Street Brooklyn, NY United States + Google Map

Sarah Safford is organizing a few days of open house/social action event in the backyard and studio at 15th Street in Brooklyn.  There will be readings of plays in connection to Climate Change Theatre Action, and making protest signs and organizing for the Climate Strike March on Friday September 20, 2019. Sarah be marching with middle school students from Brooklyn Collaborative.    This is an informal event, potluck where people will bring food, friends, ideas and energy to share.   Featured CCTA…

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October 2019

Face the future

2019-10-09 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm NZDT
Village Green, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Rd
Hamilton, New Zealand
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PoParts and Drama Club - Division of Education presents 5 CCTA 2019 plays. These plays all address the future and what we might tangibly do about it. Plays include: Elspeth Tilley – LIN AND ASH Stephen Sewell – THE REASON Yvette Nolan – BREATHING SPACE Hanna Cormick – CANARY Canary Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORNING 

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Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield

2019-10-13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
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Greenfield, MA Greenfield, MA United States + Google Map

Greening Greenfield and Local Access are proud to present Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield: Lighting the Way, a series of public readings and performances which will be held over several weekends this autumn. The series debuts on Sunday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m., at the Great Falls International Word Festival, with short plays by playwrights from Australia, New Zealand, Jordan, Finland, Canada, Singapore, the Netherlands and the United States, read by Jan Maher, Trenda Loftin, Nina Gross and Doug Selwyn, with…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield

2019-10-14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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Greenfield, MA Greenfield, MA United States + Google Map

Greening Greenfield and Local Access are proud to present Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield: Lighting the Way, a series of public readings and performances which will be held over several weekends this autumn. The series debuts on Sunday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m., at the Great Falls International Word Festival, with short plays by playwrights from Australia, New Zealand, Jordan, Finland, Canada, Singapore, the Netherlands and the United States, read by Jan Maher, Trenda Loftin, Nina Gross and Doug Selwyn, with…

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Lighting the Way: Nine Short Plays That Stubbornly Celebrate a Sustainable Future

2019-10-17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, 3 Rosamond Street East
Almonte, Ontario K0A 1A0 Canada
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Come and see a creative collaboration between 40 locals age 10-65, and then join us afterwards for an opportunity to eat snacks and connect with local initiatives that are addressing climate change Plays include 4 new pieces co-created by 15 Almonte community members, plus international work commissioned by CCTA.   Plays include: Sunny Drake – ABSOLUTELY NOTHING OF ANY MEANING Brian Dykstra – TWO VOICES Zainabu Jallo – THERE GOES MY BOWTIE IN THE STORM Katie Pearl – THE EARTH'S…

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Lighting the Way: Nine Short Plays That Stubbornly Celebrate a Sustainable Future

2019-10-18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, 3 Rosamond Street East
Almonte, Ontario K0A 1A0 Canada
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Come and see a creative collaboration between 40 locals age 10-65, and then join us afterwards for an opportunity to eat snacks and connect with local initiatives that are addressing climate change Plays include 4 new pieces co-created by 15 Almonte community members, plus international work commissioned by CCTA.   Plays include: Sunny Drake – ABSOLUTELY NOTHING OF ANY MEANING Brian Dykstra – TWO VOICES Zainabu Jallo – THERE GOES MY BOWTIE IN THE STORM Katie Pearl – THE EARTH'S…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield

2019-10-19 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
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Greenfield, MA Greenfield, MA United States + Google Map

Greening Greenfield and Local Access are proud to present Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield: Lighting the Way, a series of public readings and performances which will be held over several weekends this autumn. The series debuts on Sunday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m., at the Great Falls International Word Festival, with short plays by playwrights from Australia, New Zealand, Jordan, Finland, Canada, Singapore, the Netherlands and the United States, read by Jan Maher, Trenda Loftin, Nina Gross and Doug Selwyn, with…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield

2019-10-19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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Greenfield, MA Greenfield, MA United States + Google Map

Greening Greenfield and Local Access are proud to present Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield: Lighting the Way, a series of public readings and performances which will be held over several weekends this autumn. The series debuts on Sunday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m., at the Great Falls International Word Festival, with short plays by playwrights from Australia, New Zealand, Jordan, Finland, Canada, Singapore, the Netherlands and the United States, read by Jan Maher, Trenda Loftin, Nina Gross and Doug Selwyn, with…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield

2019-10-19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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Greenfield, MA Greenfield, MA United States + Google Map

Greening Greenfield and Local Access are proud to present Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield: Lighting the Way, a series of public readings and performances which will be held over several weekends this autumn. The series debuts on Sunday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m., at the Great Falls International Word Festival, with short plays by playwrights from Australia, New Zealand, Jordan, Finland, Canada, Singapore, the Netherlands and the United States, read by Jan Maher, Trenda Loftin, Nina Gross and Doug Selwyn, with…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield

2019-10-19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
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Greenfield, MA Greenfield, MA United States + Google Map

Greening Greenfield and Local Access are proud to present Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield: Lighting the Way, a series of public readings and performances which will be held over several weekends this autumn. The series debuts on Sunday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m., at the Great Falls International Word Festival, with short plays by playwrights from Australia, New Zealand, Jordan, Finland, Canada, Singapore, the Netherlands and the United States, read by Jan Maher, Trenda Loftin, Nina Gross and Doug Selwyn, with…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield

2019-10-19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
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Greenfield, MA Greenfield, MA United States + Google Map

Greening Greenfield and Local Access are proud to present Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield: Lighting the Way, a series of public readings and performances which will be held over several weekends this autumn. The series debuts on Sunday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m., at the Great Falls International Word Festival, with short plays by playwrights from Australia, New Zealand, Jordan, Finland, Canada, Singapore, the Netherlands and the United States, read by Jan Maher, Trenda Loftin, Nina Gross and Doug Selwyn, with…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield

2019-10-26 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
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Greenfield, MA Greenfield, MA United States + Google Map

Greening Greenfield and Local Access are proud to present Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield: Lighting the Way, a series of public readings and performances which will be held over several weekends this autumn. The series debuts on Sunday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m., at the Great Falls International Word Festival, with short plays by playwrights from Australia, New Zealand, Jordan, Finland, Canada, Singapore, the Netherlands and the United States, read by Jan Maher, Trenda Loftin, Nina Gross and Doug Selwyn, with…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield

2019-10-26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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Greenfield, MA Greenfield, MA United States + Google Map

Greening Greenfield and Local Access are proud to present Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield: Lighting the Way, a series of public readings and performances which will be held over several weekends this autumn. The series debuts on Sunday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m., at the Great Falls International Word Festival, with short plays by playwrights from Australia, New Zealand, Jordan, Finland, Canada, Singapore, the Netherlands and the United States, read by Jan Maher, Trenda Loftin, Nina Gross and Doug Selwyn, with…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield

2019-10-26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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Greenfield, MA Greenfield, MA United States + Google Map

Greening Greenfield and Local Access are proud to present Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield: Lighting the Way, a series of public readings and performances which will be held over several weekends this autumn. The series debuts on Sunday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m., at the Great Falls International Word Festival, with short plays by playwrights from Australia, New Zealand, Jordan, Finland, Canada, Singapore, the Netherlands and the United States, read by Jan Maher, Trenda Loftin, Nina Gross and Doug Selwyn, with…

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November 2019

Art Meets Climate Change

2019-11-01 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Riverfront Community Room, 19 South Letitia Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Jean Haskell and Friends in the City will present readings of five plays in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to be followed by discussion and development of action plans. The plays are: Philip Braithwaite – ICE FLOW Jordan Hall – THE DONATION Elspeth Tilley – LIN AND ASH MaryAnn Karanja – BIRTHDAY SUIT Stephen Sewell – THE REASON  

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Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield

2019-11-02 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
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Greenfield, MA Greenfield, MA United States + Google Map

Greening Greenfield and Local Access are proud to present Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield: Lighting the Way, a series of public readings and performances which will be held over several weekends this autumn. The series debuts on Sunday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m., at the Great Falls International Word Festival, with short plays by playwrights from Australia, New Zealand, Jordan, Finland, Canada, Singapore, the Netherlands and the United States, read by Jan Maher, Trenda Loftin, Nina Gross and Doug Selwyn, with…

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Take Ten for Climate Change at the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama

2019-11-04 - 2019-11-08
Purnell Center for the Arts, 5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15215 United States
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Each instructor in the School of Drama at Carnegie Mellon University will set aside 10 minutes in each course they teach during the week of November 4 to have students read aloud, or in some way perform, a short climate change play (and, if time permits, have a brief discussion of the play). The aim here is to open, for the week, a school-wide conversation on theater's potential to engage climate action.

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Heat & Trash

2019-11-06
Gutenbergschool Wiesbaden, Mosbacher Str. 1
Wiesbaden, 65187 Germany
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We all know that food consumption behavior has a decisive impact on our ecological footprint. Going vegan or going vegetarian can halve CO2 emissions. Moreover, it helps to eat regional and seasonal produce, because this helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions considerably. Informing students about the ecological benefits of consuming apples from natural fruit meadows can motivate them to reflect on the environmental contribution of bees in terms of maintaining biodiversity. Most of us know using public transport is better…

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Art Meets Climate Change

2019-11-10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
The Philadelphian, 2410 Pennsylvania Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States
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Jean Haskell and students from Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will present readings of five plays in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to be followed by discussion and development of action plans. The plays are: Philip Braithwaite – ICE FLOW Jordan Hall – THE DONATION Elspeth Tilley – LIN AND ASH MaryAnn Karanja – BIRTHDAY SUIT Stephen Sewell – THE REASON  

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CCTA at Artworks Theatre on Waiheke Island

2019-11-15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm NZDT
Artworks Theatre, 2 Korora Rd
Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1081 New Zealand
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Kashmir Postel is organising the programme and engaging locals at Artworks Theatre on Waiheke Island to actively participate in this CCTA event. The dance, poetry, song and storytelling performances include script readings from the work of these CCTA 2019 playwrights:   Chantal Bilodeau – IT STARTS WITH ME Kiana Rivera – KUMU KUKUI Julie McKee – A HOLIDAY ON ICE IN A WARM CLIMATE Two plays from the 2017 CCTA list will also be performed: Hiro Kanagawa – GAIA Elspeth Tilley – THE PENGUINS…

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Climate Change Theatre Action and Stone Soup Collective at the College of Charleston

2019-11-20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Office of Sustainability, Knox Lesesne House, College of Charleston, 66 George St
Charleston, SC 29424 United States
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Climate Change Theatre Action at the College of Charleston will take place during Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. We'll present during the Stone Soup Collective, which makes and distributes soup to food insecure students.   The play readings will include the following plays: Peterson Toscano – BIGGER LOVE Elspeth Tilley – LIN AND ASH Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORNING Joan Lipkin – ABOUT THAT CHOCOLATE BAR Vitor Jatobá – FAILED EXPERIMENT  …

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Lighting the Way at Graceland University in Lamoni, IA

2019-11-21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm CST
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JR Theatre in The Shaw Center, Graceland University, Theatre Department, 1 University Place
Lamoni, IA 50140 United States
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Lighting the Way is a collaboration of four directors at Graceland University in Lamoni, IA, who chose three CCTA short plays each to create an evening of Climate Change Theatre Action. The following 12 CCTA plays will be featured: Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF Joan Lipkin – ABOUT THAT CHOCOLATE BAR... Hanna Cormick – CANARY Paula Cizmar – APPEALING Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORiNING Jordan Hall – THE DONATION Sunny Drake – ABSOLUTELY…

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Lighting the Way at Graceland University in Lamoni, IA

2019-11-22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm CST
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JR Theatre in The Shaw Center, Graceland University, Theatre Department, 1 University Place
Lamoni, IA 50140 United States
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Lighting the Way is a collaboration of four directors at Graceland University in Lamoni, IA, who chose three CCTA short plays each to create an evening of Climate Change Theatre Action. The following 12 CCTA plays will be featured: Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF Joan Lipkin – ABOUT THAT CHOCOLATE BAR... Hanna Cormick – CANARY Paula Cizmar – APPEALING Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORiNING Jordan Hall – THE DONATION Sunny Drake – ABSOLUTELY…

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Lighting the Way at Graceland University in Lamoni, IA

2019-11-23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm CST
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JR Theatre in The Shaw Center, Graceland University, Theatre Department, 1 University Place
Lamoni, IA 50140 United States
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Lighting the Way is a collaboration of four directors at Graceland University in Lamoni, IA, who chose three CCTA short plays each to create an evening of Climate Change Theatre Action. The following 12 CCTA plays will be featured: Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF Joan Lipkin – ABOUT THAT CHOCOLATE BAR... Hanna Cormick – CANARY Paula Cizmar – APPEALING Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORiNING Jordan Hall – THE DONATION Sunny Drake – ABSOLUTELY…

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December 2019

Eco-Design Charrette

2019-12-02 @ 10:00 am - 2019-12-20 @ 5:00 pm EST
Triga Studio, 77 Florence Street
Toronto, ON M6K 1P4 Canada
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Triga Creative & The Centre for Sustainable Practice in the Arts are hosting their inaugural Eco-Design Charrette between December 2nd - 20th, 2019 at Triga Studio in the Parkdale neighbourhood of Toronto. The Eco-Design Charrette aims to fuel each participant with the knowledge and inspiration needed to design with an ecological consciousness. Through rapid design seeding we are expanding how we imagine scenography and its power to change our world. The Eco-Design Charrette is centred on the creation of concepts…

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Kennesaw State University Climate Change Theatre Action

2019-12-04 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST
Onyx Theatre, Kennesaw State University, 462 Prillaman Way
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Director Michele Minnick, dramaturg Tom Fish and members of the Vital Matters ensemble will gather together faculty, staff and students of the Kennesaw State University Department of Theatre and Performance Studies to do very lightly rehearsed readings of seven plays, with live musical interludes. Elspeth Tilley – LIN AND ASH Elaine Ávila – THE ROOKERY Julie McKee – A HOLIDAY ON ICE IN A WARM CLIMATE Caridad Svich – A LETTER FROM THE OCEAN Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL…

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Lighting the Way in Utah

2019-12-06 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm MST
Utah Shakespeare Festival, 198 Shakespeare Ln
Cedar City, UT 84720 United States
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The Climate Change Theatre Action event at SUU will be a staged reading of four plays from international playwrights: Julie McKee – A HOLIDAY ON ICE IN A WARM CLIMATE,  staged by Hailey Hanseu Elspeth Tilley – LIN AND ASH, staged by Nora Asplund Matthew Paul Olmos – STARING HER DOWN, staged by Ada Lauren Taylor Vitor Jatobá – FAILED EXPERIMENT, staged by Ada Lauren Taylor We are partnering with Southern Utah University, HEAL Utah, and SUU's Sustainability club to put on this…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield

2019-12-07 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am EST
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Greening Greenfield and Local Access are proud to present Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield: Lighting the Way, a series of public readings and performances which will be held over several weekends this autumn. The series debuts on Sunday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m., at the Great Falls International Word Festival, with short plays by playwrights from Australia, New Zealand, Jordan, Finland, Canada, Singapore, the Netherlands and the United States, read by Jan Maher, Trenda Loftin, Nina Gross and Doug Selwyn, with…

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Climate Change Theatre Action at Unity College

2019-12-11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST
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Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill Road
Unity, ME 04988 United States
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Plays will be read in Sam Collier's classes – Environmental World Literature and Introduction to Environmental Writing – and at the Student Activity Center at Unity College in Maine. The following plays will be included: Elaine Ávila – THE ROOKERY Philip Braithwaite – ICE FLOW Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORNING Jordan Hall – THE DONATION Vitor Jatobá – FAILED EXPERIMENT Julie McKee – HOLIDAY ON ICE IN A WARM CLIMATE Stephen Sewell…

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Climate Change Theatre Action at Unity College

2019-12-12 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am EST
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Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill Road
Unity, ME 04988 United States
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Plays will be read in Sam Collier's classes – Environmental World Literature and Introduction to Environmental Writing – and at the Student Activity Center at Unity College in Maine. The following plays will be included: Elaine Ávila – THE ROOKERY Philip Braithwaite – ICE FLOW Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORNING Jordan Hall – THE DONATION Vitor Jatobá – FAILED EXPERIMENT Julie McKee – HOLIDAY ON ICE IN A WARM CLIMATE Stephen Sewell…

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Climate Change Theatre Action at Unity College

2019-12-12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill Road
Unity, ME 04988 United States
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Plays will be read in Sam Collier's classes – Environmental World Literature and Introduction to Environmental Writing – and at the Student Activity Center at Unity College in Maine. The following plays will be included: Elaine Ávila – THE ROOKERY Philip Braithwaite – ICE FLOW Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORNING Jordan Hall – THE DONATION Vitor Jatobá – FAILED EXPERIMENT Julie McKee – HOLIDAY ON ICE IN A WARM CLIMATE Stephen Sewell…

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Stories of Climate Change

2019-12-13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Episcopal Actors Guild, 1 East 29th St
New York, NY United States
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Ego Actus in New York City will present readings of 11 short plays about climate change as part of a worldwide series of readings and performances presented to coincide with, and raise awareness of, the United Nations Madrid Climate Conference (COP25). Our plays will be: Joan Lipkin – ABOUT THAT CHOCOLATE BAR Elspeth Tilley – LIN AND ASH Elaine Ávila – THE ROOKERY Julie McKee – A HOLIDAY ON ICE IN A WARM CLIMATE Elaine Ávila – BRACKENDALE Paula Cizmar…

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February 2020

Art Meets Climate Change

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
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Readings of five climate change plays followed by small group discussion of climate change actions, and distribution of the Sustainability Pledge asking people to take responsibility for at least one new climate action. The plays: Philip Braithwaite – ICE FLOW Jordan Hall – THE DONATION by Elspeth Tilley – LIN AND ASH Maryann Karanja – BIRTHDAY SUIT Stephen Sewell – THE REASON Readers are all from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Temple University. Feb 8 will take place at Philadelphia Ethical…

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Art Meets Climate Change

February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
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Readings of five climate change plays followed by small group discussion of climate change actions, and distribution of the Sustainability Pledge asking people to take responsibility for at least one new climate action. The plays: Philip Braithwaite – ICE FLOW Jordan Hall – THE DONATION by Elspeth Tilley – LIN AND ASH Maryann Karanja – BIRTHDAY SUIT Stephen Sewell – THE REASON Readers are all from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Temple University. Feb 8 will take place at Philadelphia Ethical…

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March 2020

Lighting the Way

March 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:10 pm CST
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Wilshire Baptist Church, 4316 Abrams Road
Dallas, TX 75214 United States
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Faith in 3-D is an annual endeavor of Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas using drama, discussion, and dessert to explore the moral or ethical issue emphasized in the dramatic work. This year’s theme will feature the issues of climate change. Several CCTA plays will be interspersed with music and exposition designed to call attention to the urgency of the problem and to offer suggestions for ways that individuals can mitigate the situation.   The production will include: Chantal Bilodeau…

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Lighting the Way

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:10 pm CST
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Wilshire Baptist Church, 4316 Abrams Road
Dallas, TX 75214 United States
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Faith in 3-D is an annual endeavor of Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas using drama, discussion, and dessert to explore the moral or ethical issue emphasized in the dramatic work. This year’s theme will feature the issues of climate change. Several CCTA plays will be interspersed with music and exposition designed to call attention to the urgency of the problem and to offer suggestions for ways that individuals can mitigate the situation.   The production will include: Chantal Bilodeau…

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