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October 2017

(Play) a reading series

2017-10-08 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+4
New York University Abu Dhabi, NYU Abu Dhabi Saadiyat Campus, Central Palms, P.O. Box 129188
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Initiated in Fall 2015 by Assistant Arts Professor Ayşan Çelik, New York University Abu Dhabi Theater Program's (Play) a reading series is an ongoing curated engagement with scripted plays. From informal stop-and-start table-reads, to rehearsed public presentations followed by a panel of experts, and everything in between: (Play) is a chance for the NYUAD community to experience significant works of playwriting and the questions they ask about the world. On October 8, 2017, at 8pm, in a singular (Play) event,…

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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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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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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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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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November 2017

Staged Reading at State University of New York at Oswego

2017-11-04 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+0
Hart Hall, SUNY Oswego Campus Oswego, NY 13126 United States + Google Map

As part of the campus wide Hart Global Awareness Conference, students will present staged reading of CCTA plays. Open to general public. Selected plays: Katie Pearl, APPRECIATION Elaine Ávila, BRACKENDALE Maya Zbib, SARDINES Meaza Worku, CROSSROADS Staged reading, directed by Milton Loayza

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The K-State Purple Reader’s Project

2017-11-07 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST
Nichols Hall at K-State Manhattan, KS 66506 United States + Google Map

The K-State Purple Reader's Project will present a Climate Change Theatre Action event on November 7, 2017. Featured playwrights are: Elaine Ávila, BRACKENDALE Maya Zbib, SARDINES Philip Braithwaite, SWINGING AMONG THE STARS Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS

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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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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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Culture*Park Theatre 15th annual Short Plays Marathon

2017-11-11 @ 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm EST
New Bedford Whaling Museum Theater, 18 Johnnycake Hill
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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Featuring staged readings of new works by local, regional and national playwrights! 25 short plays will be presented by an ensemble of Southern New England actors and directors. Each segment of plays is punctuated by playwright/audience talk-backs. The Plays Marathon runs until 10pm, followed by “late night camp” until 10:30 pm. The Marathon will feature SARDINES by Maya Zbib.

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Climate Change Theatre Action at Artichoke Dance Company

2017-11-11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Artichoke Dance Company, 121 Sterling Place, #2B
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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An evening of theater, dance, poetry (and music) illuminating the complexity of climate change produced by Artichoke Dance Company, a performance and community engagement organization working at the intersection of arts and environmental activism. Featured playwrights: Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS Sarena Parmar, THE RUBIK'S CUBE SOLUTION Katie Pearl, APPRECIATION Ian Rowlands, BOTTOM UP Lisa Schlesinger, MINOR FLOOD, MAJOR CONSTELLATION: SIRIUS AND THE CARTOGRAPHER MAP THE NEW WORLD Caridad Svich, THIS Maya Zbib, SARDINES Also featured, PROTEUS, a dance by Artichoke…

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Eco-Performance and Climate Change Theater Action

2017-11-12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Boston Conservatory at Berklee, 8 Fenway
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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Our event will feature student pieces of theatre, film, and movement that explore a range of issues, including habitat mismanagement, animal migration, captivity, and extinction, fast fashion, and the links between food and land and the other-than-human world. We will be including readings of pieces contributed as part of CCTA, including: Jordan Hall, RUBE GOLDBERG DEVICE FOR THE GENERATION OF HOPE Clare Duffy, THE BLUE PUZZLE Lynn Rosen, DOT TO DOT TO DOT Maya Zbib, SARDINES Jordan Tannahill, NOCTURNE Katie…

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The Time for Action Is Now

2017-11-12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST
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One event on 2017-11-13 at 6:30 pm

IGAC Studio103, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, Ontario M6J 2W5 Canada
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PLAYERS who MOVE, MOVERS who RESPOND, CITIZENS who CARE. ACROSS OCEANS ARTS joins CCTA's worldwide movement INVITING YOU to JOIN in the ACTION. A 2 day Performance Action devising stagings for 5 plays chosen from the 50 plays commissioned by Climate Change Theatre Action (CCTA), as catalysts for dialogue & engagement in climate change issues. Sunday Nov. 12, 6:30pm – MEET the PLAYS, DEVISE STAGINGS. Monday Nov. 13, 6:30pm – PERFORM, PLAY, TAKE ACTION, RESPOND. Featured playwrights are: Kendra Fanconi, IDEA…

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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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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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December 2017

Climate Change Theatre Action in Lafayette

2017-12-01 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
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One event on 2017-12-02 at 6:00 pm

Vermilion River Lafayette, LA United States + Google Map

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is presenting the plays SARDINES by Maya Zbib and FOR THE GULF COAST by C.A. Johnson, as well as a short devised piece based on a series of six-word stories drawn from in-depth interviews with residents of Pecan Island, a gulf coast community that has seen a loss of land due to the change in water levels in the gulf.  They are performing on the banks of the Vermilion River in Lafayette, Louisiana on…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Indianapolis

2017-12-09 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Rabble Coffee, 2119 E 10th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46201 United States
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On December 9th, Abby Gilster and Casey Lowenthal are hosting an evening of readings of plays on the subject of climate change in different parts of the world. Featured playwrights are: Sarena Parmar, THE RUBIK'S CUBE SOLUTION Jessica Litwak, THE NARCISSISM OF SMALL DIFFERENCES Maya Zbib, SARDINES

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