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December 2019

Playhouse Emissions: Climate Change Theatre Action St. Louis 2019

2019-12-13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm CST
Mark Wilson Studio Theatre, Xavier Hall, St. Louis University, 3733 W Pine Mall
St. Louis, MO 63108 United States
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Why are some young couples forgoing having children? Where does that chocolate bar come from? How might certain media outlets spin a climate change emergency? See these themes and more explored in this edition of "Playhouse Emissions: Climate Change Theatre Action St. Louis 2019"! Hosted by That Uppity Theatre Company in association with Saint Louis University Fine and Performing Arts Department, produced by Joan Lipkin, and directed by Thomas Martin, Anna Blair and Alex Knapp, "Playhouse Emissions: Climate Change Theatre…

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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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CCTA at The Institute for the Art and Practice of Dissent at Home

Lena Šimic will organize a reading of her play THREE CONVERSATIONS on Saturday December 14. This will be a private event at The Institute for the Art and Practice of Dissent at Home in Liverpool. Lena will read the play with her three sons. The Institute for the Art and Practice of Dissent at Home is an art activist space from her home - it lasted for 10 years and this will be its last event, together with a few…

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A Letter from the Ocean in Sacramento

2019-12-14
Sacramento Sacramento, CA United States + Google Map

On December 14, A LETTER FROM THE OCEAN by Caridad Svich will be read as part of a holiday party in Sacramento.

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BNWorks 2020 Eco-plays launch with Climate Change Theatre Action

2019-12-14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Brave New World Rep Headquarters, 303 Westminster Road
Brooklyn, NY 11218 United States
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A cocktail party for patrons of Brave New World Repertory Theatre to launch our 2020 line-up of eco-plays by women writers will include staged readings of the following CCTA plays: Paula Cizmar – APPEALING Elaine Avila – THE ROOKERY Madeline Sayet – BLOOD ON THE LEAVES The plays will be performed and directed by members of the Brave New World Rep company. Re-usable wine glasses and 100% recycled paper products will be used at the event and upcoming BNWorks 2020 series. Patrons will…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Chernihiv, Ukraine

2019-12-14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+2
Chernihiv Halahan Art Museum, Museum Str, 6
Chernihiv, Ukraine
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The youth drama theatre AmaTea will present an experimental performance including five original plays: Caridad Svich – A LETTER FROM THE OCEAN Yolanda Bonnell – DRIP Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF Abhishek Majumdar – THE ARROW Chantal Bilodeau – IT STARTS WITH ME The performance is a combination of drama, choreography, video animation with original music. The performance is an international collaboration between Ukrainian actors, theatre director Olena Rosstalna, choreographer Svetlana Likhtina, visual artist Vladislav Boyko, and…

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Lighting the Way: 8 Short Plays about Climate Change

2019-12-14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
Swanson Conference Center, Institute for the Culinary Arts
Omaha, NE 68111 United States
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Metropolitan Community College is proud to participate in this year’s Climate Change Theatre Action, an international series of readings of short climate change plays that coincide with the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP) meetings. To help represent Nebraska, eight of these plays will receive semi-staged readings on December 14 in the Swanson Conference Center of MCC’s Fort Omaha Campus. The event begins at 6:00 pm. As part of the evening, Chelsea Johnson, Deputy Director of the Nebraska Conservation Voters,…

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“Your House is on Fire”

2019-12-14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Sequoyah Hall at Mount Sequoyah, 150 N Skyline Drive
Fayetteville, AR 72701 United States
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Free

ArkansasStaged joins international theater movement Climate Change Theatre Action to bring Northwest Arkansas an immersive staged reading at Mt. Sequoyah’s Great Hall. Funny, foreboding, and absurd, "Your House is on Fire" presents several 5-minute plays: Katie Pearl – THE EARTH’S BLUE HEART Caridad Svich – A LETTER FROM THE OCEAN Yvette Nolan – BREATHING SPACE Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORNING Hanna Cormick – CANARY Artists Cole Wimpee, Lacy Post, Abdelrahman (Abud) Metwally, Michael…

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Palm Beach Climate Change Theatre Action(S)

2019-12-14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
The Box Gallery, 811B Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33405 United States
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An evening of readings, videos, and dance productions at The Box Gallery, sponsored by Florida Arts Association, featuring the following CCTA plays: Peterson Toscano – BIGGER LOVE Damon Chua – STEAMY SESSION IN A SINGAPORE SPA Vitor Jatobá – FAILED EXPERIMENT Madeline Sayet – BLOOD ON THE LEAVES Joan Lipkin – ABOUT THAT CHOCOLATE BAR Mike van Graan – HASHTAG YOU TOO Lana Nasser – THE BUTTERFLY THAT PERSISTED Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF Alister Emerson –…

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The Climate Chronicles

2019-12-14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+5.5
National Centre for Performing Arts, Mumbai, Sir Dorab Tata Road, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point
Mumbai, India
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Readings in the Shed is a performative reading form that brings together theatre artists from Mumbai to perform literature from all over the world. This December, Readings in the Shed shall perform seven plays from the collection provided by Climate Change Theatre Action.   The plays are: Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF Paula Cizmar – APPEALING Damon Chua – STEAMY SESSION IN A SINGAPORE SPA Vitor Jatobá – FAILED EXPERIMENT Abhishek Majumdar – THE ARROW Lana Nasser –…

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Sila & It Starts With Me

2019-12-14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
Palomar College Studio Theatre, 1140 W. Mission Rd
San Marcos, 92069 United States
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This is a Palomar College fully mounted production of Chantal Bilodeau's amazing full-length play SILA, followed by the CCTA play IT STARTS WITH ME, also by Chantal Bilodeau, as an epilogue after the curtain call.

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Climate Change Theater Action at the Arbor Institute

2019-12-14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm MST
Arbor Institute, 1708 13th St.
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Presented as part of Love Letters to the Earth Part 1: Poetry Jam for the Planet Love Letters to the Earth is a poetic celebration of our deep love for our home planet, hosted by the newly-founded Arbor Institute in Boulder, Colorado – an evening of creative performance featuring poets, actors and musicians from throughout the Front Range. The evening will include a performance of BREATHING SPACE, a one-act play by Algonquin playwright Yvette Nolan, performed by Boulder actors Danny Mann and Sara Woodyard as part of Climate Change Theatre Action. We…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Reno, Nevada

2019-12-14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm PST
Stacey Spain’s home, 2015 King Edward Ct
Reno, NV 89503 United States
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We will be reading BREATHING SPACE by Yvette Nolan as the first meeting of a new Native Voices Theater partnership at Truckee Meadows Community College.

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Graduate Class at Iowa State University on Drama and Empowering Social Change

2019-12-15
Iowa State University, 527 Farmhouse Lane
Ames, IA 50011 United States
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This graduate course adopts an interdisciplinary approach that blends analyses of plays, including Chantal Bilodeau’s SILA, and the following CCTA 2019 plays:   Yolanda Bonnell – DRIP Shy Richardson & Karina Yager – TRÉS MARIAS: CATEGORIES & LUZ Yvette Nolan – BREATHING SPACE Caridad Svich – A LETTER FROM THE OCEAN Lana Nasser – THE BUTTERFLY THAT PERSISTED as well as a storytelling-based computer simulation model, and strategies from the humanities, social sciences, and climate science.   Through this confluence…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Oahu, Hawaii

2019-12-15
Oahu Oahu, HI United States + Google Map

Claire Lipschultz's niece will read CANARY by Hanna Cormick outside in Oahu, Hawaii.

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Conversatorio al aire libre

2019-12-15 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am -05
El Campo de Marte, Jesús María
Lima, 15072 Peru
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Se abordarán temas sobre el cambio climático y como el teatro puede ser usado como herramienta para la educación ambiental, los participantes son miembros de RUA PERÚ. Se harán ejercicios de calentamiento, lectura, escenificación y análisis de las obras. Las obras elegidas son: HELADO DE VAINILLA de Mónica Hoth y A ESE PERRO LE GUSTA EL MANGO de Georgina Escobar.

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Chernihiv, Ukraine

2019-12-15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+2
Chernihiv Halahan Art Museum, Museum Str, 6
Chernihiv, Ukraine
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The youth drama theatre AmaTea will present an experimental performance including five original plays: Caridad Svich – A LETTER FROM THE OCEAN Yolanda Bonnell – DRIP Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF Abhishek Majumdar – THE ARROW Chantal Bilodeau – IT STARTS WITH ME The performance is a combination of drama, choreography, video animation with original music. The performance is an international collaboration between Ukrainian actors, theatre director Olena Rosstalna, choreographer Svetlana Likhtina, visual artist Vladislav Boyko, and…

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Lighting the Way: Climate Change Theatre Action in San Diego

2019-12-15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm PST
La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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Sunday, December 15th and Tuesday, December 17th both at 7pm, the La Jolla Theatre Ensemble will present "Lighting the Way: Climate Change Theatre Action in San Diego," a staged reading of one dozen short plays and stories, selected from 50 commissioned works as part of the bi-annual global event. The program will include climate change-themed pieces by playwrights who hail from Australia, Iraq, Los Angeles, New York, New Zealand, Oklahoma, Portugal, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and more, and be performed…

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Ithaca College Climate Change Artist/Theatre Action

2019-12-15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
The Earl McCarroll Studio Theatre, Dillingham Center, Ithaca College, 953 Danby Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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Ithaca College in upstate New York will present a devised piece around a series of short plays. The plays produced are: Madeline Sayet – BLOOD ON THE LEAVES Yvette Nolan – BREATHING SPACE David Finnigan – THERE ARE A LOT OF STORIES YOU CAN TELL ABOUT HUMANITY Brian Dykstra – TWO VOICES Hanna Cormick – CANARY Lana I. Nasser – THE BUTTERFLY THAT PERSISTED Vitor Jatobá – FAILED EXPERIMENT Yolanda Bonnell – DRIP  

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Art for Earth

2019-12-15 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm CET
Essenza e- Teatro, Via Moncenisio, 10
Corigliano D'otranto Lecce, 73022 Italy
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MaldEstro school for actors from Alibi Theatre in collaboration with other members of the community is responding to the call of ‘’Climate Change Theater Action’’. We are organising an event in the historic center of Corigliano d’Otranto, in the heart of Salento, a rural area in South Italy. We have organised an intensive weekend workshop around the construction of performance with the theme of climate change called ‘’Art for Earth’’. We will be using different texts from international dramatist collaborating…

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Canaries Are Flying – Action Needed Now

2019-12-16 - 2019-12-27
Across Oceans Arts ONLINE Toronto, Ontario Canada + Google Map

Across Oceans Arts, instigates a 24/7 online engagement during these longest nights of Dec 16-27. Hanna Cormick's CANARY lights the way for online readings and sharing from the comfort of personal devices across AOA's international network. Canaries are used in coal mines to warn miners of air contamination. Their tiny bodies feel the contamination first. When the canaries stop singing the miners know they must evacuate. Directed by AD Maxine Heppner, AOA players are invited to record their spontaneous readings,…

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Montclair State, Theatre in Society: Climate Change Theatre Action

2019-12-16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Montclair State University, 1 Normal Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Our class at Montclair State University in New Jersey will conduct a reading and discussion around THE DONATION by Jordan Hall, ABOUT THAT CHOCOLATE BAR by Joan Lipkin, and BLOOD ON THE LEAVES by Madeline Sayet. The students will familiarize themselves with our local Sunrise Movement Hub and their next planned meetings and actions.

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Climate Change Theatre Action 2019: Lighting the Way in Nanjing, PRC

2019-12-16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm UTC+8
NIO House (Xinjiekou branch), No. 75 Zhongshan Road
Gulou District, Nanjing, PRC, China
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Climate Change Theatre Action - Nanjing 星期一,12月16日,7:30pm Monday, December 16th, 7:30 pm Venue: NIO Home, Xinjiekou, Nanjing, PRC Featuring performers, writers, and directors from around Nanjing and Shanghai (and remotely from New Zealand and the United States), CCTA Nanjing will showcase staged readings of CCTA plays and original pieces, ending in a discussion between the actors and audience about climate change and what actions we can take to continue to address it on both a local and global scale. CCTA…

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Hawaii Cold Reads for Climate Change Theatre Action

2019-12-17
Sacred Hearts Academy, 3253 Waialae Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816 United States
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Students from Sacred Hearts Academy's Global Issues class and Learning Across Borders (LAB) Club will perform cold readings of the following plays to explore the creative side of climate activism. Abhishek Majumdar – THE ARROW Hanna Cormick – CANARY Sunny Drake – ABSOLUTELY NOTHING OF ANY MEANING Nathan Yungerberg – MISS VIOLA EVIE ANDERSON'S DINING HALL FOR BEES Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF

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Climate Change Theatre Action at International School Almere

2019-12-17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CET
International School Almere, Heliumweg 61
Almere, 1362 JA Netherlands
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We will hold a series of play readings and semi rehearsed performances of five CCTA plays: Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF Elaine Ávila – THE ROOKERY Paula Cizmar – APPEALING Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORNING Vitor Jatobá – FAILED EXPERIMENT The readings and performances will be done by 5th-year drama, music and art students who are investigating the impact of human actions on the environment as part of their…

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Climate Change Theatre Action at CSU Bakersfield

2019-12-17 @ 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm PST
CSUB Doré Arena Theatre, 9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311 United States
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Scene Study students at California State University-Bakersfield will present seven plays as their final project. Members from the CSUB Sustainability Team have been invited to attend. The selected plays are: Six Polar Bears Fell out of the Sky This Morning - Alister Emerson Failed Experiment - Vitor Jatobá English Please - Marcia Johnson About That Chocolate Bar... - Joan Lipkin Breathing Space - Yvette Nolan The Reason - Stephen Sewell Steamy Session in a Singapore Spa - Damon Chua

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Hurricane in a Handbag: A Collection of Eco-Performances

2019-12-17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Boston Conservatory at Berklee, 8 Fenway
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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We global warmingly invite you to this Climate Change Theatre Action event, sharing in the work of students of Eco-Performance at Boston Conservatory at Berklee. This time to share will also feature the voices of playwrights Caridad Svich (A LETTER FROM THE OCEAN) and Hanna Cormick (CANARY), who have contributed to Climate Change Theatre Action 2019. These performances and readings will take place from 2:30-4 PM in Seully Hall on Tuesday, December 17, inclusive of a short talk-with if time…

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Lighting the Way: Climate Change Theatre Action in San Diego

2019-12-17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm PST
La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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Sunday, December 15th and Tuesday, December 17th both at 7pm, the La Jolla Theatre Ensemble will present "Lighting the Way: Climate Change Theatre Action in San Diego," a staged reading of one dozen short plays and stories, selected from 50 commissioned works as part of the bi-annual global event. The program will include climate change-themed pieces by playwrights who hail from Australia, Iraq, Los Angeles, New York, New Zealand, Oklahoma, Portugal, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and more, and be performed…

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CCTA in Erfurt, Germany

2019-12-18
Erfurt Erfurt, Germany + Google Map

As part of a university workshop on climate art/action, a group of 25 students is going to select five plays for production. The plays will be staged throughout the semester on 11/20 (Chantal Bilodeau – IT STARTS WITH ME), 11/27 (Abhishek Majumdar – THE ARROW), 12/4 (MaryAnn Karanja – BIRTHDAY SUIT), 12/11 (Marcus Youssef – DUST), and on 12/18 (play yet to be selected) in various locations in the city of Erfurt in Germany. (Photo by Verena Laschinger)

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CCTA at Sayre School in Lexington, Kentucky

2019-12-18
Sayre School, 194 N Limestone
Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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On December 18th, actors will read A DOG LOVES MANGO by Georgina Escobar in a school playwriting showcase at Sayre School in Lexington, Kentucky. The actors are: MJ Farrell as Lucretia Kelsey Waltermire as Clara Brad Ulery as Jeff  

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CCTA Studio Performance in Weilheim

2019-12-18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CET
Gymnasium Weilheim, Weilheim in Oberbayern Germany + Google Map

On December 18th, 2019, our school's theatre group performs five different plays from the CCTA portfolio: Chantal Bilodeau's "It starts with me", Stephen Sewell's "The Reason", Hassan Abdulrazzak's "Laila Pines for the Wolf", Vitor Jatobá's "Failed Experiment" and Joan Lipkin's "About a Chocolate Bar". Some of the plays are put on stage in their original English version, some were translated into German. The performances take place in different locations throughout our school building. Our vision is to "fill" our school…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Graz, Austria

2019-12-18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CET
Grazer Kunstverein, Burggasse 4
Graz, 8010 Austria
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Six polar bears that simply dropped from above? How can this be communicated to the general public? A group of high-school students from BG GIBS - Graz International Bilingual School in Austria have been contemplating just that. The theater group will perform two short plays – Chantal Bilodeau’s IT STARTS WITH ME and Alister Emerson’s SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORNING – during this event, which is part of Climate Change Theatre Action 2019 and which…

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Climate Change Theatre Action at Archbold Biological Station

2019-12-18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Archbold Biological Station, 123 Main Dr
Venus, FL 33960 United States
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Archbold Biological Station in Florida will hold a Climate Change Theatre Action event on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 from 5pm-7pm. This is a closed event for our staff. The staff, mostly conservation biologists, will do table reads. Casting will be spontaneous. In between the plays, we will have open discussions about each work's themes. Featured plays are: Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF Elaine Avila – THE ROOKERY Philip Braithwaite – ICE FLOW Paula Cizmar – APPEALING Sunny…

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A Letter from the Ocean in Alabama

2019-12-18 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm CST
Offbeat Coffee Studio, 2620 Clinton Ave W Suite 1D
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
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A LETTER FROM THE OCEAN by Caridad Svich will be read by Stella Broussard at Offbeat Coffee Studio in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Lebanon

2019-12-18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EET
Studio Laban, Sanayeh Area, Spears Street, Zico House Building, Rooftop
Beirut, Lebanon
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In this event we will be using the Arabic script "LEILA WAL ZE'B" by Hassan Abdulrazzak in a modern way. Working on repetition and rhythms, followed by a film projection on climate change and a discussion. This event will happen on the night of our monthly cinema club event "Rooftop Cinema," transforming our studio (studio Laban) into a more climate friendly space, replacing the usual stage lights with LED lights to help save energy and limit the heat. To start…

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Climate Change Action Theatre in Cumberland, British Columbia

2019-12-18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PST
Abbey Studio, 2698 Penrith Ave
Cumberland, British Columbia V0R 1S0 Canada
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Join Forest Stories Collective and Elevate for a staged reading event of short plays connected to critical climate change and resiliency themes. Dark, funny, through proving, irreverent and hopeful. The Forest Stories Collective and Elevate are part of a global participatory theatre project with hundreds of organizations across the planet reading from select plays through the fall and early winter of 2019.   The line-up of plays is as follows: David Finnigan –  THERE ARE A LOT OF STORIES YOU…

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Lighting the Way Wheeling

2019-12-19 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm EST
The Later Gator, 2145 Market Street, Centre Market
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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We are holding a concert reading of Derek Davidson's BLACKJACK in conjunction with a local crepery called The Later Gator. We have invited local theatre groups to select readings and join us. The Later Gator has a special menu, with climate change themed drinks and desserts (Mudslides, Tsunami's, Dark and Stormy, the Glacier Melt, etc.). A local agency called the Wheeling Winter Freeze Shelter has been contacted about needs this year and a list of items has been created. Anyone…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Ms. Maley’s New Paltz, New York Class

2019-12-20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
Lenape Elementary School, 1 Eugene L Brown Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561 United States
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THE EARTH'S BLUE HEART by Katie Pearl will be performed in Ms. Maley's 4th grade classroom at Lenape Elementary School in New Paltz, NY. We are looking to inform and inspire action.

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Ms. Maley’s New Paltz, New York Class

2019-12-20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Lenape Elementary School, 1 Eugene L Brown Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561 United States
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THE EARTH'S BLUE HEART by Katie Pearl will be performed in Ms. Maley's 4th grade classroom at Lenape Elementary School in New Paltz, NY. We are looking to inform and inspire action.

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Scariff Youth Call to Action

2019-12-20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm GMT
Scariff Community College, Drewsborough
Scarriff, Co. Clare V94 Y9W2 Ireland
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Scariff Youth Call to Action will be presented in Scariff, County Clare, Ireland. It is initiated by Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board's Creative Youth team. The reading of SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORNING by Alister Emerson will be rehearsed for an hour and read in Scariff Community College on December 13 and at Dance Limerick on December 20, by a group of students who are present to absorb creative experiences and reflect on…

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Holiday Climate Action Party

2019-12-20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST
Progress Lab 1422, 1422 William St
Vancouver, BC V5L 2P7 Canada
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Neworld Theatre along with fellow Progress Lab companies and collaborators Electric Theatre Company, Playwrights Theatre Centre (PTC), rice & beans theatre and Rumble Theatre in Vancouver, Canada, will be hosting a gathering as part of the 2019 Climate Change Theatre Action. We'll be doing some casual readings of a few plays including DUST by Neworld’s Senior Artist Marcus Youssef, as well as Yvette Nolan's BREATHING SPACE and Jordan Hall's THE DONATION. Also, there will be a craft station focused on…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Nairobi, Kenya

2019-12-20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EAT
Awjama Somali Cultural Centre, Eastleigh 8th street, 3rd floor, Tansim Mall
Nairobi, Kenya
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EVN Community Theatre in collaboration with Awjama Somali Cultural Centre joins Climate Change Theatre Action from Nairobi. We will present APPEALING by Paula Cizmar, IT STARTS WITH ME by Chantal Bilodeau and HASHTAG YOU TOO by Mike van Graan as play readings. A follow-up discussion will be facilitated to provide the audience an opportunity to express their thoughts on climate change. Audience members will also have the chance to read the plays themselves, if they wish to do so. Our…

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Climate Change Theatre Action on the Chattahoochee River Walk

2019-12-21
Chattahoochee River Walk Phenix City, AL United States + Google Map

On December 21, Shiana Tyler will read A LETTER TO THE OCEAN by Caridad Svich to her best friend and passersby on the Chattahoochee River Walk in Phenix City, Alabama.

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Solstice Reading

2019-12-21 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am MST
FaceTime WY United States + Google Map

On Saturday, December 21 at 8:30 am, to honor the winter solstice, Martha, Clifford, located in Oregon and her sister Debbie Lewis, located in Wyoming, will connect through FaceTime and read three plays to each other, with their pets as an audience: Chantal Bilodeau – IT STARTS WITH ME Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORNING Kamil Haque – THE OLDE WOMAN WHO LIVED IN A SHOE  

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“A Letter From the Ocean” in Austin, Texas

2019-12-21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Austin, Texas Austin, TX United States + Google Map

On December 21, Jake Stepansky will read Caridad Svich's play A LETTER FROM THE OCEAN to a friend in Austin, Texas. They will stand near a tree.

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Orlando 2019

2019-12-21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
East End Market, 3201 Corrine Dr
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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WELCOME ALL CENTRAL FLORIDIANS INTERESTED IN CLIMATE ACTION THROUGH ART! Please join us for our own chapter of the worldwide movement, CLIMATE CHANGE THEATER ACTION 2019. Come listen to an informal reading of three short plays centered around climate change: A DOG LOVES MANGO (A ESE PERRO LE GUSTA EL MANGO) by Georgina Escobar, a short comedic play about animal agriculture, food waste, airport security VANILLA ICE CREAM (HELADO DE VANILLA) by Monica Hoth, a short play about recycling, overpopulation,…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Uptown

2019-12-21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, 120 E 125th St
New York, NY 10035 United States
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Theatre artists from around the city and across the globe come together to uplift stories of climate heroes and climate warriors. Join us at the historic and cultural landmark Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute to celebrate local and global climate action through performance! The afternoon will feature short plays from Climate Change Theatre Action and conversation with local climate justice organizers. CCTA Uptown spotlights original five-minute plays by Yolanda Bonnell (Ojibwe/South Asian/Canada), Georgina Escobar (US/Mexico), Monica Hoth von der…

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Climate Heros & Luminaries: CCTA in Natick, MA

2019-12-21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Common Street Spiritual Center, 13 Common Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Together with co- sponsors Common Street Spiritual Center, Roots and Wings Yoga and Healing Arts, Natick is United, Sunrise Movement Metrowest, Elders Climate Action, First Congregational Church Natick, 350 Mass Metrowest, Renewable Natick, and We Did It For You!, Dreamweavers & North American Indian Center of Boston (NAICOB) are offering 8 plays: Yolanda Bonnell – DRIP Sunny Drake – ABSOLUTELY NOTHING OF ANY MEANING Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF Mary Kathyrn Nagle – AMERICA'S FIRST ENVIRONMENTALISTS Lana…

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The Butterfly that Persisted: Episode 1 of Arab Woman Talking

2019-12-21 @ 4:33 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+0

Episode 1 of Arab Woman Talking podcast: An audio performance of THE BUTTERFLY THAT PERSISTED by playwright Lana I Nasser, followed by a talk about Mother Nature, the feminine principle and peace.

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[NERVOUS LAUGHTER] – Climate Change Theatre Action Singapore

2019-12-21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm SMT
$16

Climate Change Theatre Action and Method Productions Present:   - A showcase of plays, spoken word poetry, & general revelry in defiance of, due to, and despite climate crisis. End of the world got you gloomy? Have the blues from the widespread destruction of all that is green and good in the world? Feeling overwhelmed from the barrage of technical jargon and complex policy proposals needed to solve the apocalypse? Come down for , part of Climate Change Theatre Action,…

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Lighting the Way

2019-12-21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
The Myers House (private residence) Saint Helena, CA 94574 United States + Google Map

This event is an immersive experience in a suburban home in Saint Helena, California. Guests will gather indoors and outdoors for plays happening simultaneously in separate spaces, becoming isolated and ultimately unified. At the plays' conclusion, we will toast the winter solstice, muse on the plays' narratives, and pool our collective resources – to discover how Napa Valley residents are already engaging with climate justice, and to learn how we can use our own unique skills to collectively do more.…

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[NERVOUS LAUGHTER] – Climate Change Theatre Action Singapore

2019-12-21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm SMT
$16

Climate Change Theatre Action and Method Productions Present:   - A showcase of plays, spoken word poetry, & general revelry in defiance of, due to, and despite climate crisis. End of the world got you gloomy? Have the blues from the widespread destruction of all that is green and good in the world? Feeling overwhelmed from the barrage of technical jargon and complex policy proposals needed to solve the apocalypse? Come down for , part of Climate Change Theatre Action,…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Montgomery, AL

2019-12-22
Private Home Montgomery, AL United States + Google Map

On December 22,  Lori Vega will read THE OLDE WOMAN WHO LIVED IN A SHOE by Kamil Haque.

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Wichita, KS

2019-12-22
Private Home Wichita, KS United States + Google Map

Alex Wakim and Nora Haddad Cripe will read THERE ARE A LOT OF STORIES YOU CAN TELL ABOUT HUMANITY by David Finnigan to friends and family at a gathering in Wichita, Kansas.

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January 2020

The Climate Chronicles

January 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC+5.5
Nalanda Public School, Off Eastern Express Highway, Hari Om Nagar, Damoji Patil Wadi, Mulund East
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400081 India
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The Climate Chronicles is presented in collaboration with Nalanda Public School. The plays will be presented as dramatic readings performed by theatre artists and supported by live music. As part of the action, students from the school were asked to respond in 100 words to someone who does not believe in climate change. Some of the students will read out their written pieces as a part of the performance. The audience will be comprised of students and teachers of the…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Boise, Idaho

January 24
Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial, 770 S. 8th St.
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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On January 24, 2020, as part of CCTA's "Encore" performances, Tom Ford will read DUST by Marcus Youssef at the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial in Boise.

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February 2020

Art Meets Climate Change

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST

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

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
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
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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