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Six Polar Bears Fell out of the Sky This Morning – Audio and Visual Installation in BuranTeatr

November 16 - December 14
BuranTeatr & Black Box Café, Kounicova 20
Brno, Czech Republic

Audio and visual installation of Alister Emerson's play SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORNING will be part of the environment of BuranTeatr in Brno, Czech Republic. Visitors will be confronted with a murder-like shape of a polar bear fallen from the sky in the foyer of the theatre and they will be lead by visual props to find an audio version of Emerson's play recorded by BuranTeatr's actors and actresses. The whole installation will be available…

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Climate Change Theatre Action@ Amsterdam International Community School

December 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm CET
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The Drama Studio, Amsterdam International Community School, Pr. Irenestraat 59
Amsterdam, 1077VW Netherlands

During their Drama lessons, our MYP5 Drama students will be reading and performing: Abhishek Majumdar – THE ARROW MaryAnn Karanja – BIRTHDAY SUIT Yolanda Bonnell – DRIP Lena Šimić with Sid & Neal Anderson – THREE CONVERSATIONS Monica Hoth, translated by Georgina Escobar – VANILLA ICE CREAM

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Climate Change Theatre Action at Warren Wilson College

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Kittredge Theatre, 701 Warren Wilson Rd
Swannanoa, NC 28778 United States

Warren Wilson College will be producing readings in support of Climate Change Theatre Action on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm in Kittredge Theatre in Swannanoa, North Carolina. The readings will be followed by discussions afterward.   Featured plays are: Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF Chantal Bilodeau – IT STARTS WITH ME Monica Hoth, translated by Georgina Escobar – VANILLA ICE CREAM Vitor Jatobá – FAILED EXPERIMENT MaryAnn Karanja – BIRTHDAY SUIT Damon Chua – STEAMY SESSION…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Greenfield

December 7 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am EST
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Greenfield, MA, Greenfield, MA United States

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 Day: Sonoma County, California

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm PST
The Arlene Francis Center for Art, Politics and Spirit, 99 6th Street Historic Railroad Square
Santa Rosa, CA 95401 United States

This will be a full day event with: Theatre Music Visual Art Food and drink Speakers: Local scientists and climate activists Discussion Pledges of commitment to climate protection Interactive art/exhibits Live Bee exhibit Science exhibits We will be performing: Chantal Bilodeau – IT STARTS WITH ME Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF Lana Nasser – THE BUTTERFLY THAT PERSISTED Katie Pearl – THE EARTH'S BLUE HEART  

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Waterlines: A Public Forum for Community Engagement, Socially Engaged Arts, and Service Learning Research

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm CST
Marine Education Center, 101 Sweetbay Drive
Ocean Springs, MS 39564 United States

Free and open to the public, this event will provide a unique, immersive experience for those community members in attendance: there will be guided walking tours of the University of Southern Mississippi's Marine Education Center property (situated along a beautiful coastal bayou), staged dramatic readings of one or more CCTA plays, short film and documentary screenings, brief presentations of undergraduate service-learning projects, and community partner information booths. The event will conclude with a panel of USM marine scientists discussing the…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Washington Heights

December 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Le Cheile (Restaurant), 839 West 181st Street
New York, NY 10033 United States

The Anthropologists will present readings of: Sunny Drake – ABSOLUTELY NOTHING OF ANY MEANING Madeline Sayet – BLOOD ON THE LEAVES Marcia Johnson – ENGLISH PLEASE Chantal Bilodeau – IT STARTS WITH ME The readings will be followed by a letter writing campaign and a  Forum Theatre-inspired workshop.

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What Can We Do: Climate Change Theatre Action at Towson University

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Ruth Marder Studio Theater, Center for the Arts, Towson University, 7700 Osler Dr
Towson, MD 21204 United States

Towson University will present ten Climate Change Theatre Action plays, produced, directed, and starring a company of student artists. Students will select their plays by December 2nd and on December 7th all of the company members will meet at 8 a.m. and block, memorize, rehearse, and produce the plays for an event at 7:00 p.m. We will be raising awareness for sustainability issues on campus, locally, in our region, and around the country with brief discussions in-between plays. We are…

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Letters to Greta

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm AEDT
Yackandandah Public Hall, High Street
Yackandandah, Victoria 3749 Australia

This event is part of the Yackandandah Arts Festival in Australia. Organised over three days the Festival showcases a full and varied range of local artistic talent including an art and craft exhibition, children’s workshops, community projects, theatre, music, poetry and writing, plus films, musical interludes, and artist open studios. Yackandandah Theatre Company will be performing three CCTA plays: Paula Cizmar – APPEALING Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORNING Nelson Gray – YOU'RE DAVID…

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Lighting the Way: Six Plays That Invite Us to Participate in a Global Conversation, to Talk to Each Other for a While About Our World, Our Environment, Our Earth

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm PST
Faulkner Gallery Santa Barbara Public Library, 40 East Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States

DramaDogs is excited to perform six plays by six powerful playwrights addressing various and thought-provoking issues around our climate, our environment, our world. Partnering with the Santa Barbara Public Library, we will weave together the plays with movement and music creating a seamless theatrical event. Our post show discussion will allow the audience and the performers to engage in a dialogue about both the creative process and the presented issues.   The plays are: Caridad Svich – A LETTER TO…

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globalwarming.ppt

December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
University of Virginia Department of Drama, 109 Culbreth Road
Charlottesville, VA 22904 United States

The Virginia Players in Charlottesville, Virginia, are presenting a night of short plays, staged readings, films, and multimedia performances in order to continue the international conversation and fight for environmental justice.   This production features work by: Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF Chantal Bilodeau – IT STARTS WITH ME Sunny Drake – ABSOLUTELY NOTHING OF ANY MEANING Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORNING David Finnigan – THERE ARE A LOT…

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Climate Change Theatre Action – Allegheny College

December 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am EST
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Gladys Mullenix Black Theatre, Vukovich Center for Communication Arts, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street
Meadville, PA 16336 United States

Students in CA 130 - Introduction to Theatre at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, will present short plays dealing with the perils of climate change, environmental stewardship, and political action.

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Climate Change Theatre Action | Miami Beach

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Miami New Drama’s Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

In community with City Theatre, Miami New Drama, the Miccosukee School, and Love the Everglades, Mangrove Creative Collective is organizing a Climate Change Theatre Action's 2019 Lighting the Way play reading series.   Featured playwrights are: Madeline Sayet – BLOOD ON THE LEAVES Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF Jordan Hall – THE DONATION Georgina Escobar – A DOG LOVES MANGO Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORNING   Additionally, audiences will…

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Climate Change Theatre Action in Amherst, MA

December 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Bangs Community Center, 70 Boltwood Walk
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Common Share Food Co-op is proud to bring the international Climate Change Theatre Action project to the Amherst community in an effort to participate in a global movement for climate justice! We will be hosting a staged reading of 5-minute plays focusing on food justice and community resilience under the theme, “Lighting the Way;” celebrating the unsung warriors who are “lighting the way” to more sustainable futures. All plays will be performed by local actors and students on Tuesday, Dec.…

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CCTA in Erfurt, Germany

December 11
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Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany

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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Climate Change Theatre Action – Bard Berlin Performance Showcase

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CET
The Factory, Bard College Berlin, Eichenstr. 43
Berlin, 13156 Germany

The "Performing the Anthropocene" Seminar at Bard Berlin in Germany will offer a scratch performance of Clare Duffy's  THE WORLD IS A SEED IS A WORLD IS A DEED and of Sunny Drake's ABSOLUTELY NOTHING OF ANY MEANING as part of the Bard Practicing Arts Courses end of semester Performance Showcase. The showing will include a discussion about how we can perform the Anthropocene and how this can lead to meaningful climate action. We are looking forward to welcoming everyone…

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History in Action

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm MST
University of Arizona, 1500 E University Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85721 United States

Sky Islands, a non-profit public high school, and Talk-it-OUT, a forum theater program at the University of Arizona, have partnered to develop History-in-Action, a projects-based activity that is designed to be critical, participatory, and contextual. 21st century students are being challenged, in ways that earlier generations did not encounter, to engage in a world characterized by global insecurity, climate instability, and intense rivalry on many fronts about factual claims and ways to make sense of the world. History in Action…

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Lighting The Way: Climate Change Theatre Action in Calgary, Alberta

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm MST
Arts Commons, Motel Theatre, 205 8 Ave SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K9 Canada

Lighting The Way is a one-night-only event in collaboration with Climate Change Theatre Action 2019. Experience short plays by international playwrights who approach the topic of climate change from imaginative and diverse points of view. Audiences will be invited to participate in Long Table discussions throughout the evening. Join us for a night of theatre and conversation focused on creative visions for our future. Audiences will be introduced to some tools and organizations in the community to help them continue…

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Poslední díl 8@8 (The Last Edition of 8@8)

December 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm CET
Divadlo Vila Štvanice, Štvanice 858
Praha 7, 170 00 Czech Republic

Theatre Letí has been presenting staged readings for more than 15 years. Every year, we present several plays at events called Cycle 8@8. But we have made the decision to end this program and continue next year with a slightly different concept. To celebrate The Last Edition of 8@8, on December 12 we are presenting Volkers Schimdts Textile Trilogy and three CCTA plays:   Hassan Abdulrazzak – Karkulka a vlk (LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF) Alister Emerson – Dnes ráno…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Fraser Valley

December 13 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST
University of the Fraser Valley (B101, Abbotsford Campus), 33844 King Rd
Abbotsford, British Columbia V2S 7M8 Canada

A one-day event that includes casting, rehearsal, a staged reading for a live audience, and a talk forward circle with special guests.

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Climate Change Theatre Action with Ego Actus

December 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Episcopal Actors Guild, 1 East 29th St
New York, NY United States

Ego Actus in New York City is presenting a reading of eleven 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 readings will be at the Episcopal Actors Guild, 1 East 29th St, New York, NY 10016 at 8:00pm on Friday, December 13. Tickets are only $10 on Artful.ly or $12 cash at the door. Directed by Joan…

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BNWorks 2020 Eco-plays launch with Climate Change Theatre Action

December 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Brave New World Rep Headquarters, 303 Westminster Road
Brooklyn, NY 11218 United States

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

December 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+2
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Chernihiv Halahan Art Museum, Museum Str, 6
Chernihiv, Ukraine

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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Palm Beach Climate Change Theatre Action(S)

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
The Box Gallery, 811B Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33405 United States

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

December 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

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 four plays from the collection provided by Climate Change Theatre Action. As a part of our action, we have involved many schools in Mumbai in what is called "100 Words of Change." We asked students to write 100 words addressing the question: "What would you tell the person…

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Lighting the Way: 8 Short Plays about Climate Change

December 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST
Swanson Conference Center, Institute for the Culinary Arts
Omaha, NE 68111 United States

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

December 15
Iowa State University, 527 Farmhouse Lane
Ames, IA 50011 United States

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 Chernihiv, Ukraine

December 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+2
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One event on 2019-12-15 at 4:00 pm

Chernihiv Halahan Art Museum, Museum Str, 6
Chernihiv, Ukraine

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

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm PST
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One event on 2019-12-17 at 7:00 pm

La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States

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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Lighting the Way: Climate Change Theatre Action in San Diego

December 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm PST
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La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States

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

December 18
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Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany

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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Climate Change Theatre Action in Graz, Austria

December 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CET
Grazer Kunstverein, Burggasse 4
Graz, 8010 Austria

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 Action Theatre in Cumberland, British Columbia

December 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PST
Abbey Studio, 2698 Penrith Ave
Cumberland, British Columbia V0R 1S0 Canada
$10

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. Doors open at 7:15 pm. Readings start at 7:30 pm. Tickets $10 and proceeds support future Forest Story…

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Climate Change Theatre Action Uptown

December 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+0
Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, 120 E 125th St
New York, NY 10035 United States
Free

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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The Butterfly that Persisted: Episode 1 of Arab Woman Talking

December 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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