Festival: 2019 – Lighting the Way

Climate Change Theatre Action 2019 took place September 15 – December 21, 2019 to coincide with the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Madrid, Spain (COP25).

Over 220 presenting collaborators in 28 countries produced events, engaging over 3,000 artists and reaching an audience of roughly 26,000 people. In the United States, over 150 events were presented, reaching all 50 states for the first time. The fifty short plays were presented a total of 1067 times, averaging 22 productions of each play. Somewhere between one and 700 people attended each of these performances, which occurred not just at theaters but also at universities, in elementary schools, parks, community centers, churches, and public squares, and even on kayaks.

The Playwrights