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 CAN TELL ABOUT HUMANITY
Yvette Nolan – Breathing Space
Vitor Jatobá – Failed Experiment
Clare Duffy – The Word is a Seed is the World….
Sunny Drake – Absolutely Nothing of Any Meaning
Alister Emerson – 6 Polar Bears Fell out of the Sky
Lana Nasser – The Butterfly that Persisted
Marcus Youssef – DUST
Vinicius Jatobá – THE STORY OF THE BOUNTIFUL WINDOW AND THE LAST ROPE
Damon Chua – STEAMY SESSION IN A SINGAPORE SPA
Hassan Abdulrazzak – LAILA PINES FOR THE WOLF
Katie Pearl – THE EARTH’S BLUE HEART
Julie McKee – HOLIDAY ON ICE IN A WARM CLIMATE
Caridad Svich – A LETTER FROM THE OCEAN
The plays will be read by: Wendy Morin, Bobby Herron, Anne Marie Scott, Esther Purves-Smith, Lee White, Will Cole Hamilton, Tina Willard-Stepan, Dan Griffith, Meaghan Cursons, Kai White, Indi White, Kera McHugh, and Robin Konstabaris.
Doors open at 7:15 pm. Readings start at 7:30 pm.
Tickets $12 and proceeds support future Forest Story Collective creative place-making projects dedicated to deepening connection to the natural spaces surrounding our community with the goal of building climate resilience.
Find out more at www.cumberlandforest.com