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Climate Change Theatre Action Launch 2017

  • The Artist Co-op 500 West 52nd Street New York, NY, 10019 United States (map)

Heimi is doing some environmentalism schtick again. All proceeds are going towards Hurricane Harvey relief.

 

Tickets are $10 and available here.

 

"Join us on Sunday, October 1, 5-8pm at The Artist Co-op, 500 West 52nd Street, 3W, for the official New York Launch of Climate Change Theatre Action 2017.

Tickets are $10 online at cctanyc.brownpapertickets.com or at the door. The price covers entry to the party, and proceeds will be donated to support Harvey relief efforts in Texas.

The New York Launch is a partnership between The Arctic Cycle, The Food Plays, and The Artist Co-op. The Launch kicks off the 2017 Climate Change Theatre Action (CCTA) initiative with performances, community gathering, and refreshments. Performances will feature a sampling of the CCTA collection of short plays, music, and fresh works inspired by climate. Throughout the evening, attendees can participate in actions that will help influence our local community toward more sustainable practices.

A collaboration between the Center for Sustainable Practice in the ArtsNoPassport Theatre AllianceThe Arctic CycleTheatre Without Borders, and York University, CCTA is a worldwide series of readings and performances of short climate change plays presented from October 1 to November 18, 2017 to coincide with the United Nations COP23 meeting in Germany.

Following the model pioneered by NoPassport, we asked fifty writers from around the world to write short plays about an aspect of climate change. These plays were made available to producing collaborators who will present 200 events in over 40 countries. Events range from readings in classrooms to fully staged performances and will take place in theatres, high schools, universities, eco-centers, community centers, on radio, and outdoors.

Over a dozen CCTA events are planned in New York City by groups including The Anthropologists, Upstream Artists' Collective, Brooklyn Yard, Artichoke Dance, Artists Rise Up New York, Multistages, Immigrants' Theatre Project, Benjamin Franklin High School, and the College of Staten Island, with a special preview at NYU Gallatin School on September 15 for the Gallatin Climate Change Initiative: A Conference.

For the full list of events and participating playwrights, go to www.climatechangetheatreaction.com. Events can also be followed on the Facebook Page."

Earlier Event: September 25
Bottom of the Barrel
Later Event: October 4
Pop-Up Micro Theater