Act Like Our Lives Depend On It!: An Evening of Readers’ Theatre


Act Like Our Lives Depend On It!: An Evening of Readers’ Theatre

An opportunity for our community to come together to think about the climate crisis will happen on Saturday, November 9th, when we’ll be presenting a climate theatre event on the Millbrook Playhouse Main Stage, beginning at 7:00 pm. As part of a worldwide initiative called Climate Change Theatre Action 2019, members of the community will present a series of eight short plays, in readers’ theatre format, designed to poke us, provoke us, and (hopefully) stoke us to explore climate issues from a variety of dramatic perspectives. Designed to coincide with the United Nations Santiago Climate Conference (COP 25), we are using stories to raise awareness about climate change in our community. Donations will benefit the Climate Reality Project.

The plays present a variety of perspectives. One of the playwrights, who has written a comedy, believes humor makes universal truths more palatable. Another asks us to think about all the ways our small, seemingly insignificant acts can have a big impact. Many of the plays focus on our unsung environmental heroes and declare that climate change requires a heroism of endurance, of everyday work.

We believe we’ll all come away from this event more awake to the world around us, more ready to ask questions about our collective future, more willing to talk with one another about how we can survive, and thrive, on this small blue marble that we call home.

Please join us on November 9th.

For further information, contact Karen Elias at eliaskaren100@gmail.com