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Earthquake: Environmental Justice Plays 10/25/20 7 pm

A festival of environmental justice theater pieces.  SUNDAY OCTOBER 25, 2020  7 pm Pacific Time

 Kelly Curry, Author of "Until the  Streets of the Hood Flood With Green", published by  Freedom Voices and Reimagine!A festival of environmental justice theater pieces.

SUNDAY OCTOBER 25, 2020  7 pm Pacific Time

Twelve short theater pieces will be presented from the San Francisco Livestream of Same Boat Theater Collective as part of their world spanning festival.

Also Featuring Live Shows from London and New Dehli

Tune in to see a new short play by our compañera Kelly Curry author of Until the Streets of the Hood Flood with Green published by Freedom Voices and Reimagine!

SENTIENCE by Kelly Curry (Oakland, California)
The spirits of historic Black women and Abraham Lincoln meet in a 1950's diner to discuss how the human race just might save itself.

Tickets $16
https://tickets.playground-sf.org/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent244.html

Same Boat Theater collective has gathered 30 playwrights and 50 actors around the world to bring a message of global unity in the face of environmental crisis in “EarthQuake: Moving the Earth with Our Voices” festival. Three unique EarthQuake performances will livestream from San Francisco, London and New Delhi, each featuring a global cast at 7PM in in respective time zones.

Here's the SF line-up

SISTERS THREE & THE TREE by Jaisey Bates (Los Angeles, California)
A poetic call to action from three sister stars as they try to coax a tree to life on a dying planet *(ours).
 
SENTIENCE by Kelly Curry (Oakland, California)
The spirits of historic Black women and Abraham Lincoln meet in a 1950's diner to discuss how the human race just might save itself.
 
UNTOUCHABLE by Mahesh Dattani (Mumbai, India)
Two men, one a Brahmin, the other "untouchable", meet in Mumbai for a potentially viral sexual encounter.

THE LAST SUNNY DAY FOR A DINOSAUR by Rafael Duarte Oliveira Venancio (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
In 1910, a Portuguese naturalist wants to warn his government about how dinosaurs were extinct and the lessons that we could learn from this scientific discovery.
 
SHOW UP! by Andrea Fleck Clardy with Tobias Delgado (Boston, Massachusetts)
An ardent climate activist, Selena has to balance her enthusiasm with the fears of her mother, who is undocumented.
 
LAND by Bex Gobran (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
A stage-direction play that recreates the experience of a Mammoth, California camping outing that ends in a massive, raging fire.
 
GEOINTERFERING, BORED EYE'S VIEW by Leonard D. Goodisman (Seattle, Washington)
A callous executive holds a meeting with rising analysts about the problems they are having with the last ecodisaster the company has created.
 
HOMED AGAIN? By Tiffany Hoover (Pleasant Hill, California)
Theologian Tiffany Hoover writes and performs a monologue from the point of view of a homeless woman who craves to find a place on the God-given land she inhabits.
 
TRACE (film) by The Kaleidoscapes (Chicago, Illinois & New York, New York)
In this short film, dancers respond to the beauty of their favorite refuges in nature.
 
POST-APOCALYPTIC BEER FEST by Hank Kimmel (Atlanta, Georgia)
At the end of the world, a middle-aged man craves a beer in a story of intertwining Jewish parables about saving what is left and planting something for the future.
 
WHALE FALL by Stephen Near (Hamilton, Canada)
A young marine biologist working to bring whales back from extinction summons a memory of her father in her bid to find hope in a desolate future.
 
THE BALLAD OF THE DYING BODY or THE BREATH TO SAY by Derek Snow (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Spoken word and movement. "You cared about the environment, but you never once considered that the toxic air you breathed was from a dense, suffocating racism..."  e social change through proactive, creative protest and non-violent direct action