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We will Listen / Éistfimid

Organisation UCC Theatre Department
Date 2nd November 2023 05:00 PM (GMT)

Students in the Department of Theatre at UCC are hosting a Climate Change Theatre Action 2023 (CCTA) event. CCTA is a worldwide festival of five-minute plays about the climate crisis presented biennially to coincide with the United Nations COP meetings.

“We will listen” presents staged readings of several plays on November 2nd. The performances are a collaboration between departments of Theatre at UCC led by MA Theatre & Performative Practices students. Undergraduate Theatre students are involved as performers in this series of lively readings. – combining humor, poetic verse, and song, utilizing performance to bring communities together to act on climate change.

Members of UCC Youth Theatre will also be presenting a short play. A short talkback will follow the hour-long production with tea and coffee in the lobby. Admission is free. Please find the program below.

Program for the evening

Magical Fungi in Times Square by Chantal Bilodeau UCCYT Actors: Thomas McNamara, Laura Field, Sophie Stamatescu Rodriguez

Duet by Annie Furman – Directed by Ida Johannessen. Actors: Louise Tormey, Dorothée Karekezi

A Hummingbird’s Ululation by Aleya Kassam – Directed by Kevin Creedon. Actors: Simon Dishlieva, Padraig Harrington, Hana Kramlingova, Carla Juan-Creix Rosello, Diana Nikolova

Tree People by Heidi Kraay – Directed by K Duffner. Actors: Kate Boylan, Sarah Rose Knoche, Hana Krämlingová, Cătălin Luntrașu, Méabh Mac Philib, Ana Marques, Alessia Rădan, Aneta Zbínová

Life and Death and Life and Death and Life and Death and Life by Thomas McKechnie – Directed by Sylvia Dao Huang. Actors: Flavia Martac, Seán D. Walsh, Anna Issajeva, Joana Catalao, Hana Kramlingova, Ayoub Tomi, Joseph Murray, Catherine Boylan, Giorgia Ionescu, Cătălin Luntrașu, Aneta Zbínová, Pádraig Harrington, Sylvia Dao Huang

The Polar Bears by Nicholas Billon – Directed by Buddy Todd. Actors: Méabh Mac Philib, Ruairi Mannix, Dorothée Karekezi

Location: The Granary Theatre Dyke Parade Cork Ireland

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