Scenes from the Climate Era
Belvoir is delighted to present the world premiere of Scenes from the Climate Era, which is unlike anything seen on the Belvoir stage before; a collective of more than 50 scenes written by the acclaimed, Climate Playwright David Finnigan.
An immersive and thought-provoking production, Scenes from the Climate Era is set against the backdrop of a changing climate that captures the exhilaration, frustration, and fascination of living in interesting times.
A group of friends reminisce about the last time they took a flight, before all that came to an end. Landholders in Borneo confront western environmentalists over who owns the forest. A frog, the last of its species, starts calling for a mate, but there’s no-one to hear. A family takes to the water, needing a new home, new hope…
Playwright and climate expert David Finnigan (44 Sex Acts in One Week, Griffin Theatre Company’s Kill Climate Deniers) and winner of the Green Room Award for Best Writing in 2021 will be joined by Belvoir Resident Director Carissa Licciardello (A Room of One’s Own, Belvoir 25a’s The Maids) who is directing the show.