Kill Climate Deniers by David Finnigan

Date/Time

Mar 7, 2018
04:00 PM

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Description

Griffin Theatre Company presents 'Kill Climate Deniers'

By David Finnigan

What would it actually take to stop climate change dead in its tracks? Guns? Revolution? A pumping soundtrack?

Kill Climate Deniers centres on a militant cell of eco-activists that takes the audience hostage during a concert at Parliament House. Led by charismatic spokeswoman Catch, they demand Australia immediately cease all carbon emissions and coal exports—or they’ll start executing their 1,700 hostages.

But they’re not the only ones to take the title literally. Between scenes of bloody action and banging ’90s tunes, writer David Finnigan discusses the outrage the play’s title provoked from Andrew Bolt and his cabal of conservative bloggers. The original production was shut down in the ensuing shitstorm, leading Finnigan to eventually fold the scandal into the play.

Lee Lewis will direct this controversial take on the climate change ‘debate’ in Australia. It’s a play within a play, an action film inside a documentary, a satire inside a rave. It is the kind of play the mainstage companies can’t put on. It’s why Griffin exists. 

It’s Kill Bill meets Tim Flannery, and it’s all true. The science is real. The media fracas is real. Only the blood is fake. No one dies…at least, not yet. Come join the party.

With Eden Falk, Sheridan Harbridge, Rebecca Massey, Lucia Mastrantone

 

Preview 23 – 28 February
Opening Nights 1 & 2 March
Season 3 March – 7 April


Performance Times
Monday – Friday 7pm
Saturday 2pm & 7pm
Wednesday 4 April 2pm & 7pm

Meet The Artists Tuesday 13 March
Captioned Performance Tuesday 27 March
 

Pricing

Adult $60
Concession, Senior, Preview, Groups 8+ $50
Under 35 $38

Cost

38-60

Location

View map SBW Stables Theatre
10 Nimrod Street
Sydney, Australia

Additional Information

Sponsor

Griffin Theatre Company

Phone

(02) 9361 3817

Contact name

Customer Relations Team

Contact email

info@griffintheatre.com.au

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