The Next Storm
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November 15, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
November 16, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
November 22, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
November 23, 2019, 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Kiplinger Theatre, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts
It is the year 2030 and parts of Ithaca are under water. The future is at stake as the ravages of climate change erode this community’s way of life, leaving a city asking the questions: Who survives? Who decides?
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Episode 26 of the PMA Podcast: The Next Storm
Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of 1956 Visiting Professor Rhodessa Jones and assistant director Allen Porterie '20 discuss The Next Storm (November 15–23, 2019), a community-based climate-change play by Civic Ensemble, Cornell's Department of Performing and Media Arts, and playwright Thomas Dunn.
Episode 27 of the PMA Podcast: The Next Storm Producer Sara Warner
Producer Sara Warner, Stephen H. Weiss Junior Fellow and associate professor in the Department of Performing and Media Arts, delves into the history behind the play. Learn about Living Newspapers, a mode of theatre borne from the New Deal legislation of the Great Depression; the Federal Theatre Project of the 1930s; and how those and other modes of political, community-based theatre influenced The Next Storm production team.