Theatre vs the climate crisis

What are the performing arts doing to help combat the climate crisis?

Protest is the most direct kind of political theatre, but what are the performing arts doing to address the climate crisis? Image Shutterstock.

Today’s global Climate Strike, in which thousands of school students and other protestors in 120 countries across the world march for action on the climate crisis, is arguably one of the biggest pieces of theatre ever.

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Alison Croggon
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Alison Croggon is an award-winning novelist, poet, theatre writer and critic. She has 30 years experience reviewing performance for outlets such as The Australian, the ABC and The Monthly and generated an international reputation as a performance critic with her influential blog Theatre Notes. In 2009 she was the first online critic to win the prestigious Geraldine Pascall Critic of the Year Award. Twitter: @alisoncroggon