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CC plays for wider audience 21 January 2020

Pioneering climate change plays to be revived in UK theatres (via The Guardian)

By Mark Brown

A double bill of plays that premiered 10 years ago and were hailed as the first big theatre productions to tackle the climate crisis head–on are to be updated and revived.

The Donmar Warehouse and Theatr Clwyd are to stage Steve Waters’ The Contingency Plan, a pair of plays first performed at the tiny Bush Theatre in west London in 2009.

In his review, the Guardian’s Michael Billington called them an urgent wake–up call, presenting the issues in compelling human terms. He wrote: “We have waited a long time for a play that dealt comprehensively with climate change. Steve Waters has generously provided two.”

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