Australia: Play with catchy title ‘Kill Climate Deniers’ on first big run in Sydney

Australia: Play with catchy title ‘Kill Climate Deniers’ on first big run in Sydney
Poster for the Long Beach run of Kill Climate Deniers in late 2017. (Via Kill Climate Deniers website)

[Ed. – The play had a limited run in Long Beach (CA) last fall, but reportedly this is its first fully staged run.  No word on whether it has earworm musical numbers to go with, like the U.S. taxpayer-funded Great Immensity from several years back.  But you’ll be gratified to know the Australian taxpayer did contribute to the new play.]

Written by Australian playwright David Finnigan, “Kill Climate Deniers” kicked off Thursday the 2018 season of the Griffin Theatre in Sydney after a week of previews, with the final show scheduled for April 7.

The plot? “As a classic rock band take the stage in Parliament House’s main hall, 96 armed eco-terrorists storm the building and take the entire government hostage, threatening to execute everyone unless Australia ends global warming. Tonight,” said the play’s website. …

Griffin Theatre artistic director Lee Lewis called it “an action film wrapped in a dance party wrapped in a documentary feature.”

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