Requiem for Change

BA Acting & Physical Theatre

Klein is a journalist investigating capitalism’s effect on climate change. Her sister, Naomi, is a reclusive cellist battling nature to become pregnant. Naomi’s husband is struggling to write a requiem to be performed at the World Climate Change Summit.

From the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps in 1945, to the stories of nature and Naomi’s young daughter, Requiem for Change is an epic devised piece about the struggle between late-capitalism and climate change.

Inspired by Naomi Klein’s book This Changes Everything, written by master theatre director David Glass and featuring a cast of 17 performers from the BA Acting & Physical Theatre course at East 15 Acting School. Originally devised with the students of East 15 Acting School class of 2018.

Requiem for Change
Written & Directed by David Glass
Inspired by the novel This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein
Originally devised with East 15’s BA Acting & Physical Theatre, 2018

Content Warning: Flashing lights and strobe effects; Haze effects; Loud noises and explosion sound effects; Strong language; Nudity and sexual references; Themes of war and violence.
Age Recommendation: 16+

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