Where will all the penguins go??
A musical on climate change
A global awareness project about climate change, using musical theatre as the medium – enabling school and college students, and community theatre groups from all over the world to download and perform the hour long musical.
Climate science advisors for the project: CEEW
Council on Energy, Environment and Water
MUSIC. CULTURE. PASSION
offers the complete project – with all the resources for students and teachers to put up the musical
shows you how we went about writing and putting up this show,
how you can write your own music/musical.
Go to the downloads page to see – the script, backing tracks, music notation, etc.
Rehearsals at the Glebe Library, Sydney, Aug-Sep 2018.
For Music Teachers
The musical is available to schools, colleges and community theatre groups for FREE.
The reason behind doing a climate change awareness campaign as a ‘musical’ was to get the students INVOLVED.
Putting up a musical requires auditions, rehearsals, training, hard work, memorising parts and lines, improving one’s acting and singing ability, overcoming stage fright, team work and the challenge of being entertaining.
The other key reason is that the parents are captive audiences when the kids are performing.
It is, by design, inclusive. All schools in all countries should perform it.
Climate change theatre
Check out this new children’s musical on climate change “Where will all the penguins go??” at this year’s Sydney Fringe Festival – on 20, 21, 22 Sept, 2018 at the Bondi Pavilion Theatre.
This is a children’s musical performed by and created for kids (and adults) with the underlying theme of climate change. It’s an adventure filled journey story of two brothers set over 50 years. A story of love and loss, ego and redemption.
Professor Peter Wadhams
Prof Wadhams is the pre-eminent authority on sea-ice in the Arctic
“Thank you so much for that wonderful piece of work. I am very impressed by your initiative.”
Professor of Ocean Physics – University of Cambridge
is the writer, composer, lyricist and producer of the show.
He has been working as a professional photographer, filmmaker and writer for over 20 years in NY, Mumbai and Sydney.
The Team for the Sydney Fringe Festival Shows 2018:
Julieanne Patmore – music director
James Fuller – arranger
Jess Smith – drama director
Jodie Andarakis – costumes
Click here for more info about the team.