Field Trip: A Climate Cabaret
Conceived & directed by Jeremy Pickard
Lyrics by Maggie-Kate Coleman
Music composed & directed by Erato A. Kremmyda
Text by Alice Pencavel
Created in conversation and collaboration with climate scientists Katherine Allen, Nicole Davi, Christine McCarthy, Dorothy Peteet, Cynthia Rosenzweig, Katherine Thompson and Kirsteen Tinto from Columbia University's Earth Institute and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Courtney Bassett*, Amy Virginia Buchanan, Preesa Adeline Bullington, Jonathan Camuzeaux, Kim Gainer*, Tatyana Kalko, Annalisa Ledson, Michael Minahan, Alice Pencavel, Christine Perrotta, Eva Peskin, Harry Poster, Owen Walz, Anne Zager
A musical adventure celebrating science as a creative and intrepid process, based on the lives and work of seven extraordinary women of climate science from Columbia University's Earth Institute and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
The workshop production of Field Trip was originally commissioned by The Earth Institute/PositiveFeedback for the Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory 2012 Open House. It was featured in an article of the May/June 2013 edition of American Theater Magazine.
The first draft production of Field Trip premiered in November 2013 as part of Marfa Dialogues NY. It was produced by Superhero Clubhouse in partnership with The Earth Institute/PositiveFeedback, thanks to a grant from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation.
Run time: 30min