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Ocean Filibuster

Photo of a choir of 4 people
Sunday, September 24, 2023
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Duke Arts Presents 2023-24 Season

This is a Sensory-Friendly Performance. All are welcome to attend.


Ocean Filibuster: a genre-crashing music theater experience set in a future Global Senate.

When "Mr. Majority" proposes a bill to end the ocean as we know it, The Ocean arrives in human form to defend itself. Obie Award-winner Jenn Kidwell, playing both roles, is joined by an "ocean choir" of local actors singing an urgent question: Can humans realize that we are Ocean, before it's too late?

Ocean Filibuster uses spectacle, humor, participation and immersive performance to activate awareness and engagement in science and climate justice. This performance in two-acts includes an extended intermission featuring "mini-labs" - participatory exhibitions that explore topics related to climate change.


Tickets are $10 for all audiences age 18 and under, and group discounts are available. Email to book for groups of 10 or more.

Contact: Yesenia Yanez