THIS WAR IS NOT INEVITABLE

A play by Michael Hedley Burton

This riveting new production offers compelling, human-centered answers about inequality and society that give HOPE in
these uncertain times.

Wed., November 7th, 2018

7:30pm

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

2nd U.S. tour!

Deeply touched in my heart during and after”                                     Dottie Zold, Los Angeles

“The ending was profound and moved me deeply.”                      David Leighton, Camphill CA

“A MUST SEE, especially for the next generation”                              Kirsten Ramsden, Carmel

SPONSORS:

  • Multifaith Voices for Peace & Justice
  • American Muslim Voice Foundation
  • Members of the Anthroposophical Society in America

BACKGROUND OF THE PLAY

Froelich – Background of TWINI

Background – “This War Is Not Inevitable”

TICKETS:

  • $27  General
  • $22  Seniors
  • $22  Educators
  • $15  Students

Purchase tickets:

Walk-up   |   Phone 650-903-6000 ($3 fee)   |   Online at mvcpa.com (variable fee; may be the most expensive option)

All prices include a $2 facility fee

VIDEO LINKS:

1.5-minute video about the play

24-minute video showing snippets of an earlier performance

INFO ABOUT THE ACTORS:

From a performance in Toronto, April 2018

AUDIENCE REACTIONS:

Quote from Michael Burton in September 2018:  “We invariably find ourselves in [a situation] where people say afterwards that they didn’t expect [the play] to be as good as it was and that they wished others had come….[This reaction] does happen over and over again.”

From performances in New Zealand and Australia, May-July 2017

From performances in the U.S., Feb-April 2018

ITINERARY, Fall 2018 (as of July 30):

SECOND U.S. TOUR, SEPTEMBER 3rd TO NOVEMBER 26th

SEPTEMBER

San Diego on 4th September CONFIRMED

Troy Wisconsin – Sat 8th September CONFIRMED

Chicago Fri 14th and Sat 15th September CONFIRMED

Ann Arbour – Tues 18th September CONFIRMED

Minneapolis – Friday 21st Sept CONFIRMED [at Minnesota Waldorf School]

Souk Centre Camphill – Saturday afternoon 22nd CONFIRMED

         Fly to Manchester, NH, on Friday 28th September

OCTOBER

The Hartsbrook School, Hadley Massachusetts – early October. [visit confirmed, date not yet definite] 

Wilton, Lexington, and Concord – Fri 12th Oct  CONFIRMED

Heartbeet – mid October [not yet confirmed]

Copake Camphill – Fri 19th Oct CONFIRMED

Spring Valley Community – Weds 24th Oct CONFIRMED

Washington DC [not yet confirmed] [26-28 kept open]

Atlanta – late October. [not yet confirmed]

NOVEMBER

Austin, Texas – 2nd Nov in school, Sat 3rd Nov – adult performance CONFIRMED

Palo Alto, Calif. – 6-8 November CONFIRMED Travel there on Monday 5th

Denver, Boulder, and Carbondale, Colorado – arrive 9th November CONFIRMED

Ventura, Calif., Namba Theatre – Sat 17th Nov

Vancouver – week giving workshops but no performance – to be confirmed.

THE PUBLISHED PLAY:  This War Is Not Inevitable

Available for purchase, $15 new   Amazon

INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL BURTON

In Canada, January 2018

FLYERS FOR THE PLAY

Flyer listing the three ideas of Social Threefolding (aka Building Community Around People)

Flyer referencing human-centered answers about inequality and society

PRESS RELEASES

Press release – This War is Not Inevitable – adapted from M Burton

Press release – This War is Not Inevitable – adapted from A Groh

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