Conservation Theater: Rated R for Recycling

A night of anything goes Conservation Theater. Leave the kids at home! Sometimes science can seem stuffy, not tonight. Enjoy new plays by Robin Rice and Edmond Malin, performances by Kevin Maher (Kevin Geeks Out), Michael Birch & Bricken Sparacino and a collection of sketches, stand up and surprises. Wildlife and conservation science takes off its tie and lets its hair down.





Looking the other way won't stop time from marching on.

A new short play by Robin Rice

Director: Brock H. Hill

Actors: Sarah Sutliff, Carla Cantrelle


A Footprint....alternative ways of reducing our impact

Snow Story...parody of "To Build A Fire", set in the days of Sputnik

Two new short plays by Ed Malin and Temerity Theater


Ed Malin is a playwright interested in language and history.His work has been performed at FringeNYC (’97, ’05, ’06, '09), The Samuel French Festival, Manhattan Theatre Source, the Brecht Forum, Galapagos, the Wicked Ren Faire and the Nuyorican Poets Café. Ed edited the Spontaneous Combustion Anthology for Manhattan Theatre Source and is a member of the Dramatists Guild.


Conservation Theater

Produces plays and videos connecting audiences to the wild world around them, inspiring conservation action. Changing the world one play at a time.



Bricken & Birch Productions

Bricken and Michael Birch have produced, and directed numerous original works including Medication for the FringeNYC Festival, American Treacle for the Midtown Theater Festival as well as the wildly successful 10:17 Comedy Night, which ran every Saturday night for 3 years. Most recently they produced Vacation, All I Ever Wanted (PCTF award winner) Sisters Grimm: Fables of the Stage, Death it happens: a girls guide to death (Frigid Festival award winner), I’m Not Sure I Like the Way You Licked Me and Michael Birch’s One Man Hamlet. B&B productions, plays since 1999.


Kevin Maher is an Emmy-nominated comedy writer, whose work has been seen on HBO, AMC, CNN, Comedy Central, VH1, TV One, FEARNet, and Nickelodeon.  His short films have been shown everywhere from MOMA to Troma, with screenings outside of Sundance and Cannes. He is bringing a section from his very popular program Kevin Geeks Out which he performs once a month at the Nitehawk Cinema. To find out more about Kevin follow his blog: .


Liberty Science Center

Liberty Science Center is an interactive science museum and learning center located in Liberty State Park in Jersey City. Their education department travels with fantastic science and STEM based programs. Come visit them at the LSC or bring them to your school!


Bricken Sparacino--Performing her short monologues, Adventures in the Citizen Science, the Amazon and Saving the World. Bricken is an award winning performer, writer and director. She was one of’s People of the Year '08. Her plays Are We Freaks and Sister's Grimm Fables of The Stage are published by Indy Her solo shows include: I’m Not Sure I Like the Way You Licked Me and Vacation-All I Ever Wanted (Award winner for the PCTF). Bricken can be seen on the internet as part of the Key Of Awesome and’s Sci-fi department. Go to to read more credits and view video clips.


Adapt or Die Drama- This think tank created three plays all about evolution over a 7.5 hour time period. They are a group of actors, playwrights and conservation educators. This is the debut of the plays created in their first brainstorm session. Adapt or Die Drama includes the talents of: Ethan Angelica, Andrew Asaki, Michael Birch, Carla Cantrelle, Andy Evan Cohen, Margaret Flanagan, Robin Rice, Bricken Sparacino, Maureen Van Trease and Annie Wenger-Schulman.

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