Runtime: 43min
Venue: Plein Theater, Amsterdam
Playwright: Emma Mary Hall

Amsterdam season team

Direction: Mark Wilson
Mentor: Susie Dee
Composition: Jasna Veličković
Scenography: Sarah Nixon


Melbourne Season Team

Producer: Asha Bee Abraham

Stage and Production Management: Piper Huynh

Set Design: Fleur Dean

Sound Design: SS.Sebastian

Lighting Design:  Rachel Lee

Dramaturg and Workshop Support:  Prue Clark

This production is a scripted reading of the show.


One woman lists real and imagined memories of life on Planet Earth, shifting between personal memories and world events unfolding over a century. What results is a gradual accumulation of the tragic and joyful moments shaping global consciousness, and the tentacular connections that make a life.


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Photographs from show's devlopment


- "World Problems isn't only a show for humans. This is a show for every living thing on this planet." - My Melbourne Arts 


- "Innovative and thought-provoking... sensory.. This show fully connects with the audience.... What was I doing at the time of these major world events? Did I notice them as life changing?.... Do I want this (future) for myself or my kids? What can we do? What can I do?" - Bohemian Rhapsody Club 


- "World problems opens up the political consequences of how we view our personal worlds" - Witness Performance 

 This recording was made on the land of the Wurundjeri People. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging. 

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