"THE GREAT IMMENSITY IS A PLAY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT.
The characters from the play are here to share with you the latest in environmental art, science, and action, and to demonstrate how people around the world are having a positive impact on the big issues that we are facing. Now is the time to get involved in shaping the next fifty or one hundred years of life on this planet. Click HERE to learn more and find out what you can do!
In a thrilling and timely production, presented in association with the celebrated investigative theater company, The Civilians, The Great Immensity is a continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her who disappeared from a tropical island while on an assignment for a nature show....
With arresting projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of the most vital questions of our time: how can we change ourselves and our society in time to solve the enormous environmental challenges that confront us?”"
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PARTNERS ON THE GREAT IMMENSITY
Princeton Atelier in the Lewis Center for the Arts in collaboration with the Princeton Environmental Institute at Princeton University The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Kansas City Repertory Theatre
The Great Immensity is funded by the National Science Foundation."
"The grant is a rare gift to an arts organization from the foundation, a federal agency that pays for science, engineering and mathematics research and education." NY Times, 10/3/10
Additional citation for $700,000 taxpayer funded global warming theatrical production:
3/26/14, "President’s Science Advisor Agrees NSF Should Justify Taxpayer-Funded Research Grants," Rep. Lamar Smith
"Chairman Smith questioned Dr. Holdren about a lack of transparency and accountability at NSF, highlighting a number of specific NSF grants. Chairman Smith asked if Dr. Holdren thought NSF should be required to provide a justification for grants that have been funded by the American taxpayer. The grants Chairman Smith highlighted include:
- Studying fishing practices around Lake Victoria in Africa, $15,000;
- $340,000 to study the ecological consequences of early human-set fires in New Zealand;
- A 3-year, $200,000 study of the Bronze Age on the island of Cyprus and elsewhere around the Mediterranean;
- Surveying archived lawsuits in Peru from 1600-1700, $50,000;
- A climate change musical, $700,000;