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This War is Not Inevitable - PLAY: 7.30pm

This War is Not Inevitable

A play for two actors

to be performed in the Eurythmy Room

Friday 19th May




THIS WAR IS NOT INEVITABLE is a play written to mark the centenary of the birth of an idea that could yet change the world – Rudolf Steiner’s Threefold Social Organism. On Friday 19th May the world premiere of this play will take place in the school’s Eurythmy Room. This is an event of some significance.

The Threefold Social Organism was first of all an idea that could have taken two years off the length of the First World War and made the Second World War impossible. It addressed people’s vulnerability to political and economic events – something that is every bit as relevant today as it was in 1917.

By showing us what Steiner was attempting to do in 1917 and how the German ruling classes and general population received the idea, the play gives audiences an excellent summary of what this idea is and invites us to consider how it could exert an influence in the chaos of our time. In this production there is also much humour and warmth and you see Steiner in a way that he has never been portrayed before.

THIS WAR IS NOT INEVITABLE, written by Aucklander Michael Burton, is a play for two actors and will be performed by himself and English actor Ryan Kouroukis. Rod Green is the play’s director.

It is not suitable for children under fourteen but will appeal very much to all who care for the fate of the world and have hopes for world peace – not as a utopian dream but as something absolutely achievable.

THIS WAR IS NOT INEVITABLE asks for a koha of $18 waged and $14 unwaged.

Rudolf Steiner’s Threefold Social Organism was an attempt to make war impossible. 100 years later, could its time be now?


Friday 19th May at 7.30pm.

No reservations necessary.

(Further information: phone 021 855 170.)