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Take a love triangle, an oil and gas tycoon, a climate change refugee and throw in video recorded interviews with real-life politicians and scientists, and presto, you have U: The Comedy of Global Warming.

Take a love triangle, an oil and gas tycoon, a climate change refugee and throw in video recorded interviews with real-life politicians and scientists, and presto, you have U: The Comedy of Global Warming.

Part story, part theatre and part documentary, this multi-media mix runs in the Media Room of the Fine Arts Centre from Dec. 11 to 20.

Conceived by Ian Leung, a former employee of Ontario’s Ministry of Environment and now an Edmonton actor, U grapples with trying to resolve the defining issue of our era — climate change.

Everyone gets their say, so if you’re already confused, be prepared to be more perplexed with this fresh mountain of opinion.

The two-hour, three-character production stars three of Edmonton’s most dynamic actors: Clinton Carew, Tim Hamaguchi and Garret Spelliscy.

Several of the personalities Leung videotaped are nationally renowned water scientist David Schindler, polar bear specialist Andrew Derocher, Edmonton-Strathcona member of Parliament Linda Duncan and MLA Rachel Notley.

Tickets are $20 adults and $17 students. Sunday nights are pay what you can at the door. Tickets are available by calling 780-420-1757 or visit www.tixonthesquare.ca

For more information about the performance and its personalities go online at www.albertaville.ca