On an evening in October 1774, Antoine Lavoisier, the architect of the chemical revolution, learned that the Unitarian English minister, Joseph Priestley, had made a new gas.
Human cloning is the subject of this beguiling hour-long psychological thriller that blends topical scientific speculation with a stunning portrait of the relationship between fathers and their sons.
It’s Body Awareness Week on a Vermont college campus and Phyllis, the organizer, and her partner, Joyce, are hosting one of the guest artists in their home.
The title character of Lucy is a thirteen-year old girl with Autism. Her mother, Vivian, is an anthropologist who wants absolutely nothing to do with her.
Imagine if Marilyn Monroe and Albert Einstein met in a hotel room. Just briefly. Just for one night. What would they talk about?
It’s 1941. Europe is at war and espionage is the front line.
In an effort to get medical help for Alabama tenant farmers, their nurse, Miss Evers, convinces them to join a government study to treat venereal disease.
A Scientist who enhances life with his work and knowledge but discovers too late that knowledge in the wrong hands brings death.
In 1714 the English Parliament offered a prize of L20,000 to whoever could solve the problem of identifying longitude accurately and reliably at sea.
Ada Byron is a curious young woman and mathematician who is being pushed for a prestigious marriage by her mother, hoping to repair their damaged reputation set by the late Lord Byron.
This play brings the reader through the questioning of Oppenheimer, the leading physician in the making of the atomic bomb, by a Personnel Security Board.
After a nuclear disaster at the nearby power plant where they used to work, married couple Hazel and Robin are approached by their colleague Rose.
As Henry struggles to inject life into his thesis on Charles Darwin, a simple question becomes most perplexing: What do you want?
After Vladimir Lenin’s death in 1924, Jewish scientists Boris Zbarsky and Vladimir Vorobiov are assigned to preserve his body for eternity, or die for failing to do so.
To understand light and optics better, young Isaac Newton inserted a long needle “between my eye and the bone, as near to the backside of my eye as I could.” Why take such a risk?
The year is 1929, and two ambitious visionaries race against each other to invent a device called “television”.
Stephen Hawking faces many challenges in his life, examples being the challenges of scientific exploration and discovery, challenges with his health, and personal challenges such as continuing to be a husband and father.
A twenty-character extravaganza of thought and emotion which tells the story of Moses Vazsonyi, a renowned number theorist who at 47 already fears that he has lost his edge in the intellectually grueling world of[…]
The Einstein Project is a highly theatrical journey into one of the most fascinating minds of the modern age. It rejects iconic clichés about Albert Einstein in order to reveal the true man —a dynamic,[…]
The Blue Ball is an imaginative investigation of the experience of space, researched by the playwright among the astronauts themselves.
The author claims he has just taken five real life characters and some basic biographical facts and supposed what it was like for Orville and Wilbur growing up in the dysfunctional Wright family.
The year is 1946, the Bomb has been dropped, the world has forever changed and Albert Einstein has invited the audience over to his home to set the record straight about his life.
he Theatrical effectiveness of the “living newspaper” was conclusively demonstrated in the productions of “Power” and “One Third of a Nation.” This last edition of the “living newspaper” compares most favorably with the previous ones.
Cancer Tales is a series of five linked, short plays by Nell Dunn that tell the story of seven women, either patients with cancer or close relatives.
One of the most challenging issues of the 21st century is the impending separation of sex (in bed) and reproduction (under the microscope) as a result of recent advances in contraception and assisted reproduction.
This is a play about the atomic bomb, its past, its present, and one among its possible futures.
September 2016 marks the fifteenth-year anniversary of Rob and Lucy’s very first date. What better way to mark this milestone than to create a show all about love?
When Earth is the loneliest planet, where else is there to go?
The Effect is a clinical romance. Two young volunteers agree to take part in a pharmaceutical drugs trial. This funny, moving play explores questions of sanity, neurology and the limits of medicine.
The brain builds a narrative to steady us from moment to moment, but it is absolutely an illusion. There is no me, there is no you, and there is certainly no self.