The Relativity Series presents science as a thoroughly human endeavor, bringing to life the people and stories behind the research and invention which shapes and changes our world.
Donny wakes in hospital, unable to recall the car accident, confused because the love of his life, Emma, isn’t at his bedside…
Yasmeen Al-Hamadi is a Muslim, Yemeni-American senior at a struggling inner-city Bronx high school. Dr. Guy Royston is her disaffected science teacher, a former Evangelical with a mysterious past.
The Ensemble Studio Theatre has partnered with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Science & Technology Project to create a platform for new science-themed plays.
The annual Science Play Festival at Christopher Newport University is a two-day event that celebrates science plays. Including keynote speakers, presentations, staged readings, and talkbacks, the festival showcases interdisciplinary works that can be enjoyed by both students and scholars.
Just as Juliana Smithton’s research leads to a potential breakthrough, her life takes a disorienting turn. During a lecture to colleague at an exclusive beach resort, she glimpses an enigmatic young woman in a yellow[…]
Brian Friel’s play tells the story of Molly, a woman who has been blind since infancy, who undergoes an operation to attempt to restore her sight.
Inside every adolescent brain, 86 billion neurons connect and collide to produce the most frustrating, chaotic and exhilarating changes that will ever happen to us.
In a London psychiatric hospital, an enigmatic patient claims to be the son of an African dictator – a story that becomes unnervingly plausible.
Sabina is based on the true story of the relationship – by turns therapeutic, personal and collegial – between Sabina Spielrein and Carl Jung.
Using Oliver Sacks’ neurological study The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat as its inspiration, The Man Who offers a series of fascinating Doctor/Patient scenarios that examine our attempts to understand the workings[…]
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 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.
Women are not allowed to study medicine in England, so Victoria travels to Ingolstadt, Bavaria to fulfill her destiny and become Dr. Frankenstein.
The Hard Problem is a tour de force, exploring fundamental questions of how we experience the world, as well as telling the moving story of a young woman whose struggles for understanding her own life.