Oppenheimer

1939: Fascism spreads across Europe, Franco marches on Barcelona and two German chemists discover the processes of atomic fission. In Berkeley, California, theoretical physicists recognize the horrendous potential of this new science; a weapon that[…]

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Background

BACKGROUND moves backwards, as does the study of the origins of the universe, to trace the path of the forgotten and unaccredited scientist who provided the mathematical proof of the existence of Cosmic Background Radiation.

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Leap

LEAP is a story of left and right brain power, friendship and relationship, desire and hope, being young and being brilliant, creativity and creation, art and science.

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Moving Bodies

Moving Bodies is about Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman as he explores nature, science, sex, anti-Semitism, and the world around him.

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Emilie’s Voltaire

Emilie’s Voltaire is a passionate comic-drama that explores a Jove affair that scandalized all of Europe between Voltaire, the greatest wit of his time, and the beautiful scientist Emilie du Chatelet.

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Arcadia

Chaos theory, mathematics, landscape gardening, and literary history collide in a country house in England; alternating contemporary with eighteenth century scenes.

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Blinded By The Sun

Through the characters of three scientists, Blinded By The Sun explores how the pressure to succeed, and the need to create hype, can cause conflict within the modern scientific world.

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The Talking Cure

Christopher Hampton’s new play The Talking Cure deals with the early years of C.G. Jung and his decision to experiment using Freud’s controversial new method of psychoanalysis, with a young Russian patient, Sabina Spielrein.

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The Hard Problem

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.

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QED

The late, great physicist Richard Feynman is the subject of Peter Parnell’s nearly one-man show, QED, a recent Broadway triumph for Alan Alda in the role of Feynman.

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Galileo

The adaption is the famous on which was brought to completion by Brecht himself, working with Charles Laughton, who played Galileo in the first two American productions of the play.

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Proof

One of the most acclaimed plays of recent seasons, Proof explores the unknowability of love as much as it does the mysteries of mathematics.

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Rosencrantz Guildenstern Are Dead

Acclaimed as a modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is the fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the worm’s-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz & Guildenstern, two characters in Shakespeare’s play.

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The Physicists

Herbert George Beutler believes he is Newton, Ernst Ernesti thinks he is Einstein. Johann Wilhelm Mobius who has visions in which King Solomon appears to him. In charge is the aristocratic, hunchbacked woman-psychiatrist, Fraulein Dr. Mathilde[…]

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Constellations

Marianne, a physicist, and Roland, a beekeeper, meet at a party and go for a drink, or perhaps they don’t. Having fallen madly in love, they begin a relationship that eventually veers off course.

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TRUMPERY

In 1858, Charles Darwin struggles to finish “On The Origin of Species” and give the world his theory of natural selection. Meanwhile, Alfred Russel Wallace has come up with the exact same theory.

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Great Men of Science

It is Paris, 1738, and the Royal Academy of Sciences has just announced their annual contest-“prove or refute that there is wisdom and design behind the seeming randomness of the universe.”

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Humble Boy

All is not well in the Humble hive. Thirty-five year old Felix Humble is a Cambridge astro-physicist in search of a unified field theory. 

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Photograph 51

A funny and moving portrait of the unrequited life of Rosalind Franklin, one of the great female scientists of the twentieth century, and her fervid drive to map the contours of the DNA molecule.

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Silent Sky

When Henrietta Leavitt begins work at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s, she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea.

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