Now Then Again

A love story between two physicists. Set at Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory, the script tells the story of Ginny and Henry, two scientists who find a future together despite her husband, his neuroses and their firm belief that there is no such thing as destiny.

Play title: Now Then Again

Author (s): Penny Penniston

Publisher: Broadway Play Publishing Inc

Publication Date: October, 2002

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Primary Discipline: Physics

Secondary Discipline: Quantum Mechanics

Scientist (s): Fictional

Source Texts: Transactional Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics by Jonn G. Cramer

Character Breakdown:  5m, 1f;

Henry, Ginny, Felix, Chris, Dr. Trousant, Minister/Rabbi/Busker

Setting: Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory

Time Period: Present Day

Synopsis of Play: A love story between two physicists. Set at Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory, the script tells the story of Ginny and Henry, two scientists who find a future together despite her husband, his neuroses and their firm belief that there is no such thing as destiny.

First Performance Date: February 17th, 2000

First Producer: Bailiwick Repertory Theatre

Performance History: Now Then Again by Penny Penniston had its world premiere in Chicago at the Bailiwick Repertory Theatre on February 17, 2000. It went on to win a Joseph Jefferson Citation for “Best New Work”. It was published in 2002 by Broadway Play Publishing. Later, a screenplay adaptation, titled Love is Brilliant, won the Sloan Prize at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival. http://www.peninkent.com/scripts/nowthenagain/index.html

Review Links:

http://www.richmond.com/entertainment/theater/theater-review-now-then-again/article_3fcbc4e9-8a8d-5265-8d2e-244ba1760481.html

https://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/now-then-again/Content?oid=901926

Entered by Denise Gillman, Brooke Sanders, and Meaghan Yesford

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