Einsteins: A Stage Portrait

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.

Play title: Einstein: A Stage Portrait

Author (s): Willard Simms

Publisher: The Dramatic Publishing Company

Publication Date: 1946

Genre: Drama

Primary Discipline: Physics

Secondary Discipline:

Scientist(s): Albert Einstein

Source Texts:

Character Breakdown: 1 Male

Albert Einstein

Setting: The study of Einstein’s home near Princeton University

Time Period: 1946

Synopsis of Play: 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. Join Dr. Einstein for an evening of humor, introspection, science and a little violin. You’ll walk away with an understanding of the man who solved many of the world’s most difficult puzzles with astounding creativity and a delicious sense of humor.

First Performance Date: April 23, 1985

First Producer: Westwood Playhouse in Los Angeles, California

Performance History: National tour by the New York Theatre Production Company

Links:

https://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/einstein-a-stage-portrait/Content?oid=872898

http://www.curtainup.com/einstein.html

http://www.theaterjones.com/ntx/reviews/20170813150748/2017-08-13/Theatre-Arlington/Einstein-A-Stage-Portrait

https://aranyaparva.wordpress.com/2015/12/11/einstein-a-stage-portrait/

http://www.dallasobserver.com/arts/theatre-arlingtons-take-on-einstein-will-show-genius-in-a-gentler-light-9720366

Entered by: Denise Gillman / Brooke Sanders

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