It is early in 1951. In Cambridge, England, a precocious 23-year old American, James Watson, arrives to work as a guest at Cavendish Laboratories and is put into a shared office with 36-year old English graduate student Francis Crick.
At a New Year’s Eve party in the waining hours of 1962, three young students meet and discuss their budding academic lives. After a night of intellectual exploration that ranges from opera to quantum mechanics; poetry to Einstein; and Indian mythology to the nature of time; it appears that two of them might be falling in Love.
ONE STONE is a passionate, historically-based love story between two scientists – one who became internationally famous, and one who disappeared in a cloud of depression and mental illness.
Science Sandbox is an initiative dedicated to inspiring a deeper interest in science, especially among those who don’t think of themselves as science enthusiasts.
More than simply a showcase for the area, instead Bloomsbury Festival acts as a catalyst bringing together artists and academics, scientists and dancers, musicians, publishers and school pupils to make new projects and to inspire and learn from each other.
Hypatia, Marie Curie and Marie-Anne Lavoisier use their wits to save the day.
A story that humanizes God and his angels in this retelling of the creation story and Paradise Lost.
A comedy about the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Our main character Minerva, an exchange student from the Dominican Republic, is failing at the subject miserably, and she will do absolutely anything to avoid the embarrassment and shame of returning home as a failure.
Whether we wear a lab coat or haven’t seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell.
Catalyst Collaborative@MIT (CC@MIT) is a unique collaboration between MIT and Central Square Theater (CST), located only blocks from the MIT campus.
The World Science Festival gathers great minds in science and the arts to produce live and digital content that allows a broad general audience to engage with scientific discoveries.
On a dark night near the end of her life, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley wrestles with ghosts: her dead children, her sister, her famous husband, her mother, and Frankenstein, her most famous creation.
This is the extraordinary true story of America’s first female rocket scientist, told by her son. It describes Mary Sherman Morgan’s crucial contribution to launching America’s first satellite and the author’s labyrinthine journey to uncover his mother’s lost legacy – a legacy buried deep under a lifetime of secrets political, technological, and personal.
Join actors Brent Spinner, Leonard Nimoy, and Gates McFadden, from Star Trek and Star Trek: The Next Generation as they recreate this classic radio thriller.
Co-sponsored by the LSU College of Science, the LSU School of Theatre, and the LSU Office of Research and Economic Development, the LSU SciArt New Play Festival will feature staged readings of plays juried from a nationwide call for submissions of plays where science is an extensive part of the story.
Kat and Henry, two graduate students from opposing scientific disciplines, are forced to share a lab at Columbia University in 1968.
The Astronaut’s Tale traces a young man’s life from his first experience of loss, his dog killed by a car, the appearance of a mysterious Einstein-like guide, his youthful desire to become an astronaut, marriage, and the fulfillment of his ambition.
Why does a brilliant and well-regarded scientist stop publishing? Faced with a threat to her work and her future, Barbara struggles against her past.
It’s autumn, the Santa Anas are blowing and Los Angeles is on fire again. JASPER MOLLOY is an aging former test pilot and Apollo astronaut recently diagnosed with dementia.
In the late 1840s, before the age of Pasteur and Lister and the knowledge of sepsis, a Hungarian obstetrician named Ignaz Semmelweis found that the simple expedient of hand-washing could help physicians reduce childbed fever by up to 90 percent.
Over the past fifteen years, the Foundation has developed a nationwide theater program with participants in many regions anchored by two acclaimed New York City partners—Ensemble Studio Theatre and Manhattan Theatre Club.
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.
In this coming-of-age comedy, 13-year-old Franklin Robertson is just trying to survive life in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. in the mid-1980s.
The birth of Armageddon. The first H-Bomb detonates and the proud father is Edward Teller. But he’s on a collision course with Robert Oppenheimer, head of the team that created the Atomic bomb.
Donny wakes in hospital, unable to recall the car accident, confused because the love of his life, Emma, isn’t at his bedside…
Doctoral candidate Molly Royce has one goal in life: complete her thesis to carry on the pioneering work of her father who recently died of Huntington’s disease. Wanting to live a normal life, Molly has kept her promise to her father not to be tested for the genetic disease: until now.
The year is 2096, and Annaliese Gardner, a refugee from the defunct Lunar Colony Montgomery, is returned to Earth and housed in the Georgia Aquarium’s jellyfish room. Mina Espinoza, a researcher from NASA, is assigned to Annie’s case.
As Tactix, an environmental tech company, sits on the verge of its next round of funding, founder and CEO Sarah Boyd must preserve through a late night interview with a particularly tough reporter and the waffling of her CTO.
The Science Play Festival takes place each year in late winter or early spring. It’s a one-weekend series of readings of plays about science, combined with audience discussion and also including science-related events.
On April 20, 2010, the massive DEEPWATER HORIZON oil rich, leased by BP and owned and operated by Transocean, exploded and burned off the coast of Louisiana, killing 11 workers and triggering the largest oil spill in history.