Fast Company

Mable Kwan is the best gifter that ever lived. She taught her sons H and Francis to be the best roper and fixer around. When youngest daughter Blue puts together the con of the decade,[…]

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Calculus

The play treats the historical controversy between Sir Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Freiherr von Leibniz over the development of the infinitesimal calculus.

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Albert’s Bridge

Albert has a degree in philosophy and with a job as bridge painter has a new perspective on life up high. Through CPSs and programmed efficiency, he replaces four painters and the bridge is all[…]

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Newton’s Hooke

A play about Isaac Newton and Robert Hooke which presents “the dark side” of Newton. Emphasis is put on his egotism and his cruelty. The author presents the difficult question of whether Newton deserves all of[…]

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Euclid and His Modern Rivals

British maverick Lewis Carroll successfully combines his inimitable sense of humor with his transparent logical reasoning in one of the most interesting books ever written about mathematical pedagogy, Euclid and His Modern Rivals.

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The Devil and the Lady

One character is a mathematician whose every line is phrased in the language of mathematics and/or astronomy. Often, these are corrections to mathematical metaphors or even unintentional puns in statements made by the Devil.

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Jumpers

George is a professor of moral philosophy engaged in lofty debate. Unfortunately, his endeavors are interrupted by an investigation of the all too true rumor that the professor of logic was shot while performing in[…]

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Marjorie Prime

With help from an intriguingly technology in a future not far from our present, Marjorie examines her past, sometimes replacing her realities with idealized memories.

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Blue Door

Lewis is a tenured professor of mathematics at a well-regarded university. Underneath his veneer of success, however, lies a soul troubled by questions of personal and cultural identity.

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Refund

Wasserkopf, who was graduated from an expensive private school eighteen years ago, has been unable to hold a job, hence returns to the school and demands the refund of his tuition fees.

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Sequence

Two narratives intertwine like a fragment of DNA to examine the interplay between logic and metaphysics, science and faith, luck, and probability. Belief systems clash, ideas mutate, and order springs from chaos.

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Infinity

Sarah Jean is a mathematics prodigy who finds safety in numbers, in the reliability of their defined nature. Her affinity for unhealthy relationships, however, remains completely a mystery.

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A Disappearing Number

In London, a man attempts to unravel the secrets of his lover. In India, a women collapses on a train. In Cambridge, in 1914, Englishman G H Hardy seeks to comprehend the ideas of the Indian[…]

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Hypatia, or, The Divine Algebra

Wellman’s new play follows Hypatia’s imaginary trajectory from that spectacle through 8th Century Byzantium and then on to the early 20th Century, when she wanders into Alexandria, Virginia and first lays eyes on a bicycle.

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The Genius

Leo Lerner is an American mathematician who has discovered an equation which, if followed to its logical conclusion, would enable anyone to build a weapon which could annihilate mankind.

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Partition

Two geniuses. Two worlds. One maddening riddle. In 1913, a young, self-taught mathematical genius in India named Srinivasa Ramanujan is invited to England to work with G. H. Hardy, a Cambridge professor.

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Ada and the Engine

Ada Byron is a curious young woman and mathematician who is being pushed for a prestigious marriage by her mother, hoping to repair their damaged reputation set by the late Lord Byron.

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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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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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