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.
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.
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.
Inspired by a true story, Intelligence-Slave takes place underground in an abandoned salt mine where the Nazis have moved the Buchenwald machine factory at the end of World War II to avoid Allied bombing.
When President Kennedy announced that America would send a man to the moon, the job fell to a group of maverick engineers who, until that moment, were the outcasts of the American scientific establishment.
The Ensemble Studio Theatre has partnered with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Science & Technology Project to create a platform for new science-themed plays.
In the 1840s Alabama, Dr. George Barry is on the verge of a miraculous cure: treatment for fistulas, a common but painful complication of childbirth. To achieve his medical breakthrough, Dr. Barry performs experimental surgeries on a group of enslaved women afflicted with the condition.
This play follows the ordinary lives of Polly and Owen who work as a lawyer and doctor, respectively. Their ordinary lives change drastically when they discover a piece of technology that impacts the whole world.
The two-act, 4-character stage play set in 1997 in the Balkans is about an American who sets out to find Nikola Tesla’s doomsday device only to discover that a machine is not required.
In The Water Engine, actors, an announcer, and a sound effects man present a radio play during the 1930s with unerring authenticity. The “play within the play” reveals the story of a young inventor who’s[…]
A married couple in New York City awake one day to discover, in a plot worthy of Kafka or Orwell, that their private lives are no longer private. Even more frightening, their lives seem to[…]
In bursts Phanocles, an Egyptian inventor, and his sister Euphrosyne, secretly a Christian. Phanocles has invented a steamboat and a cannon. The rational Phanocles bemoans the irrational nature of man, Caesar invokes Jupiter and others[…]
The play begins in a factory that makes artificial people, called roboti (robots), from synthetic organic matter. They are not exactly robots by the current definition of the term: they are living flesh and blood[…]
In the Next Room or the vibrator play hovers at the dawn of electricity when enthusiasm for the light bulb gave rise to a handy new instrument to treat female hysteria
Setting off from a farm in Indiana as a young girl named Ruby struggles to turn her dream of the first all-electrical television system into a reality, and jumping forward to a McCarthy-era New York[…]
In 1714 the English Parliament offered a prize of L20,000 to whoever could solve the problem of identifying longitude accurately and reliably at sea.
The year is 1929, and two ambitious visionaries race against each other to invent a device called “television”.
The author claims he has just taken five real life characters and some basic biographical facts and supposed what it was like for Orville and Wilbur growing up in the dysfunctional Wright family.
Women are not allowed to study medicine in England, so Victoria travels to Ingolstadt, Bavaria to fulfill her destiny and become Dr. Frankenstein.