Leap

LEAP is a story of left and right brain power, friendship and relationship, desire and hope, being young and being brilliant, creativity and creation, art and science.

Play title: LEAP

Author (s): Lauren M. Gunderson

Publisher:  iUniverse, Inc.

Publication Date: 2005

Genre: Drama

Primary Discipline: Physics

Scientist (s): Isaac Newton

Source Texts: Unknown

Character Breakdown: 2 Males, 3 Females

Isaac Newton, Lucas, Brightman Bains, Maria Bains, Hannah

Setting: England, Issac’s study, one room filled with wooden furniture

Time Period: 17th Century

Synopsis of Play: LEAP is a story of left and right brain power, friendship and relationship, desire and hope, being young and being brilliant, creativity and creation, art and science. Based on historical and scientific fact LEAP infuses myth, science, and biography into a new history of the greatest scientist of the Western culture.

First Performance Date: 2004

First Producer: Theatre Emory

Performance History: Directed by Megan Monaghan, LEAP was first produced by Theatre Emory in 2004. It was developed at the Playwriting Center at Theatre Emory and WordBRIDGE in Florida. It was first published by the Playwriting Center at Theatre Emory.

Links:

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/24219/title/Science-plays-come-of-age/

Entered by: Denise Gillman/ Brooke Sanders

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