Friday, May 18, 2007

and another reading

I didn't realize this was open to the public but it is, so add this to your list of things you know that is going on this weekend!

Magic Theatre presents

a presentation of The Magic Theatre / Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Science & Technology Initiative

Join us for a two-day reading series of new plays exploring the worlds of science and technology. All plays are commissioned by the Magic through the Sloan Initiative.

Sunday, May 20 at 5pm
Five nanoplays exploring the world of nanotechnology by Bay Area playwrights, commissioned in association with the Exploratorium. Featured playwrights are Eugenie Chan, Robert Ernst, Lynne Kaufman, Jonathan Luskin, Peter Nachtrieb.

Sunday, May 20 at 7pm
JOAN’S BRAIN by David Ford
Joan is drawn to the wild experimentation of her consciousness-exploring best friend, Connie. Meanwhile, her brain-researching god-father, John discovers a tumor in his own brain, leading to a complete loss of speech. With Joan's help, he studies his own progress towards loss and death.

Monday, May 21 at 8pm
DARK MATTERS by Oliver Mayer
Two particle scientists and a Donna Summer back-up singer discuss science, Jazz and their intimate secrets over wine. But what happens when two great scientific minds have the same eureka moment? DARK MATTERS tests the bounds of supersymmetry and dark matter - in the cosmos and within the human heart.

Magic Theatre
Bldg D - Fort Mason Center, SF

Free and open to the public.
Call (415) 441-8822 for reservations.


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