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World Science Festival co-founder Brian Greene and seven-time Emmy Award–winner Alan Alda muse on Einstein’s Theory of Relativity in a post-performance discussion after a reading of Alda’s play “Dear Albert.” Watch them demonstrate the validity of Einstein’s theories of gravity in free fall using a punctured water bottle.
Francesca Faridany has performed on Broadway in Macbeth, Man and Boy, The 39 Steps, and The Homecoming, and Off-Broadway: The NY Idea, Orlando, and The Stronger. Regional highlights include the 2013 Helen Hayes Best Actress award winner for Strange Interlude (Shakespeare Theatre, DC) and Julia in Albee’s A Delicate Balance (McCarter).Read More
Mark Brokaw’s work on Broadway includes Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, The Lyons, After Miss Julie, Cry-Baby, The Constant Wife, Reckless. He has directed at London’s Donmar Warehouse and Menier Chocolate Factory, Dublin’s Gate Theatre, and the Sydney Opera House. Brokaw is the Artistic Director of the Yale Institute for Music Theatre.Read More
Paul Rudd has performed on Broadway in Grace, Three Days of Rain, The Last Night at Ballyhoo, Twelfth Night (Lincoln Center). Other theater: Long Day’s Journey Into Night (West End, London), The Shape of Things (Off Broadway, Almedia Theatre London), Bash (Off Broadway, LA), Ancestral Voices.Read More
Brian Greene is a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, and is recognized for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in his field of superstring theory. His books, The Elegant Universe, The Fabric of the Cosmos, and The Hidden Reality, have collectively spent 65 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list.Read More