'Einstein's Gift' at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre
Epic Theatre Center present the United States Premiere of Einstein's Gift, a new play by Vern Thiessen, at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre. The play opens on the 6 Oct 2005, following previews from the 1 Oct 2005, and plays through to the 6 Nov 2005.
Einstein's Gift centers on the relationship between Albert Einstein and Friedrich Haber, two world famous scientists who shared little in common, but each witnessed their great discoveries used for massive destruction.
The production will be directed by Ron Russell, with the cast and creative team still to be announced.
Vern Thiessen is an acclaimed Canadian playwright who has, to date, received little attention in the United States. His other plays include 'Shakespeare's Will,' 'Apple,' 'Blowfish,' and 'The Resurrection of John Frum.' He wrote the screenplay for the award-winning short, 'Samurai Swing,' which has appeared at numerous film festivals and on CBC Television. He is the former President of the Playwrights Guild of Canada.
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