Glacier expert joins "Science on Stage"
event at Exploratorium
Slawek Tulaczyk, associate professor of
Earth sciences, will take part in "Science on Stage,"
an unusual theater production at the Exploratorium in San Francisco
on Wednesday, September 14.
Science on Stage 2005, presented by the Magic
Theater in partnership with the Exploratorium, is the fifth
annual series of script-in-hand performances of new plays about
science and technology. In three dramatic readings, followed
by discussions with the playwright and a scientist, the series
explores topics ranging from autism to global warming and offers
a glimpse of plays in the making.
This year's series begins with The Ice
Breaker by David Rambo. Tulaczyk, an expert on glaciers
and global warming, will take the stage to answer questions
from the audience after the play is over. The presentation begins
at 7 p.m. in the McBean Theater at the Exploratorium.
In The Ice Breaker, a young Ph.D.
student on the verge of a momentous discovery seeks an ally
in a disgraced genius. Cold science gives way to warm emotion,
leading them to reveal the passions and demons that drive their
The Ice-Breaker, directed by Art Manke,
will receive a full production in February 2006 as part of Magics
2005-06 season, presented by the Magic Theatre, the Alfred P.
Sloan Foundation Science & Technology Initiative, and the
Martha Heasley Cox Raw Play Series.
For advance tickets, please call the Magic
Theatre's Box Office at (415) 441-8822. Admission is free for
Magic subscribers, Exploratorium members, or with same-day museum
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