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Life on Paper

Life on Paper

By: Kenneth Lin
Directed by: Rosalind Ayres
Starring: Kevin DanielsSeamus DeverSarah DrewMark Jude SullivanSummer Spiro

Air Date: March 5, 2021

One of the world’s wealthiest men has died in a plane crash. The insurance company representing the airline assigns math genius Mitch Bloom to the case to minimize their payout – but Mitch finds himself facing a formidable opponent in Ida Watkins, a small town actuary who challenges his ideas about the value of a human life. Includes an interview with playwright Kenneth Lin.

Life on Paper is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series of science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.

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Photograph 51

By: Anna Ziegler
Directed by: Michael Hackett
Starring: Miriam MargolyesMatthew ArkinMaxwell Caulfield

Air Date: March 12, 2021

Rosalind Franklin, a research scientist with a gift for X-ray diffracting, uncovered 'the secret of life' in the race to uncover the secrets of DNA.

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Top Girls

By: Caryl Churchill
Directed by: John Rubinstein
Starring: Amy BrennemanCarolyn SeymourConcetta TomeiMissy Yager

Air Date: March 19, 2021

When Marlene makes Managing Director of Top Girls Employment Agency, she soon discovers life above the glass ceiling isn't all it's cracked up to be.

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By: Hannie Rayson
Directed by: Martin Jarvis
Starring: Seamus DeverSarah DrewDarren RichardsonJoanne Whalley

Air Date: March 26, 2021

A zoologist makes a devil's bargain with a coal magnate to secure a future for an endangered species, but the tradeoff endangers her relationships.

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