Brilliant mathematician Alan Turing cracked the German Enigma code and enabled the Allies to win World War II. Shortly after, Turing learned that the country he saved cared less about his genius and more about his sexual orientation.
Based on the book ALAN TURING: THE ENIGMA by Andrew Hodges.
Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in July of 2003.
Breaking the Code is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major 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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