Catalog

Fake

August 2010
2:05:27
Drama
Science
Education Level
Higher Education

Listen Now:

Oscar-winning and Tony-nominated writer and director Eric Simonson explores the most famous archeological hoax in history. Alternating between 1914 and 1953, journalists and scientists set out to uncover who planted the Piltdown Man skull. Everyone’s a suspect, including legendary Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Originally produced at Steppenwolf Theatre 2009 with Martha Lavey as Artistic Director.

Includes an interview with Russell H. Tuttle, a Professor of Anthropology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Chicago.

Recorded before a live audience at WBEZ Studios, Chicago in November of 2009.

Fake 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.

"A slender but entertaining play fictionalizes the Piltdown Man hoax..." — AudioFile Magazine

Directed by Eric Simonson
Kate Arrington as Rebecca/Katarina
Coburn Goss as Chardin/Doug Arnt
Francis Guinan as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle/Jonathan Cole
Alan Wilder as Arthur Woodward/Paul Moody
Larry Yando as Charles Dawson/Henry Billings
See Full Catalog
Fake-Digital-Cover-325x325-R2V1.jpg
Purchasing Options
2
CD
s
ISBN
9781580817554
$29.99
Digital Recording
ISBN
9781580817561
$4.99
See Full Catalog