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Please Continue

March 2019
Science
Drama
Education Level
Higher Education

Based on the true story of renowned social psychologist Stanley Milgram, “Please Continue” recounts the infamous obedience experiments at Yale in the 1960s. In that study, participants were asked to administer strong electric shocks to a subject who gave the wrong answer to a question, not knowing that the shocks were fake, and they were the real subject of the study. The play examines how the experiments gave insight into the nature of authoritarianism and individual morality.

Includes an interview about science and ethics with Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, a Professor of Education at the Rossier School of Education, a Professor of Psychology at the Brain and Creativity Institute, and a member of the Neuroscience Graduate Program Faculty at the University of Southern California.

Associate Artistic Director: Anna Lyse Erikson. Mixed by Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood. Senior Radio Producer: Ronn Lipkin. Foley Artist: Jeff Gardner. Script Supervisor: Nikki Hyde. Recording Engineer, Editor and Sound Designer: Erick Cifuentes. 

Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood, in October of 2018.

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Please Continue is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring 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.

Directed by Rosalind Ayres
Producing Director: Susan Albert Loewenberg
Tara Lynne Barr as Margaret Hopson
Will Brittain as James Sanders
Jake Green as Saul Dashoff
Taj Jegaraj as Harold Burden
Rob Morrow as Reverend William Sloane Coffin, Jr.
James Scully as Mitchell Halverson III
Mark Jude Sullivan as Francis Dunleavy
Matthew Wolf as Dr. Stanley Milgram
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9781682660881
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9781682660874
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