The human race has never built a weapon it did not eventually turn on itself.
It’s boomtime in America, 1953. At home in New Jersey, Einstein isn’t basking in this Free World glow. His cat is missing and that is the least of his problems. Nearly a decade after the Second World War ended in a mushroom cloud over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Albert is questioning his own part in the proliferation of the Atomic Bomb.
When his friend’s son Peter Bucky visits, recently repatriated from a Chinese POW camp at the end of the Korean War, opinions and molecules collide in this 2005 play.
Part of the Orange Tree's Directors' Festival of plays directed by students from the first year of the Orange Tree Theatre and St Mary’s University’s MA in Theatre Directing.
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