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Events / Arts & Theater

Einstein!

June 24
3:00 PM
Santa Monica Playhouse: Santa Monica

Event Overview


Einstein!
 
is a true story based on the recent release of 15,000 documents and years of research that bring to light new information about a young, pre-crazy haired Albert Einstein. 
It's a historical drama with comedy that tells the incredible, true story that ushered in our present Modern Technological Age.  It's 1914 Berlin, war is breaking out all over Europe, and a 35-year old Einstein is in the battle of his life as he is in the midst of colleagues trying to steal his new theory, an ugly divorce, anti-Semitism, failing health that threatens his life, isolated for being a pacifist, thoughts of suicide, a huge scientific backlash, and trying to keep the relationship with his son from slipping away from him forever. This is the story that made his hair crazy.  Jack Fry breathes life into one of the most intriguing icons of all time. Einstein! is freshly off a New York City Sold Out Run and was the Highest Grossing Show from the 2017 STEM Theater Festival. Also, Einstein! was just selected as a 2016 Best Performance by DC Metro Theater Arts from the NYC, New Jersey, Delaware, and Philadelphia stages.  This August the show was selected as the Top Ten Shows To See with aSold Out Run at this year's 2016 New York International Fringe Festival as well as winning Pick of the Fringe and being an Encore Winner at the 2016 Hollywood Fringe International Festival.  Other honorable distinctions for Einstein! include Best Actor for Jack Fry's portrayal of Albert Einstein chosen by the London Free Press (Ontario) for the International London Fringe Festival, and additionally winning other festival picks

Parking Information:
Parking available across the street from the theater.

Event Overview


Einstein!
 
is a true story based on the recent release of 15,000 documents and years of research that bring to light new information about a young, pre-crazy haired Albert Einstein. 
It's a historical drama with comedy that tells the incredible, true story that ushered in our present Modern Technological Age.  It's 1914 Berlin, war is breaking out all over Europe, and a 35-year old Einstein is in the battle of his life as he is in the midst of colleagues trying to steal his new theory, an ugly divorce, anti-Semitism, failing health that threatens his life, isolated for being a pacifist, thoughts of suicide, a huge scientific backlash, and trying to keep the relationship with his son from slipping away from him forever. This is the story that made his hair crazy.  Jack Fry breathes life into one of the most intriguing icons of all time. Einstein! is freshly off a New York City Sold Out Run and was the Highest Grossing Show from the 2017 STEM Theater Festival. Also, Einstein! was just selected as a 2016 Best Performance by DC Metro Theater Arts from the NYC, New Jersey, Delaware, and Philadelphia stages.  This August the show was selected as the Top Ten Shows To See with aSold Out Run at this year's 2016 New York International Fringe Festival as well as winning Pick of the Fringe and being an Encore Winner at the 2016 Hollywood Fringe International Festival.  Other honorable distinctions for Einstein! include Best Actor for Jack Fry's portrayal of Albert Einstein chosen by the London Free Press (Ontario) for the International London Fringe Festival, and additionally winning other festival picks

Parking Information:
Parking available across the street from the theater.