Box Office Alert

We are experiencing technical difficulties with our phone system. Tickets can be ordered on our website. Email for customer service assistance. If you have questions regarding your giving or Membership at the theatre, email

This is a free event.

Join Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences and the Shakespeare Theatre Company for a free staged reading of Caryl Churchill’s A Number.  The renowned English playwright has created an intimate family play that explores the possibilities of human cloning and the complexity of nature versus nurture.

Visitors need to show a photo ID to enter the National Academy of Sciences.

Photo: National Academy of Sciences © 2012 Maxwell MacKenzie

A Number is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

A Staged Reading of A Number

October 30

National Academy of Sciences2101 Constitution Ave., NW, DC

7:30 p.m.
A Number
By Caryl Churchill
Facebook Logo Twitter Logo Instagram Logo Youtube Logo Google Plus Logo Flickr Logo