The Life of Galileo
by Bertolt Brecht
Translated by John Willett
directed by Alan Paul
at the National Academy
of Sciences,
2101 Constitution Ave., N.W.,
Jul 16 2012

The Life of Galileo

In the National Academy of Sciences

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Join the Shakespeare Theatre Company and the National Academy of Sciences for a free staged reading of Bertold Brecht’s The Life of Galileo. The play, first performed in 1943, explores the life of the visionary scientist Galileo as he is made to question his moral integrity and ethical responsibilities in the face of the Inquisition. Featuring Ted van Griethuysen as Galileo with Mitchell Hebert, John Lescault and Michael Tolaydo.

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