The Ruby Sunrise by Rinne Groff

Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences and the Shakespeare Theatre Company are pleased to present a staged reading of a play about power, recognition and the spark of creation. It’s 1927 and Ruby is certain that she can build the first electric television. In a television studio in 1952, her abilities are still being questioned. This play, written in 2004, is a heartfelt look at women in science and the importance of being recognized.

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Photo: National Academy of Sciences © 2012 Maxwell MacKenzie

THE RUBY SUNRISE is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.



Rinne Groff’s THE RUBY SUNRISE

National Academy of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Ave., NW

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