Making Scenes: Play Reading 6
THE SMALLEST UNIVERSE IN THE WORLD by Stuart Hoar
THE SMALLEST UNIVERSE IN THE WORLD is a moving and fascinating
story about the clash between love and ambition. It's based on the
life of groundbreaking astronomer, Beatrice Tinsley.
Astrophysicist, wife, mother, daughter and gifted musician,
Beatrice was a brilliantly creative and passionate woman whose work
has profoundly influenced our understanding of the universe. But in
the male dominated science establishment of the 70's, Beatrice
struggles against prejudice and views of her place in the world.
She proves to be right - but success comes at great personal
Directed by: Simon Bennett
Raymond Hawthorne, Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Ian Hughes and Hera
Making Scenes: Play Readings are FREE and take place in
the studios at Auckland Theatre Company, 487 Dominion Road (carpark
& entry off Brixton Road).