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Playlist: Jewel Plays

Compiled By: Susan Myer

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Plays that Jewel also performed

Breaking the Code

From L.A. Theatre Works | Part of the L.A. Theatre Works series | 01:57:58

A genius entrusted with national secrets who made no effort to conceal his own

Breakingthecode_small Simon Templeman stars as brilliant mathematician Alan Turing, the man who cracked the German Enigma code and enabled the Allies to win World War II. But Turing was to find that the country he saved cared less about his genius and more about his sexual orientation. With Sheelagh Cullen, Kenneth Danziger, Peter Dennis, Samantha Robson, Orlando Seale, W. Morgan Sheppard, and Andre Sogliuzzo. Written by Hugh Whitemore. Directed by Rosalind Ayres.

This play is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.

The Explorers Club

From L.A. Theatre Works | Part of the L.A. Theatre Works series | 01:57:58

A team of globetrotting, besotted scientists faces a new kind of terra incognita.

The-explorers-club_small It’s London, 1879, and the hapless members of The Explorers Club must confront their most lethal threat yet: the admission of a woman into their closely-guarded ranks. But is she the least of their troubles? Jennifer Westfeldt joins other members of the original Broadway cast in Nell Benjamin ’s The Explorers Club . The broadcast includes a conversation with Eileen Pollack, author of Approaching Infinity: A Memoir about Women in Science.

Major funding for this play is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, to promote understanding of science and technology in the modern world.