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    Breaking the Code

    Presented by Catalyst Collaborative@MIT at Central Square Theater

    April 7 - May 8, 2011


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    Breaking the Code

    Breaking the Code (April 7 – May 8, 2011), Hugh Whitemore’s elegant and deeply moving play about brilliant British mathematician Alan Turing, reveals connections between his cracking of the Nazi’s “unbreakable” Enigma Code and his refusal to live a closeted life. Turin embraced seeming contradiction: gay man and war hero, marathon runner and Disney film fan; he envisioned a “universal”...

    Breaking the Code (April 7 – May 8, 2011), Hugh Whitemore’s elegant and deeply moving play about brilliant British mathematician Alan Turing, reveals connections between his cracking of the Nazi’s “unbreakable” Enigma Code and his refusal to live a closeted life. Turin embraced seeming contradiction: gay man and war hero, marathon runner and Disney film fan; he envisioned a “universal” machince” and set the stage for modern computer technology. Catalyst Collaborative@MIT, a science theater collaboration between Underground Railway Theater and MIT, enhances their production with post-show conversations with renowned scientists.

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    Central Square Theater

    450 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02139

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    Admission Info:

    $40 for adults, $30 for seniors, $25 for students, and $20 student rush, when available.


    General Day and Time Info:

    The regular schedule for all performances is Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 PM, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM, with matinees on Sundays at 2 PM. There will be no Wednesday evening performance on April 13.


    Phone: 866-811-4111


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