Theatre4humanity, in association with Collaboraction Theatre, will present the Chicago Premiere of "QED" by Peter Parnell, a day in the life of maverick physicist Richard Feynman. Featuring Rob Riley as Feynman, "QED" opens Wednesday, October 24 at 8 p.m. at Collaboraction Theatre. For tickets visit www.theater4humanity or call 866-212-4077. BroadwayWorld has a video of Rob Riley talking about the show. Check it out below!
Written by Peter Parnell, "QED" is an up-close and personal portrait of Feynman, Nobel laureate in physics, lifelong advocate for creativity and originality in science, as well as founder of the field of nanotechnology, and inspiration to young and aspiring scientists the world over. "QED" relives a day in the life of Feynman, storyteller extraordinaire, artist, musician, and well-loved character in 20th century science. theatre4humanity founder Maureen Payne-Hahner directs.
In addition to Riley as Feynman, Grace Wagner portrays his student Miriam Field. Additional production crew includes Courtney O'Neill (scenic designer), Michael Stanfill (lighting designer), Matthew Grayson (sound designer) and Emily Sater-Murray (costume and prop design) and Kara Karstad (choreographer).
The Chicago Premiere of "QED" runs Thursday, October 25 through Sunday, December 9 with performances Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at Collaboraction Theatre, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave., 3rd floor. Tickets are $25, $20 for students and seniors and $18 per person in groups of 10 or more. Previews are October 20 at 8 p.m., October 21 at 3 p.m. and October 22 at 8 p.m. Preview Tickets are $10. For tickets visit www.theatre4humanity.org or call 866-212- 4077.