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The Life of Galileo

Relativity

by Bertolt Brecht
David Hare

Audiobook

1 of 1 copy available

Unrelenting in his search for "simple truth" Galileo Galilei shatters beliefs held sacred for two thousand years. But, under threat of torture by the Holy Inquisition, his scientific and personal integrity are put to the test as he argues for his very life in a passionate debate over science, politics, religion and ethics that resonates to this day.

Includes an interview with Dr. E.C. Krupp, Director of the Griffith Observatory.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Neil Dickson, Roy Dotrice, Jeannie Elias, Jill Gascoine, Stacy Keach, Peter Lavin, Robert Machray, Christopher Neame, Moira Quirk, Darren Richardson, Alan Shearman, Simon Templeman, Joanne Whalley and Matthew Wolf.

The Life of Galileo 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.


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Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works
Edition: Unabridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781580815482
  • File size: 57487 KB
  • Release date: April 15, 2008
  • Duration: 01:59:44

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781580815482
  • File size: 57487 KB
  • Release date: April 15, 2008
  • Duration: 01:59:44
  • Number of parts: 2


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Drama Fiction

Languages

English

Unrelenting in his search for "simple truth" Galileo Galilei shatters beliefs held sacred for two thousand years. But, under threat of torture by the Holy Inquisition, his scientific and personal integrity are put to the test as he argues for his very life in a passionate debate over science, politics, religion and ethics that resonates to this day.

Includes an interview with Dr. E.C. Krupp, Director of the Griffith Observatory.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Neil Dickson, Roy Dotrice, Jeannie Elias, Jill Gascoine, Stacy Keach, Peter Lavin, Robert Machray, Christopher Neame, Moira Quirk, Darren Richardson, Alan Shearman, Simon Templeman, Joanne Whalley and Matthew Wolf.

The Life of Galileo 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.


Expand title description text