National Museum of Mathematics Presents Provocative New Play
The Mathematics of Being Human
New Play Exploring Mathematics and Art Makes New York Debut
Sunday, March 8 at 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
WHAT: The Mathematics of Being Human is making its New York debut at the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath). This provocative new play explores how and whether mathematics can inspire, or be inspired by, the arts and humanities. Guests will watch the fireworks fly as fractals interact with Shakespeare.
Written by the University of Maryland Baltimore County’s Michele Osherow (English, and dramaturg for Washington DC’s Folger Theatre) and Manil Suri (mathematics professor and author of The Death of Vishnu), this staged reading is directed by Alan Kreizenbeck.
WHO: Michele Osherow, dramaturg for Washington DC’s Folger Theatre
Manil Suri, author of The Death of Vishnu
Alan Kreizenbeck, director
Glen Whitney, MoMath co-founder and co-executive
Cindy Lawrence, MoMath co-founder and co-executive
WHEN: Sunday, March 8, 2015
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: National Museum of Mathematics
11 E 26th Street (between 5th and Madison)
New York, NY
About the National Museum of Mathematics
The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) strives to enhance public understanding and perception of mathematics in daily life. The only math museum in North America, MoMath fulfills an incredible demand for hands-on math programming, creating a space where those who are math-challenged-as well as math enthusiasts of all backgrounds and levels of understanding- can revel in their own personal realm of the infinite world of mathematics through more than 30 state-of-the-art interactive exhibits. MoMath was awarded the bronze 2013 MUSE Award for Education and Outreach by the American Alliance of Museums. MoMath is located at 11 E. 26th on the north side of popular Madison Square Park in Manhattan. The Museum is open seven days a week from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, visit momath.org.