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Two Molecules in Space: Heisenberg Arrives at A.C.T. 


Get a behind-the-scenes look at the first rehearsal of Heisenberg with director Hal Brooks and A.C.T. Artistic Director Carey Perloff.

by Taylor Steinbeck
Mar 8, 2018

Creativity and Chaos: An Interview with Playwright Simon Stephens


Playwright Simon Stephens on the inspiration for Heisenberg, and science as “a space of creativity and imagination and chaos and searching.”

by Simon Hodgson
Mar 13, 2018

Why Simon Stephens Titled His Play Heisenberg





Find out more about the science behind the play’s name.

by Elsepth Sweatman
Mar 20, 2018

A Universe Between Two People: An Interview with Director Hal Brooks



"I’ve always been interested in the relationship of two people onstage, and how they interact with each other." Check out our chat with director Hal Brooks about his vision for this fascinating character study.

by Elspeth Sweatman
Mar 23, 2018

Podcast: Heisenberg Prologue Discussion



Before the performance of Heisenberg on March 20, 2018, A.C.T. Resident Dramaturg Michael Paller and Director Hal Brooks spoke to a live audience about dissecting and directing Simon Stephens's Broadway hit.


In Search of Alex and Georgie: A Psychologist Explores Heisenberg’s Two Characters


We reached out to local psychologist Dr. Mason Turner to find out what makes the characters of Alex and georgie tick.

by Taylor Steinbeck
Mar 30, 2018

The Fusion of Physics and Theater in Simon Stephens's Heisenberg


How playwright Simon Stephens uses science as a metaphor to investigate the intricacies of human nature and the messiness of our modern lives.

by Elspeth Sweatman
April 6, 2018

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