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The How and the Why
Aaron & Cecile Goldman Theater

The How and the WhyTHE HOW AND THE WHY
By Sarah Treem

Directed by Shirley Serotsky

February 15 — March 12, 2017

By the writer of hit TV shows In Treatment and The Affair, this exhilarating and keenly perceptive play about science, family, and survival of the fittest grapples with the choices faced by women of every generation. Emotion and evolution collide on the eve of a prestigious conference when an up-and-coming evolutionary biologist wrestles for the truth with an established leader in the field.

The air crackles between the eminent professor and the maverick graduate student, whose theories might just change the way we regard sex itself.

“Beautifully toned, thoroughly fascinating” – The Chicago Tribune 

Running time: 2 hours, including 1 intermission


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1529 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

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