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2018-19 Science Playwriting Competition is back!!! – Deadline for Submission, February 15, 2019

The Science Playwriting Competition is back! The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics and the C. N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, announce a CALL FOR PLAYS for the 2019 SBU Science Playwriting Competition: The organizers are calling all talented playwrights with an interest in the sciences, and talented scientists with an interest in the theatre to compose an […]

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2017 Playwriting Competition – Winners Announced

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics and the C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics are pleased to announce the winners of the Fifth Annual Science Playwriting Competition Stony Brook University is at the forefront in finding new and interesting channels for the dissemination of scientific knowledge. By bringing science and theatre together, this competition has […]

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2017 Science Playwriting Competition – Deadline for Submission, April 1, 2017

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, in collaboration with the C. N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, announces a CALL FOR PLAYS for the 2017 SBU Science Playwriting Competition: Calling all talented playwrights with an interest in the sciences, and talented scientists with an interest in the theatre to compose a ten-minute play with a substantial […]

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Staged Readings of the 2015-2016 Science Playwriting Competition Winners – Wednesday, November 2nd

Playwrights from all over the U.S. and from as far away as New Zealand have submitted over one hundred 10-minute plays with strong components of science and theatricality. Selecting winners in this year’s competition was especially difficult due both to the large number of submissions and to the high quality of most of the entries. […]

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2016 Playwriting Competition – Winners and Performances

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics and the C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics are pleased to announce: The Winners of the Fourth Annual Science Playwriting Competition A Staged Reading of the Winning Plays, to be held Wednesday, November 2 The Fifth Annual Science Playwriting Competition Stony Brook University is at the forefront in […]

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2015-2016 Science Playwriting Competition – LAST CALL FOR PLAYS

The final submission date for entries to the 2015-2016 Science Playwriting Competition is April 1, 2016. The submission date has passed. We anticipate winners will be notified in mid to late May. The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, in its ongoing mission to explore the intersection science and art, announces a CALL FOR PLAYS […]

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2014 – 2015 Science Playwriting Competition

The 2014 – 2015 Science Playwriting Competition Winners Have Been Announced: 1st Place Prize = Moira Chas = “The Mathematical Visions of Alicia Boole” 2nd Place Prize = Michael Shodell – “A Number of Things” 3rd Place Prize = Colin West – “Counting Sheep” Honorable Mentions: Paige Borak – “Entropy” Hillary Bhaskaran – “A Planet is Born” […]

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2013-2014 Science Playwrighting Competition

The 2013-2014 Science Playwrighting Competition Winners Have Been Announced 1st Place Prize = Colin West, “Understanding” 2nd Place Prize = Bruce Futcher, “Searching for David” 3rd Place Prize = David Vazdauskas, “The Future Tells the Truth” Honorable Mention: Matt von Hippel, “Good Advice” Public staged readings to be held at the Simons Center on Wednesday April 30, 2014. Reception at 5:00pm, […]

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2012-2013 Science Playwriting Competition

First prize: Trust Territory by Robert Crease Second prize: Entanglement by Les Hunter Third prize (tie): Effect Size by Heather-Ayn Indelicato, Discontinuities by Bryan J. Field Honorable Mention: With Strings Attached by Luca Mazzucato, The Garden Gnome Extraction by Faisal Qayum and Christopher Miao. Bringing science and theatre together can provide the inspiration for a […]

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