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Einstein: Master of the Universe


  • Theatre Works 14 Acland Street Saint Kilda, VIC, 3182 Australia (map)

'Einstein: Master of the Universe' is a new Australian musical written by newcomer, Jess Newman. It portrays the tumultuous life of iconic physicist, Albert Einstein, and his struggle to balance the pursuit of his theories with his family. 

The show explores Einstein's relationship with physics, his insatiable enthusiasm for questioning everything around him and his attempts to uncover the workings of the universe. It also delves into his personal life, documenting his relationship with his first wife, Mileva Marić, from its romantic beginnings during their time together at Zurich Polytechnic University to their bitter divorce in 1919.

Directed by Daniel Czech and choreographed by Nicholas Kyriacou, 'Einstein: Master of the Universe' features:

Scott Mackenzie – Albert Einstein
Jessica Condon – Mileva
Stephanie Adams – Elsa
Lachie Hewson – Lenard
Josiah Lulham – Lorentz
Daniel Cosgrove – Michele
Jordon Mahar – Neils Bohr

Female Ensemble:
Alice Batt
Darcey Eagle
Kaori Maeda-Judge

Male Ensemble: 
Mitchell Roberts
James Leone

This year marks the 100th anniversary since Einstein discovered Special Relativity and the world's most famous equation E=mc2. It is the perfect time to celebrate the man behind the science and tell his story to the world. 

Playing at Theatre Works St Kilda
DATES: Thursday June 30 – Sunday July 10, 2016
TICKET PRICES: Full $35 | Conc. $30 | Student $25

Thursday 30 June 7:30pm
Friday 1 July 7:30pm
Saturday 2 July 7:30pm
Sunday 3 July 4:00pm
Tuesday 5 July 7:30pm
Wednesday 6 July 7:30pm
Thursday 7 July 7:30pm
Friday 8 July 7:30pm
Saturday 9 July 1:30pm
Saturday 9 July 7:30pm
Sunday 10 July 4:00pm

Einstein: Master of the Universe is proudly supported by Creative Partnerships Australia through MATCH, in association with Theatre Works and RL Productions.

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