The Nora Theatre Company is set to present The How and the Why, September 27-October 21 at Central Square Theater. Daniel Gidron will direct.

In The How and the Why, emotion and evolution clash with humor and passion in a story about the competitiveness and sacrifices needed to succeed as a woman in science.

The cast will feature Debra Wise, artistic director of Underground Railway Theater as Zelda Kahn and Samantha Richert as Rachel Hardeman.

The design team will include Eric Levenson (set design), Gail Astrid Buckley (costume design), Scott Pinkney (lighting design), Dewey Dellay (sound design), and Megan Kinneen (prop coordination).

For more information and tickets to The How and the Why, click here.