American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) presents the world premiere of Futurity: A Musical By the Lisps.
The show features music by César Alvarez with the Lisps, lyrics by Alvarez, and a book by Molly Rice and Alvarez. Sarah Benson directs.
Set during the Civil War, the musical centers on Union soldier Julian Munro, who dreams of bringing peace to the world and an end to human suffering. Under the guidance of Lord Byron's brilliant daughter, Ada Lovelace, Julian attempts to invent an omnipotent steam-powered brain designed to save humanity before it destroys itself.
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