Who really discovered the secret of life? Rosalind Franklin was a brilliant and passionate young scientist whose groundbreaking study led to the historic discovery of DNA. But did her male colleagues steal her data and claim credit for themselves? Simon Levy directs the West Coast premiere of Anna Ziegler's moving and compelling drama about scientific intrigue and competition - and a woman's life in a man's world. Based on a true story, Photograph 51 was the winner of the 2008 STAGE International Script Competition.