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The E.S.T./Sloan project kicks off its annual festival with a free, day long series of events entitled "Creating Copenhagen". Playwright Michael Frayn and director Michael Blakemore will discuss the scientific, historical and theatrical perspectives of their Broadway bound production of . The schedule for the day's events is as follows;

12:30pm to 2:30pm: "Scientific Perspectives" will include a technical exploration geared towards those with a knowledge of physics. Speakers include Brian Greene, physicist and acclaimed author of The Elegant Universe.

3:00 to 5:00 PM: "Historical Perspectives" includes a broad-based and accesible presentation and analysis of the scientific and historical events of the era in which the play takes place, including the reasons why the Germans did not achieve the atomic bomb. Speakers include nobel laureate physicists Hans Bethe and John Wheeler and renowned scientific and historical writer David Cassidy.

7:30 to 9:00 PM: "Theatrical Perspectives" includes a relaxed discussion with Frayn and Blakemore, moderated by Dorian Devins, who is the host of the science-based radio interview program The Green Room on WFMU.

The event will take place on Monday, March 27th at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York, located at 365 Fifth Avenue (between 34th & 35th Streets). For further information and reservations call 212-247-4982.

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