The How and the Why

About This Show

Emotion and evolution collide in Sarah Treem’s thought-provoking play about science, family, and survival of the fittest. On the eve of a prestigious conference, an up-and-coming evolutionary biologist wrestles for the truth with an established leader in the field. The air crackles between the eminent professor and the maverick graduate student, whose theories might just change the way we regard sex itself. This exhilarating and keenly perceptive play, by the writer of hit TV shows In Treatment and The Affair, grapples with difficult choices faced by women of every generation.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: February 15, 2017 Final Performance: March 12, 2017
Location: Theater J, Washington, DC

1529 16th St NW,

Washington,

20036

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