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An Experiment with an Airpump - Scenes from the Play

"An Experiment with an Air Pump" by Shelagh Stephenson

A social drama, a science play and a thriller exploring the question of how much morality science can take - and how much it needs - with two compelling examples from two different times in history. To what lengths should the study of anatomy go to procure cadavers at the end of the 18th century? And how far should genetics go at the beginning of the 21st centruy?

This play ran from February 8-27, 2011.