Mr. g (A Dramatic Reading)
April 17, 2017
Mr. g (A Dramatic Reading)
Presented by Butler ArtsFest

This event is free and open to the public. 

Play by Wesley Savick, adapted from the novel by Alan Lightman
A Dramatic Reading directed by Janet Allen

“In the beginning,” the book of Genesis tells us, “God created the heaven and the earth.” Genesis describes the six-day process, but like humankind’s other creation stories, it overlooks crucial details.  MIT professor Alan Lightman remedied that omission in his 2012 novel Mr. g and Suffolk University professor Wesley Savick adapted the book for theater. It’s a lighthearted but sobering romp.

Lightman is the first person ever to receive a dual appointment from MIT in the sc... READ MORE