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Marie Glancy-O'shea's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates
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In this piece, an aging scientist, realizing his inquiries continually return him to a model of his own mind, devises a set of experiments that blur the distinction between his inner and outer worlds. Mapping Mobius will be presented in a "white box" space with platforms, to be used as a platform for intricate projections and choreography. In the tradition of NSTC productions, the play's style and visual life are derived from the scientific problems addressed by its inspiration, the famed 18th century German mathematician August Ferdinand Mobius. the Mobius strip, named for its theoretician, is a surface with only one side. Most objects have at least two sides: a back and a front (inside and out). Because of the way it twists, a Mobius strip has only one. an ant moving along the "inside" would find itself "outside." an ant moving along the "outside" would find itself "inside" again. In Mapping Mobius, this concept informs the journey of an introspective scientist who feels overwhelmed by his own inescapable interiority. Nearing the end of his career, he comes to the realization that his life's work - objective study - is misguided. He recruits a young girl to help him explore the mysteries of the mind, reasoning that this is where all his models of the world originate. Together they embark on a tour of universal history, making stops to take in the inchoate, pre-linguistic world of plankton; the stories told by dinosaur bones; the electioneering of colonial ants; and the cynical business lectures of a world-weary bee. But they are entering a dangerous realm; as cool observation slides into personal chaos, it becomes clear there's no map for this territory.
adapted by Colm O'shea, Marie Glancy-O'shea, And Ildiko Nemeth
New Stage Theatre Company
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