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About Isaac's Eye - Off Broadway

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One experiment young Isaac Newton tried boggles the mind. To understand light and optics better, Newton inserted a long needle “between my eye and the bone, as near to the backside of my eye as I could.” Why take such a risk? Lucas Hnath’s brilliant new play, Isaac’s Eye, reimagines the contentious, plague-ravaged world Newton inhabited as it explores the dreams and longings that drove the rural farm boy to become one of the greatest thinkers in modern science.

Issac's Eye is a wild,bdark comedy imagining young Issac Newton and the world that made him is by Lucas Hnath, directed by Linsay Firman.

Januarty 30 - February 24, 2013


Ensemble Studio Theatre

49 West 52nd Street, 2nd floor (btwn 10th & 11th Aves)