"An Experiment with an Air Pump" Debuts Nov. 19

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

"An Experiment with an Air Pump" by Shelagh Stephenson, directed by Liz Shipman. Presented by Theatre Arts, Nov. 19-24, Black Box Theatre (Camino Hall, room 131).

A northern English house over the turns of two centuries evokes a world of scientific chaos, furtive romance and genetic engineering revealing a dark secret buried for 200 years.  This play addresses such provocative concerns as the state of medical ethics, passion vs. love, the evolving role of women, the aims of science at the dawning of eras 200 years apart: one century heralding the birth of the Industrial Age, the other the age of biotechnology. 


  • Thursday, November 19, 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, November 20, 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 21, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 22, 2 p.m. matinee
  • Monday, November 23, 7:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 24, 7:30 p.m.

$11, general admission; $8, student, senior
Tickets available at the Hahn University Center Box Office (619) 260-2727 two weeks prior to opening. Tickets also available 45 minutes prior to curtain at the door, subject to availability. Limited seating, early ticket purchase recommended. There are no reserved seats and no refunds.

 For information call the Theatre Arts Info Line at (619) 260-4171.


Due to seating configuration there will be no late seating.



















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