Ada & the Engine
In a field where women were not expected to achieve, she excelled. In an era when women were expected to conform, she trod her own path. Born in the shadow of her father, Lord Byron, she made her own mark. Lauren Gunderson's play is full of vitality and humanity, breathing life into this important figure in modern science: Ada Lovelace. By turns comic, moving and exhilarating, it not only celebrates her intellectual contributions as a mathematician and ?poetic scientist', but explores the complex love life and family relationships she dealt with at a time when women were not ?required' to be assertive or intellectual.
Archive :: production:T0558102608, play:S2097072843, venue:V800