First Light Festival

Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 at 4:00pm

New York, NY 10001

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Since 1998, The Est/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Science and Technology Project Has Developed Hundreds Of New Plays That Question And Broaden The View Of Science In The Popular Imagination. Each Play’s Life Onstage Begins With The First Light Festival, An Annual Presentation Of New Readings, Workshops, And Productions. Share A First Look At Our Newest Projects During This Season’s First Light Festival. All Readings Are Free To Attend, But Reservations Are Highly Encouraged.

4:00 - 6:00 pm Circumstances Affecting The Heat Of The Sun's Rays

Written By Amanda Quaid

A Story About Amateur Scientist Eunice Foote, One Big Discovery, Scientific Legacy, And Ever-Rising Levels Of Carbon Dioxide.

Amanda Quaid’s Plays Include The Clam (Playing On Air, A Winner Of The 2019 James Stevenson Prize), The Extinctionist (Est Marathon Of One-Act Plays), And Echo And Narcissus (Red Bull Short New Play Festival). Libretto: The Extinctionist (Upcoming At Heartbeat Opera). Screenplay: English. Other Works Have Been Read And Developed By Colt Coeur, Culture Project, Hb Playwrights, And The National Arts Club. Amanda Also Directed And Animated An Award-Winning Stop-Motion Short Film Called Toys, Which Was Screened Across North America As Part Of Lunafest.

This virtual reading will be held on the Zoom platform

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