SynopsisWORLD PREMIERE World Set Free, a new play by Chicago playwright Bryn Magnus, is the story of the top-secret race to produce the first controlled, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction. Brilliantly eccentric Hungarian scientist Leo Szilard and Enrico Fermi tell the story of the fevered work of a unique collection of scientists that were gathered at the University of Chicago in April of 1942. World Set Free explores the meeting place between the scientists' secret culture, the popular culture of the time and a world on the brink of atomic power.
Running Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
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