1835. England. At the dawn of the British Industrial Revolution, Ada Byron Lovelace (daughter of Lord Byron), sees the vast possibility of the “analytical engines” of her mentor, Charles Babbage, inventor of the first mechanical computer. At the intersection of art and information, Ada dreams of the future. With Ada and the Engine, Lauren Gunderson (Emilie La Marquise du Chatâlet Defends Her Life Tonight) has written “a story that is inspiring and absorbing and heartbreaking.” – Cincinnati Enquirer.
Ada and the Engine is part of The Brit d’Arbeloff Women in Science Production Series.
A Catalyst Collaborative@MIT Production. Produced by Underground Railway Theater
Also 4/18, 4/22-26, times vary