L.A. Theatre Works On the Air:
Kate Arrington and Francis Guinan star in
L.A. Theatre Works’ Radio Theatre Series will air Fake, written and directed by Eric Simonson and featuring Kate Arrington and Francis Guinan. The broadcast can be heard locally in Southern California on Sunday, November 4 from 8 -10 pm on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles (98.7 FM in Santa Barbara, 99.5 FM in Ridgecrest/China Lake and 93.7 FM in Rancho Bernardo/North San Diego), and can also be streamed on demand at www.latw.org.
Oscar-winning and Tony-nominated writer/director Eric Simonson explores the most famous archeological hoax in history. Alternating between 1914 and 1953, journalists and scientists set out to uncover who planted the Piltdown Man skull. Everyone's a suspect, including legendary author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The broadcast includes a conversation about the Piltdown Man hoax with Russell H. Tuttle, a Professor of Anthropology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Chicago.
This play is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.