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Albert Einstein: Reluctant Superstar

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Waterbury Campus
MPR (Rooms 113-116)

The year 2015 marked the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity. George Capaccio’s one-person performance as Albert Einstein is a great way for audiences to learn about this extraordinary individual and the ideas that have revolutionized physics and forever changed how we understand space, time and gravity. If you’ve ever used GPS to find your way, then you’ve experienced the principles behind Einstein’s theory of relativity. Capaccio’s interactive show — Albert Einstein: Reluctant Superstar — brings the great scientist down to earth and makes his ideas accessible to young and old.

“Albert Einstein: Reluctant Superstar” will introduce audiences to the great scientist’s principled stand against injustice and the price he paid for his unwavering devotion to humanity.

George Capaccio has extensive experience in theater. George’s performing career includes working as a professional storyteller for audiences of all ages. For many years, he brought his love of stories and of performing to public schools in and around Boston where he worked as an artist educator for grades K-8. George is also a writer and award-winning poet.

Contact:

OLLI Staff: osher@uconn.edu | (203-236-9924)

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (primary), UConn Master Calendar, Waterbury Campus

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