For many people, the name “Einstein” is synonymous with scientific genius and intellectual greatness. His insights into the ultimate unity of space and time, and his revolutionary concept of gravity certainly qualify him as one of the greatest minds of all time. But his passion for science was matched by his commitment to social justice, human rights, and worldwide disarmament.
During the 20s and 30s, Einstein’s public opposition to war — in addition to his scientific notoriety — nearly cost him his life in Nazi Germany and forced him to seek refuge in America. In this performance, George will focus on Einstein’s later years as an outspoken “rebel with a cause.” As a “reluctant superstar,” Einstein was never entirely comfortable with his celebrity and the frequent invasions of his privacy.
Presented by George Capaccio, storyteller, actor, writer
The audience is invited to bring a lunch to enjoy during the program.
Free coffee available. Cookies provided courtesy of Big Y.