Festive Event: Theater Premiere ”Core Issues - in memoriam Lise Meitner”
Premiere of the English version of the "Kernfragen - Gedenken an Lise Meitner", theater play in memory of the honorary doctor of physics of Freie Universität Berlin.
Lise Meitner, twice a migrant, voluntarily and un-voluntarily, the first woman, who became a professor of physics in Germany. A woman in an unusual field for her time. Starting from the discovery of Nuclear Fission in 1938, the play shows moments of Lise Meitner‘s professional career and how her everyday working life and research changed in politically extreme situations.
”Core Issues - in memoriam Lise Meitner” brings Lise Meitner back into the auditorium, transforming it into a stage, showing the biography of one of the most important German female scientists of the 20th century by means of acting, music, and light projections. The project is a cooperation of science and art in the performance as well as in the development of the play.
Premiere in English
The play was premiered in German in 2018. On 21.12.2023, the English version of the play will premiere in the Henry Ford Building of Freie Universität Berlin.
The event is aimed at:
- employees of Freie Universität Berlin
- anyone interested in physics and the life of Lise Meitner.
Time & Location
Dec 21, 2023 | 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Max-Kade-Auditorium (Auditorium Maximum)