Alan Brody

Alan Brody

Professor of Theater at MIT
Co-Director of the Catalyst Collaborative
Alan  Brody

Alan Brody is a Professor of Theater at MIT. He is a Co-Director of the Catalyst Collaborative, a collaboration between MIT and the Central Square Theater dedicated to creating and presenting plays that deepen public understanding about science. His plays have won numerous awards, including the Rosenthal and Eisener Awards. In 2013, his play, Operation Epsilon (A join production of The Catalyst Collaborative and the Nora Theater) was nominated for 3 Elliot Norton awards, including Best Play.  Three of his plays, Five Scenes From Life, Greytop in Love and One-on-One, were developed at the Missouri Repertory Theater. Greytop in Love was produced at the Walnut Street Theater in Philadelphia in March 1998 starring Kim Hunter in one of her last performances. Medea's Nurse was presented at the Riverside Stage Theater in Norwalk, Connecticut in September 1998. The dramatic oratorio, Reckoning Time: A Song of Walt Whitman, written in collaboration with composer Peter Child, premiered at Jordan Hall with the John Oliver Chorale in March of 1995. Mr. Brody is also the author of two novels, Coming To (1973) and Hey Lenny, Hey Jack (1975).

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