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From Orchids To Octopi

From Orchids To Octopi

By Melinda Lopez

Directed by Diego Arciniegas

March 31 - May 2

Catalyst Collaborative@MIT - Underground Railway Theater's science theater
initiative with MIT - presents this World Premiere by award-winning playwright
Melinda Lopez, commissioned by the National Institutes of Health to celebrate the
150th anniversary of "On the Origin of Species." Surprises erupt as a muralist's work
is derailed by hallucinations, pregnancy, and dinosaurs in this witty take on how we
understand - or do not - the theory of evolution. Charles Darwin comments on it all.

For details on Post-Performance Talkbacks and Pre-Performance Symposia,
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From Orchids To OctopiPricing:
Adults - $35
Seniors - $25
Students (with valid ID) - $20
Student Rush (day of) - $15




From Orchids To Octopi preview images:


Kourtney Adams (left) and Wes Savick (right)

Local Muralist David Fichter, designer of The Life of Galileo

Photos by: Elizabeth Stewart

Commissioned by

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