Public Understanding of Science, Technology & Economics
Supported Productions at the Manhattan Theatre Club
The Explorers Club by Nell Benjamin (2013) The Explorers Club is the world premiere of a comedy by Tony-nominated writer Nell Benjamin (Legally Blond), set at a mens-only science club in London which is faced with a crisis as it considers admitting a brilliant female candidate.
The Other Place by Sharr White (2013) The Other Place is a contemporary play, starring three-time Emmy winner and Tony nominee Laurie Metcalf, about a successful neurologist whose life suddenly starts to unravel.
An Enemy of the People a new version of Henrik Ibsen's play by Rebecca Lenkiewicz (2012) MTC presents a new production of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, a classic drama that grapples with the role and responsibility of the scientist in society.
Humble Boy by Charlotte Jones (2003)
This award winning play starred Blair Brown and Jared Harris in its North American debut.
Proof by David Auburn (2000)
MTC and Sloan's first collaboration was a surprise hit that went from Off-Broadway to Broadway and won both the Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Proof was the longest running non-musical Broadway drama in over 30 years and continues to play at theaters across the U.S. A film version of Proof starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Anthony Hopkins was released by the Weinstein Company in 2005.
The Ensemble Studio Theatre's First Light Festival featuring Sloan-supported workshops, readings, productions, and other special events is an annual showcase that takes place each winter. more