The Kepler Story is the first theatre piece ever created about the game-changing astronomical discoveries, the losses suffered, obstacles encountered, and the moving epiphanies of this almost-forgotten scientific genius of the modern world.
Immersive theatre, which takes place in planetariums and other fulldome and 3D environments, creates an extraordinarily transformative effect on both the minds and bodies of audience members. Combining state-of-the-art surround sound and immersive visuals,
The Kepler Story brings together contemporary theatre and graphic technology to create an impact beyond the capacity of proscenium-defined art forms as it tackles one of the most important themes of modern culture: the integration of science and spirituality.
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Written and performed by Nina Wise, directed by Molly Noble, featuring a rare new score by award-winning cellist Zoë Keating and visuals developed by California Academy of Sciences Visualization Studio, the performance is a unique opportunity for families and individuals to experience the interconnected nature of the universe in an engulfing visual, stage, and musical presentation.
The Kepler Story opened at The Morrison Planetarium at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco in 2013 where it attracted 2,000 audience members, played seven sold-out shows, and received rave reviews and press. You may wonder how this transcendent theater piece was born…