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Join us for our 10th annual Math Night, presented in association with Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, featuring six short plays inspired by an assigned prompt (“FEARFUL SYMMETRY”) and written in just four-and-a-half days. The top six scripts (see below) will be presented at Monday Night PlayGround on February 25. Come discover creativity in the making. For more info, visit http://playground-sf.org/monday.shtml. For background on this month’s topic, visit http://playground-sf.org/topic.shtml.

Symmetrical Smack-Down by William Bivins, directed by Amy Mueller
The Night Dances by Karen Macklin, directed by Molly Aaronson-Gelb
The Spherical Loneliness of Beverly Onion by Katie May, directed by Virginia Reed
Death Claim by Tom Swift, directed by Jim Kleinmann
My Better Half by Jonathan Spector, directed by Jon Tracy
The Decision of Menelaus by Ignacio Zulueta, directed by Delia MacDougall

There’s a free pre-show talk with the playwrights and mathematicians of MSRI at 7:10pm. Bonus Feature: The show will begin with the reading of an excerpt from Crish Barth’s new full-length play commission, O HAPPY DAGGER.

Tickets ($15; $10 for registered students), four-admission flex subscriptions are available online at http://playground-sf.org/boxoffice.