Set in 1944, this new drama centers around a high school science teacher who responds to a newspaper ad reading, “Physicists Needed for Project X: a Project that will Win the War.” More…
Eager to aide in the war effort, he immediately whisks his young family off to a secret city in the hills of Tennessee where he soon learns that his assignment is much heavier than he anticipated. As the weight of the responsibility and secrecy threatens to pull his family apart, he must make a choice that will affect the lives of generations to come.
See it if you'd like to become familiar with this small family, well portrayed, dealing with the non-combat challenges of war time work and life.
Don't see it if you do not care to learn about the past - mistakes, hardships, love and loss, these all set in WW2 providing another look at our history.
See it if A family’s story of civilian service purifying Uranium for the A-bomb and the cancers caused by working without radiation protection.
Don't see it if A short subway ride out of Manhattan is too far. Hard to believe the inadequacy of safety measures.
See it if you're interested in a very informative show about the secret WWII Manhattan Project and how it affected the families involved in it.
Don't see it if you're not interested in WWII history; don't enjoy small intimate theater
See it if you want a different angle on the story of Oak Ridge & the Manhattan Project
Don't see it if you don't like family dramas or historical plays
See it if you like a great situation and a strong family drama about non soldiers participating in the work of war and conflicts being duty and love.
Don't see it if you mind a bit of anachronistic plotting and a scene that seems untrue. Mind the plot being resolvable by the line "I need you to trust me."
See it if You know that nothing works without a great script, you love the way good theater forces you to feel things and think about relationships
Don't see it if You want a fun night of light fare, you don't want to schlep to Long Island City
See it if you are drawn to stories of history, science, war, secret missions and family drama. Some things you'll hear may surprise you.
Don't see it if you don't like small-scale productions with simple sets.
See it if You like plays that deal with serious and disturbing issues. Also if you like learning about historical events that actually happened.
Don't see it if If you don't like to see shows with disturbing events and would rather see something with a lighter theme.
See it if you're interested in the subject matter; great acting from a small cast; want to be entertained with thought-provoking drama.
Don't see it if you don't like serious drama, intimacy, small productions.
See it if If you appreciate a thoughtful and personal exploration of the secret birth of the Atomic Age. Lovingly written and skillfully acted.
Don't see it if You are not interested in the personal stories at the heart of an important historical moment.
See it if you want to experience the emotions and sacrifices endured by families during WWII. The acting was superb!
Don't see it if you are not into historical dramas.
See it if See it if you like historical drama. This performance gives real insight into some of the sacrifices made by “the greatest generation.”
Don't see it if Don’t see it if you do not enjoy extensive narration to advance the storyline.
See it if you like shows that explore the human element of events. If you like narrated stories. If you would like to see good acting.
Don't see it if you don't like serious subject matter and are looking for a lighthearted show. If you don't like small spaces and a small cast.
See it if You enjoy kitchen sink dramas and WW2 intrigue
Don't see it if You are looking to forget your troubles and turn off your brain for two hours.