in an English garden, this play is replete with beekeeping and
astrophysics. Imbued with heartbreak and wit, full of large questions
about the universe and smaller questions about family dynamics, it is
moving, sad and tremendously funny.
timid, bumbling Cambridge astrophysicist is in search of the elusive
Theory of Everything. After the sudden death of his father, he returns
to the family home in the English countryside and is forced to
acknowledge that his search for unity must include his own chaotic life.
A climactic summer supper party brings tensions to a boil, in a scene
that is both hilarious and heart-breaking.