Neuroscientist Heather Berlin, biologist Stuart Firestein, science writer Jonathan Weiner, playwright Deb Laufer join science watchdog Ivan Oransky for October 25 EST/Sloan Artist Cultivation Event

Every year the highlight of the EST/Sloan Project submission season is the Fall Artist Cultivation Event. At this eagerly anticipated event, a panel of scientists, science writers and playwrights engages in a far-ranging and free-wheeling discussion with an audience of prospective playwrights about “what could make a great play about science?”

Psychologist Ken Corbett, Biologist Stuart Firestein and Playwright Anna Ziegler discuss gender identity, the biology of sexual differences, and BOY in a post-performance talkback on March 31

On March 31, following the 7:00 PM performance of BOY, the acclaimed new play by Anna Ziegler, Ken Corbett, Stuart Firestein, and Anna Ziegler will gather for a lively discussion about the personal and social issues the play raises concerning gender identity, the biology of sexual differences, how psychologists treat – and how society views - children of ambiguous sexuality.

Sociomedical Scientist Rebecca Jordan-Young, Biologist Darcy Kelley, and Director Linsay Firman join Journalist Robin Henig on March 24 for a post-performance talkback about BOY

On March 24, following the 7:00 PM performance of BOY, the powerful new play by Anna Ziegler, Rebecca Jordan-Young, Darcy Kelley, Harold Weintraub, and Linsay Firman will join journalist and moderator Robin Henig for what promises to be a lively discussion about the issues the play raises concerning gender identity, the sexual development of children, and how the treatment of children of ambiguous sexuality has changed since the time of the play.