Dementia Takes the Stage in ‘The Other Place’

11:59 minutes

In the Broadway play The Other Place actress Laurie Metcalf (“Jackie” on the TV show “Roseanne”) plays a scientist suffering from the dementia she studies. Playwright Sharr White discusses the play and the challenge of presenting complicated science on a theater stage.

Segment Guests

Sharr White

Sharr White is the playwright of The Other Place, based in New York, New York.

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About Annette Heist

Annette Heist is a former senior producer for Science Friday.