Breaking The Code

Derek Jacobi took London and Broadway by storm in this exceptional biographical drama about a man who broke too many codes: the eccentric genius Alan Turing who played a major role in winning the World War II; he broke the complex German code called Enigma, enabling allied forces to foresee German maneuvers. Since his work was classified top secret for years after the war, no one knew how much was owed to him when he was put on trial for breaking another code the taboo against homosexuality. Turing, who was also the first to conceive of computers, was convicted of the criminal act of homosexuality and sentenced to undergo hormone treatments which left him physically and mentally debilitated. He died a suicide, forgotten and alone. This play is about who he was, what happened to him and why.

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Cast

Mick Ross: Michael Crook

Alan Turning: Ed Higgins

Chris Morcom: Joe Arnett

Sara Turing: Suzanne Young

Ron Miller: Joe Arnett

John Smith; Jen Sizer

Dillwyn Knox: Todd Cunningham

Pat Green: Kristin Miller

Nikos: Joe Arnett

Crew

Producer: Grant Myers

Peoducer: Ed Higgins

Director: Jen Sizer

Technical Director: Josh Anderson

Artistic Director Patti Restivo

Stage Manager Grace Thompson

Set Design: Ed Higgins

Set Construction; Grant Myers

Scenic Painter; Ann Pallanck

Scenic Painter; Amy Rudai

Costumes: Grant Myers

Photographer: Shealyn Jae

House Manger: Grant Myers

"I'm a homosexual." Turing

"I know. That doesn't stop me loving you. It needn't stop you loving me." Pat Breaking the Code