Alan Alda, Emmy award-winning actor and author of bestselling memoirs, will talk on stage with mathematician Bob Osserman (Special Projects Director at MSRI) about Alda’s lifelong interest in science. He has sought to promote a greater understanding of science by the public, which has led him to host on PBS Scientific American Frontiers for eleven years. Alan Alda is also an acclaimed director and writer for film and television. He has acted in many starring roles on stage, screen, and television, including that of Hawkeye Pierce on the classic TV series M*A*S*H and, more recently, as Senator Arnold Vinick on The West Wing.
Berkeley Rep's Roda Theatre is located at 2015 Addison Street in Berkeley (near the Downtown Berkeley BART station on Shattuck Avenue). Tickets for reserved seating are $22 each for premium seats, and $14 for seats in the mezzanine & upper loges; an additional $7 service fee is charged per ticket order (this fee is waived if tickets are purchased in-person at the Box Office at Berkeley Repertory).
For tickets, please call the Rep's Box Office at 510.647.2949 or 1.888.427.8849; or order on-line at www.berkeleyrep.org/ticketing/tickets/production.aspx?performanceNumber=2725
For directions to Berkeley Repertory and parking information, go to: www.berkeleyrep.org/planyourvisit/index.aspx
The video is now available at http://www.msri.org/communications/vmath/VMathVideosSpecial/VideoSpecialInfo/3911/show_video
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