As the British Industrial Revolution dawns, young Ada Byron Lovelace (daughter of the flamboyant and notorious Lord Byron) sees the boundless creative potential in the “analytic engines” of her friend and soul-mate, Charles Babbage, inventor of the first mechanical computer. Ada envisions a whole new world where art and information converge -- a world she might not live to see. A music-laced story of love, friendship, and the edgiest dreams of the future. Jane Austen meets Steve Jobs in this poignant pre-tech romance heralding the computer age.
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"...On the whole, Heidi Powers and her collaborators work well together in creating that feminist myth of triumph and transcendence — except when the script lets them down. This is especially the case at the end, where Gunderson tries to do too much and the play stumbles over its own ambitions. Still, Theatre Unleashed does itself proud with this production, which demonstrates their dedication to the art of theater and a refusal to be stymied by a small budget, just as Ada herself refused to be defeated by the many powerful forces arrayed against her."
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