In 1944, a high school science teacher reads a newspaper ad, “Physicists Needed for Project X: a Project that will Win the War.” Eager to aide in the war effort, he immediately whisks his young family off to a secret city in the hills of Tennessee where he soon learns that his assignment is much heavier than he anticipated. As the weight of the responsibility and secrecy threatens to pull his family apart, he must make a choice that will affect the lives of generations to come. Based on a true story.
About the Playwright
Taylor Hatch is an NYC based playwright and director specializing in new works development. She holds a BA in Theatre Studies from Brigham Young University and an MFA in Playwriting from University of California at Riverside. Her original plays have received regional and national recognition at KCACTF and have been performed at BYU, UCR, Manhattan Repertory Theatre, Hudson Guild Theatre, Toronto's Theatre InspiraTO, and the Barter Theatre of Virginia. She is a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop and the 2018 Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab. She recently directed the premieres of new works The Light Rail in concert at The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), happysadness at BYU, and the new short film Bad Timing. She and her husband, actor Tyler Hatch, currently reside in Manhattan.