A Cosmo With Your Cosmos?

It is a skill to deliver complex ideas simply. It is a talent to do so with a sense of humor. Happy Hour at the Event Horizon, Redshift Productions's latest effort, now playing at the Blue Heron Arts Center Studio Theatre, has no lack of skill. With pluck to spare, the show breaks the immense advances of 20th-century physics into bite-sized, easy-to-swallow pieces. Proving they also possess a healthy portion of talent, Happy Hour's creators make these pieces wonderfully fun to chew on. The setting is the Event Horizon, a bar hovering just on the edge of a black hole, where, theoretically, the collapsed star's massive gravitational pull slows time almost to stopping. The barkeeps of this unique establishment are, appropriately enough, Albert Einstein (Josh Wallach), father of the theory of relativity

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