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Wonders Are Many: The Making of Doctor Atomic

  • Release Date: May 30, 2008
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 34 min.
  • Genres: Culture & Society, History, Inventions & Innovations, Opera, Social Issues, World History, Music
  • Director:Jon Else
  • Cast:Eric Owens. Full cast + crew

Synopsis

The creation of atomic weapons by a team of scientists led by [[Performer~P291438~Robert Oppenheimer~robertoppenheimer]] in 1945 had a powerful impact on nearly every aspect of American culture, so it's not surprising that composer [[Performer~P308417~John Adams~johnadams]] and director [[Performer~P110743~Peter Sellars~petersellars]], two leading figures in contemporary opera, would collaborate on a piece about [[Performer~P291438~Oppenheimer~robertoppenheimer]] and his notorious invention. In 2005...more

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