It’s a musical. It’s also a multi-media performance piece and a contemporary thriller. There’s tango, a love interest and continent-hopping environmental intrigue. Both entertaining and informative, The Great Immensity is at the nexus of science and art. The groundbreaking investigative theater group The Civilians uses the production to focus on the quintessential question of our time: How can we change our society to solve the enormous environmental challenges we confront?
Princeton alum Branden Jacobs-Jenkins '06 was awarded the 2014 Obie Award for Best New American Play at the 59th annual OBIE Awards ceremony on May 19 in New York City. Jacobs-Jenkins was honored for his two Off Broadway plays this season: Appropriate at the Signature Theater and An Octoroon at Soho Rep.