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The Documentation Centre for Performing Arts and Science‘s collection is fundamentally composed of plays and essays focused on the crossing of these two fields of knowledge.

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A alga que queria ser florAna Cristina Tavares

A Dictionary of Alchemical ImageryLyndy Abraham

A disappearing numberSimon McBurney

A Expressão das Emoções no Homem e nos AnimaisCharles Darwin

A expressão das emoções | LED – Viagem ao interior num computadorMário Montenegro

A Life of GalileoBertolt Brecht

A numberCaryl Churchill

A short history of nightJohn Mighton

Ada and the EngineLauren Gunderson

After DarwinTimberlake Wertenbaker

An experiment with an air pumpShelagh Stephenson

An Immaculate MisconceptionCarl Djerassi

ArcadiaTom Stoppard

Art + Science Now – How scientific research and technological innovation are becoming key to 21st-century aestheticsStephen Wilson

Auto dos Físicos – no qual se tratam huns graciosos amores de hum clérigo, Gil Vicente (Gravação, DVD)

Behind the SheetCharly Evon Simpson (Gravação Audio, 2 CDs)

Blinded by the SunStephen Poliakoff

BoomPeter Sinn Nachtrieb

Breaking the codeHugh Whitemore

Cálculo, peça em dois actosCarl Djerassi

Capture the SunGeorge D. Morgan

Cellophane: PlaysMac Wellman

Chemistry in theatre, insufficiency, phallacy or bothCarl Djerassi

Children of the SunMaxim Gorky

CompletenessItamar Moses

Complicite’s MnemonicComplicité

Conceitos e Dispositivos de Criação em Artes PerformativasFernando Matos Oliveira (editor)

ConstellationsNick Payne

CopenhagenMichael Frayn

Cyborg theatre - corporeal / technological intersections in multimedia performanceJennifer Parker-Starbuck

Darwin in MalibuCrispin Whittell

Deepen the Mystery - Science and The South OnstageLauren M. Gunderson

East of BerlinHannah Moscovitch

Einstein’s DreamsAlan Lightman

Einstein’s GiftVern Thiessen

Emilie: La Marquise Du Châtelet Defends Her Life TonightLauren Gunderson

End DaysDeborah Zoe Laufer

Everyday Maps For Everyday UseTom Morton-Smith

Eurêka, le moment de l’invention, un dialogue entre art et science, Direcção de Ivan Toulouse e Daniel Danétis

EvolutionJonathan Marc Sherman

FaláciaCarl Djerassi

Farm Hall and the German Atomic Project of World War II – A Dramatic HistoryDavid C. Cassidy

FaustoFernando Pessoa

FlightArthur Giron

GravityArzhang Luke Pezhman

Great men of sciencnos.21 & 22, Glen Berger

HapgoodTom Stoppard

How the World BeganCatherine Trieschmann

Humble Boy, Charlotte Jones

HysteriaTerry Johnson

Icarus at the Edge of TimeBrian Greene

Improbable frequencyArthur Riordan

In the matter of J. Robert OppenheimerHeinar Kipphardt

IncognitoNick Payne

InfinityHannah Moscovitch

Informed ConsentDeborah Zoe Laufer

Inherit the WindJerome Lawrence & Robert Edwin Lee

Isaac’s EyeLucas Hnath

Johnson Plays: 1Terry Johnson (v.1: “Insignificance”, “Unsuitable for adults”, “Cries from the mamal house” )

Kafka’s MonkeyFranz KafkaColin Teevan

La Biologie dans le BoudoirAlain Prochiantz

La Génisse et le PythagoricienJean-François Peyret e de Alain Prochiantz

Lectures de Tom Stoppard : ArcadiaLiliane Campos

Lenin’s EmbalmersVern Thiessen

Les variations DarwinJean-François Peyret et Alain Prochiantz

Literature and Science in the Nineteenth Century – An Anthology, ed. Laura Otis

Love and InformationCaryl Churchill

LucyDamien Atkins

Luminescence datingCarey Perloff

Mamet Plays: 1David Mamet (v.1: “Duck Variations”, “Sexual Perversity in Chicago”, “Squirrels”, “American Buffalo”, “The Water Engine”, “Mr. Happiness”)

MonsterNeal Bell

MosquitoesLucy Kirkwood

Moving BodiesArthur Giron

MythMatt Hartley & Kirsty Housley (in Two Radical New Plays, Oberon Modern Playwrights)

Na Companhia das Vozes, org. Marius Romme e Sandra Escher

Newton’s Darkness – Two Dramatic ViewsCarl Djerassi & David Pinner

Now then againPenny Penniston

O Bairro da Tabela PeriódicaManuel João Monte

OppenheimerTom Morton-Smith

O Professor de DarwinHélder Costa

On the Verge, or The Geography of YearningEric Overmyer

OxigénioCarl Djerassi & Roald Hoffmann

Partilha de Cena, MAFIA

Pasadena BabalonGeorge D. Morgan

Performance, Medicine and the HumanAlex Mermikides

Performance and Evolution in the age of Darwin, out of the natural orderJane R. Goodall

Photograph 51Anna Ziegler

Pierre & MarieRon Clark

Possible worldsJohn Mighton

ProofDavid Auburn

Proust was a NeuroscientistJonah Lehrer

QEDPeter Parnell

Quantum Theatre | Science and Contemporary PerformancePaul Johnson

Radiance: The Passion of Marie CurieAlan Alda

Rain DanceLanford Wilson

RelativityCassandra Medley

Rethinking Thought: Inside the Minds of Creative Scientists and ArtistsLaura Otis

Rien qu’un acteur suivi de FarbenMathieu Bertholet

Ritmos do Jardim Botânico da Universidade de CoimbraAna Cristina Tavares

Roald Hoffmann on the Philosophy, Art and Science of ChemistryRoald Hoffmann

Rock’n'Roll e outras peçasTom Stoppard

Rocket GirlGeorge D. Morgan

R.U.R.Karel Čapek

Science is Culture – conversations at the New Intersection of Science + Society, Editor Adam Bly

Scientific AmericansJohn Mighton

Secret orderBob Clyman

Silent Sky, Lauren Gunderson

Sr. de ChimpanzéJúlio Verne

String FeverJacquelyn Reingold

Tesla, A Biographical PlayAcie Cargill

The Burning GlassCharles Morgan

The Cambridge Companion to Theatre and ScienceKirsten E. Shepherd-Barr (editora)

The CatastrophistLauren M. Gunderson

The Dialogue of Art and Science in Tom Stoppard’s ArcadiaLiliane Campos

The Doctor’s DilemmaGeorge Bernard Shaw

The EarthworksTom Morton-Smith (in Two Radical New Plays, Oberon Modern Playwrights)

The Einstein ProjectPaul D’AndreaJon Klein

The Eyes of Isaac NewtonIggy McGovern

The Farnsworth InventionAaron Sorkin

The HereticMorris West

The How and The WhySarah Treem

The Intelligent Design of Jenny ChowRolin Jones

The Love Song of J. Robert OppenheimerCarson Kreitzer

The Mound BuildersLanford Wilson

The Other PlaceSharr White

The PhysicistsFriedrich Dürrenmatt

The RadiantShirley Lauro

The Recantation of Galileo GalileiEric Bentley

The Ruby SunriseRinne Groff

The Science of Shakespeare: A New Look at the Playwright’s UniverseDan Falk

The Talking CureChristopher Hampton

The Tragedy of Edward TellerIstvan Hargittai

The VirtuosoThomas Shadwell

Theatre and Evolution from Ibsen to BeckettKirsten E. Shepherd-Barr

Théâtre du XXIe siècle : commencementsJean-Pierre RyngaertJulie Sermon

Theatre of Chaos – Beyond Absurdism, Into Orderly DisorderWilliam W. Demastes

Thousand Years Waiting and Other PlaysChiori Miyagawa

Tigri e Teoremi – Scrivere teatro e scienzaMaria Rosa Menzio

To the StarsLeonid Andreyev 

Tooth and ClawMichael Hollinger

Transit of VenusMaureen Hunter

TrumperyPeter Parnell

Wilson Plays: 2Snoo Wilson (v.2: “Vampire”, “The Gland Hand”, “The Grass Widow”, “Sabina”)

World set freeBryn Magnus