Secret Order

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: LA Theatre Works

Date: April 2008

Duration: 2 hours 5 minutes

Summary:

In the high-stakes world of cancer research, Dr. William Shumway has just made a stunning breakthrough. But is it really the long-sought cure for cancer? Despite the young scientist’s reservations, a senior mentor pressures him to trumpet his findings to the world. Part medical drama, part suspense-filled thriller, Secret Order turns its microscope on bioethics, money and power.

Includes an interview with Dr. Harvey Herschman, Director for Basic Research at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Angela Goethals, Will McCormack, Richard Schiff and George Segal.

Secret Order is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.

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