The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

The Rozsa Center and Michigan Tech Music Present The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

A Guerilla Opera Production

McArdle Theatre | 5 Performances | October 12-15

Based on the New York Times best-selling graphic novel by Sydney Padua, this week you are invited to the first staging of this comedic new work. It centers on scientists Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage, the real-life unsung inventors of the first computer, fighting crime in alternate universes with their new invention.

This event is sponsored by the Michigan Tech College of Computing, Michigan Tech Computer Science Department, Michigan Tech College of Sciences and Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, James A. and Margaret C. Black Endowment Fund, Katherine M. Bosch Foundation, the Janet Locatelli Fund, and the Institute for Policy, Ethics, and Culture at Michigan Tech

Opening Night Panel Discussion

This Rozsa Presenting Series event is part of the yearlong celebration of 50 years of Computer Science at MTU. Stay after the October 12th performance for a panel discussion with:

  • Alaina de la Guardia, “Ava Lovelace” and Artistic Director of Guerilla Opera
  • Elena Ruehr, Composer of The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage
  • Libby Meyer, Director, Music Composition Program
  • Linda Ott, Professor, Computer Science
  • Jennifer Nish, Associate Professor, Rhetoric and Composition
  • Richard Canevez, Assistant Professor, Communication, Culture & Media, and Humanities