The Race to Produce a New Play about Nikola Tesla: Which Theater Will Be the First to Produce “I Dream the Woman Electric,” a Love Story about the Greatest Scientist in History?

I lived in the Balkans for three years working on various projects, including the writing and pre-production of a new full-length theatrical drama about Nikola Telsa, I Dream the Woman Electric.

Sample poster images: English, Serbian, and Croatian

The play has been translated into Serbian, Croatian, Ukrainian, and, as of August 2018, into Russian.

Serbian language translator Bojana Miljković.

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Croatian language translator Ante Zvonimir Eškinja (right) with the author.

Russian language translator Yuliia Kyrylenko.

The play remains unproduced as of November 9, 2018.

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History of  the Play’s Pre-Production

“I Dream the Woman Electric,” has had three independently produced actors’ readings.

Reading #1 (in English) took place on January 17, 2016, with actor Nikola Djuricko reading the role of NIKOLA.

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“Highlights” video link will be provided to theater professionals who write the author at jockdoubleday.writer@gmail.com

Reading #2 (in Tesla’s native language) took place on June 4, 2017, with Ermin Sijamija reading the role of NIKOLA.

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“Highlights” video link will be provided to theater professionals who write the author at jockdoubleday.writer@gmail.com

Reading #3 (in Ukrainian) took place on November 11, 2017, with Mikhail Shikula reading the role of NIKOLA.

Tesla reading #4 copy

“Highlights” video link will be provided to theater professionals who write the author at jockdoubleday.writer@gmail.com


Actors’ readings “highlights” video links will be provided
to theater professionals who write the author at jockdoubleday.writer@gmail.com.

Thank you to all with an interest in the life and works of Nikola Tesla, the greatest scientist in history.

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Jock Doubleday is the author of 68 works for the stage. He is currently in Kyiv, Ukraine working on pre-production for an original full-length musical titled “Ginger,” a fairy-tale in two acts, which concerns the bullying of redheads and the primacy of the forest. He is also working on pre-production for an original full-length musical titled, “Imagination Anonymous,” a light-hearted comedy about creative people coming together once a week to try very hard to accept reality one step at a time. He is also working on a music video for a new ’40s-style love ballad titled, “Meet Me in Kyiv.” He can be contacted at jockdoubleday.writer@gmail.com. 

Jock headshot for book copy Who Built the Earth

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