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  Emilie: La Marquise du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight at The Greenhouse Theater Center

Emilie: La Marquise du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight

The Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N Lincoln Avenue Chicago

La Marquise du Châtelet was a woman born in the wrong era. A brilliant mathematician and physicist, she was the toast of the Enlightenment. Nevertheless, she's not a very well known historical figure. Voltaire got it right when he said du Châtelet was "a great man whose only fault was being a woman." Now Lauren Gunderson's play Emilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight resurrects this fascinating personality. Emilie finds herself back in the world of the living, patting her body in surprise and wondering at the reason for her return. She soon becomes desperate to find out whether her challenge to one of Isaac Newton's equations was correct. "I died thinking: Was I right?" she explains. "Shortly followed by: Was I loved? Shortly followed by: Does either one really matter in the end?" This smart, surprising and sexy portrait of a true genius is onstage at the Greenhouse Theater Center in Chicago.

Jun 6 - Jul 16, 2017

Half Price Tickets

Tue, Jun 6: 8:00pm
Sat, Jun 10: 3:00pm & 8:00pm
Sat, Jun 17: 3:00pm & 8:00pm
Sun, Jun 18: 3:00pm
Wed, Jun 21: 8:00pm
Thu, Jun 22: 8:00pm
Fri, Jun 23: 8:00pm
Sat, Jun 24: 3:00pm & 8:00pm
Sun, Jun 25: 3:00pm
Wed, Jun 28: 8:00pm
Thu, Jun 29: 8:00pm
Fri, Jun 30: 8:00pm
Sat, Jul 1: 3:00pm & 8:00pm
Sun, Jul 2: 3:00pm
Wed, Jul 5: 8:00pm
Thu, Jul 6: 8:00pm
Fri, Jul 7: 8:00pm
Sat, Jul 8: 3:00pm & 8:00pm
Sun, Jul 9: 3:00pm
Wed, Jul 12: 8:00pm
Thu, Jul 13: 8:00pm
Fri, Jul 14: 8:00pm
Sat, Jul 15: 3:00pm & 8:00pm
Sun, Jul 16: 3:00pm



Price: $25

Show Type: Drama

Box Office: 773-404-7336

www.greenhousetheater.org/emilie


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