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The Half-Life of Marie Curie Tickets

The Half-Life of Marie Curie Tickets

New York
12 Nov 2019 - 22 Dec 2019

The Half-Life of Marie Curie Information

Audible Inc. presents the world premiere of Lauren Gunderson's The Halif-Life of Marie Curie, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch and starring Obie Award winner Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany, at the Minetta Lane Theatre.

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

Science made them remarkable. Friendship made them resilient. The Half-Life of Marie Curie is a compelling new play about renowned scientist Marie Curie and radical engineer Hertha Ayrton—and the friendship that strengthened their resolve to pursue their ambitions.

Opening date

November 12th, 2019

Closing date

December 22nd, 2019


Closing Soon

Previews from

November 12th, 2019


Minetta Lane Theatre

Cast and creative

By: Lauren Gunderson
Director: Gaye Taylor Upchurch
Producer: Audible Inc.
Cast list: Kate Mulgrew (as Hertha Ayrton) and Francesca Faridany (as Marie Curie)
Design: Rachel Hauck
Lighting: Amith Chandrashaker
Costume: Sarah Laux
Sound: Darron L. West

Our review

Kate Mulgrew & Francesca Faridany in The Half-Life of Marie Curie

"The Half- Life of Marie Curie" is a very clever title for Lauren Gunderson's new world premiere play, now being presented by Audible at the Minetta Lane Theatre, considering Curie discovered and named the elements radium and polonium, but it gives the wrong impression altogether. It should be the incredible life of Marie Curie. She was the first woman to win a Nobel prize, the first person to win two Nobel prizes, the only woman to win in two fields, and the only person to win in multiple...

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