“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... Read more
The Half-Life of Marie Curie
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)
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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.