Tonight, 18th century scientific genius Emilie du Chatalet is back to answer the questions she died with: love or philosophy?
The Bay Area premiere of Emilie: La Marquise Du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight, by award winning local playwright, Lauren Gunderson (Berrilla Kerr Award for American Theatre, Global Age Project, Young Playwright's Award, Eric Bentley New Play Award and Essential Theatre Prize), is gearing up for our opening date of June 3rd at The Berkeley City Club. We have started rehearsals and the process so far has been exciting and full of discovery. We would be so grateful for anything you can donate to help us reach our goal of $2500 by June 3rd; a sum that will help to ensure that this amazing play gets the production it richly deserves.
This riveting story deals with 18th-century scientist Emilie Du Châtelet, paramour of Voltaire (and others), and her return from the edge of the grave. What-- if anything-- can Emilie glean by looking back at the key moments of heart and mind that defined her very being?
The clock is ticking--not only for Emile but also for Symmetry Theatre Company-- as we work to bring this fascinating play to life. Please help us in our final push to complete our funding for this wonderfully theatrical exploration into the complex soul of this passionate, brilliant and defiant genius.
Thanks so much for all your generosity and continued support of Symmetry Theatre Company... and see you at the theatre!
Chloe Bronzan, Danielle Levin, Robert Parsons and Stacy Ross.
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