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Emilie: La Marquise Du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight

2257 N. Lincoln Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60614 | directions
by Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Bryan Wakefield

Passionate. Brilliant. Defiant.

Tonight, 18th century scientific genius Emilie du Châtelet is back and determined to answer the question she died with: love or philosophy, head or heart? In this highly theatrical, fast, funny, sexy rediscovery of one of history’s most intriguing women, Emilie defends her life and loves; and ends up with both a formula and a legacy that permeates history.

     RUN: Jun 08 - Jul 14, 2017

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"An evening of humor and heartbreak with a powerhouse ending."


"The ambitious, non-linear experiment is a highly theatrical romp that literally crackles with electricity."

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