Radiance:  The Passion of Marie Curie

Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie

Geffen Playhouse
10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles

A bioplay about the passions and conflicts of the first women to be awarded a Nobel Prize,will feature Anna Gunn as the title character. Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie delves into the life and romance of one of the most brilliant female scientists in history. Famous for her groundbreaking research in radioactivity, Curie was the only person even to win two Novel Prizes in multiple sciences, but not without a struggle. For all th e answers that come to her in the lab, Curie's life is peppered with questions of how to realize the passion she has for both knowledge and love. Celebrated but then rejected by the popular press as both a women and scientist, Curie is left to define her place in society-and history-on her own terms.

Thru - Dec 18, 2011