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Phone (650) 903-6000
Price $30; $58
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Theater

Manya—The Living History of Marie Curie

Friday, Sep 20, 2013 8:00p

Marie Curie is best known for the discovery of radioactivity but few understand the obstacles she faced to enter the laboratory. Set in 1915, this one-woman play reveals Marie's remarkable journey from political oppression through international prominence. Masterfully portrayed by Susan Marie Frontczak, Manya explores the tenacity of the human spirit and enduring allure of scientific discovery.

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Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
500 Castro St.
Mountain View, CA 94041
(650) 903-6000
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(no rating) Sep 08, 2013 - pattimiller747
Manya: The Living History of Marie Curie

Brilliant one-woman play written and performed by Susan Marie Frontczak. Susan pays homage to their shared Polish heritage. Susan believes that Marie Curie’s inner complexity is not known, and deserves to be without being sensationalized in Hollywood style. Susan reveals the human behind the scientist, while placing Marie’s Curie’s life and accomplishments in an enjoyable and memorable event.

“Scientists in the audience applaud the accuracy of the presentation, while the non-scientists rejoice at the accessibility of Manya’s scientific descriptions.”
~ American Museum of Science and Energy

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