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    Legacy of Light

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    February 12-March 13, 2010

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    Legacy of Light

    By Karen Zacarias Directed by Lois Roach New England Premiere - During the Age of Enlightenment, as Sir Isaac Newton was watching apples fall, another brilliant physicist, Emilie du Châtelet finds herself with child. At 42, fearing she will die in childbirth, she races to complete her research and leave her legacy. Meanwhile, present day scientist Olivia, unable to conceive and wondering what she will sacrifice for motherhood, arranges...

    By Karen Zacarias Directed by Lois Roach New England Premiere - During the Age of Enlightenment, as Sir Isaac Newton was watching apples fall, another brilliant physicist, Emilie du Châtelet finds herself with child. At 42, fearing she will die in childbirth, she races to complete her research and leave her legacy. Meanwhile, present day scientist Olivia, unable to conceive and wondering what she will sacrifice for motherhood, arranges for a surrogate, who pulls together past and present in a stellar collision. This “entertaining new comedy” (Variety) shares unexpected twists of self discovery and two women’s quests for knowledge and love.


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    Boston, MA 02116

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    Wednesdays and Thursdays: 7:30pm Fridays: 8:00pm Saturdays: 3:00pm & 8:00pm Sundays: 3:00pm Wednesday Matinees: February 17th and March 10th at 2:00pm


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    • Event Name: Legacy of Light
      5 out of 5 stars rating "Fantastic! Must-see!"
      Review posted by: Kendra D. from Brookline, MA, Mar 02, 2010

      Beautiful, funny, thoughtful and hopeful piece of theater that literally fills you with light! Very interesting and moving.

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      5 out of 5 stars rating "Legacy of Light- great play, great acting"
      Review posted by: Jayne from Franklin, MA USA, Mar 01, 2010

      We saw this play last weekend and were delighted with the play, the acting and the information we gleaned from the script. Bravo

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