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Central Square Theater
450 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139
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before matinee, Brookline Lunch was great and reasonable and just around the corner!
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The chairs are not padded well, so bring a pillow if you're prone to pain.
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49 ratings
4.6 average rating
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18 reviews
11 stars
attended Feb 18 2012

This play is entertaining and informative. It illuminated a life many don't know about at all. I thought it might be too "teachy and preachy", but it was funny, deep and very moving. I highly recommend it. The performances were wonderful.

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14 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 12 2012

Really enjoyed this. I wasn't familiar with Rosalind Franklin or any of the story behind the DNA structure race (glancing through the info in the program before the play started helped). I felt a little overwhelmed for the first few minutes, when...continued

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0 stars
attended Feb 10 2012

Really fun show. Only 6 actors, and they were able to all participate to tell this story nicely. The way the painted this scientist's life, and how her own decisions lead to future problems made the story feel really complete. Excellent acting,...continued

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Written by Anna Ziegler

Directed by Daniel Gidron

About the Ticket Supplier: Central Square Theater

The Central Square Theater is home to Underground Railway Theater (URT) and The Nora Theatre Company, two professional theater companies with a combined track record of over 48 years of excellence.

URT has a 29 year history of connecting high quality professional theater with communities, performing new plays for young audiences, families and adults, and teaching through its rigorous education programming. Combining actors, puppetry and music, URT reaches out to and engages diverse audiences with performances of great beauty and compelling social content.

During The Nora’s 19 years, audiences and the media have recognized it for its exceptionally high quality work. Mission-driven to bring cutting-edge, thought- provoking, and contemporary productions to New England audiences, The Nora has introduced local audiences to Boston, New England, and/or world premieres.