Venue Details

1945 Star Starred
San Jose Repertory Theatre
Across from the Paseo de San Antonio light rail station 101 Paseo de San Antonio San Jose, CA 95113
408-367-7255
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 16 members
Review from Tony B
Red Velvet 59 events 27 reviews

My non scientific wife enjoyed the evening as much as I ( a physicist) did. Really good theatre.

reviewed Mar 31 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Anna Anna
65 events 30 reviews

Amazingly amazing!!!

reviewed Apr 13 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Joanne Sobel
64 events 29 reviews

the play is original & interesting; the acting is great; the theater is one of the best in the area; we are very lucky to have the theater and the talent so close to home!

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Read an "article ":http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/05/07/AR2009050701702.htmlabout playwright Karen Zacarias.

Description

Physicist Émilie du Châtelet, lover of famous French philosopher Voltaire, and a young poet, worries about her fate after she unexpectedly becomes pregnant. Driven by fear and ambition, she races to publish her theories based on Sir Isaac Newton’s Laws of Motion. Linked together by scientific legacy and maternal instincts, accomplished astrophysicist Olivia and her husband, Peter, want to conceive but cannot. Olivia’s attention turns to her new “child,” a planet she’s discovered in the midst of hiring a quirky and free-spirited surrogate. This touching and whimsical tale leaves us asking: Does the birth of a child ultimately mean as much to the world as the birth of an idea?

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