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Summer, 1912. Two-time Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie takes refuge with her friend Hertha Aryton, renowned mechanical engineer, after the outing of Marie’s scandalous affair with the married Paul Langevin. With humor and grace, this 90 minute play evokes their deep friendship, their struggles with double standards, the danger of discoveries, and their passion for science and family. The powerhouse casting of The Nora’s Lee Mikeska Gardner and Underground Railway’s Debra Wise will light up the stage like radioactive isotopes in this two-hander.

Produced by The Nora@Central Square Theater
A Catalyst Collaborative@MIT Production.

Digital Streaming – Watch the Trailer!

All tickets come with Digital Insurance! If you ever feel as if you would rather not attend The Half-Life of Marie Curie in person — for any reason — you can easily exchange your tickets into a specially recorded version of the play. Just call us at 617-576-9278 or email OR, you can purchase tickets to the digital version of The Half-Life of Marie Curie now and you’ll receive your unique streaming link. The digital stream is available from November 28 to December 26, 2021.

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