HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr
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HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr
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Fri. Dec 09, 2022 7:00 PM
Sat. Dec 10, 2022 7:00 PM
Sun. Dec 11, 2022 5:00 PM
• A True Story of Hollywood Glamour & Scientific Genius • Written & Performed by Heather Massie "CAPTIVATING" -THE HUFFINGTON POST "EFFERVESCENT" -SILICON REPUBLIC "INSPIRING" -BROADWAY WORLD The 24x Award-Winning, Internationally Acclaimed play returns to NYC for the first time in 4 years. Hedy Lamarr, glamorous siren of the silver screen, was more than 'The Most Beautiful Woman in the World'. She invented Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum Technology that makes the world of wireless communication tick. From Austria to Hollywood, WWII, torpedoes, ecstasy, and intrigue to the very cell phone in your pocket, Hedy Lamarr is there. The show celebrates the unexpected scientific genius of Viennese-born Hollywood screen siren and inventor Hedy Lamarr. Lamarr defied expectation by inventing technology for torpedoes during WWII. Also known as Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum Technology, her invention is used today in cell phones, WiFi, GPS, and Bluetooth. The show's mission is to inspire audiences to make the world a better place, to encourage young women in science and technology, and to establish Hedy Lamarr as a role model for intelligence, ingenuity, and invention. The 90 minute performance will be followed by a Q&A with the Artist. www.HeatherMassie.com/Hedy
AMT Theater
354 W 45th Street
Just East of 9th Avenue
New York NY 10036
(917) 388-2630
www.vitaltheatre.org