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HEDY! The Life & Inventions Of Hedy Lamarr

Town Hall Theatre

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Written & Performed by Heather Massie

The award-winning, internationally-acclaimed NYC show comes to Galway!

Hedy Lamarr, glamorous siren of the silver screen, was more than the most beautiful woman in the world. She invented frequency hopping and spread spectrum technology that make the world of wireless communication tick. From Austria to Hollywood, WWII, torpedoes, ecstasy, and intrigue to the very cell phone in your pocket, she was there!

Duration 105 minutes, including interval. Followed by a Q&A.

Captivating” - The Huffington Post

“Effervescent” - Silicon Republic

“Fascinating” - Belfast Times

“Highly entertaining” - Splash Magazine

“Richly realized” - Blogcritics Magazine

“Highly inventive” - The Irish News

Magnetic performance” - Theater Scene

"Exceptionally talented" - MD Theatre Guide

“Lively & enlightening” - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

“Remarkable” - Theatre in the Now

Gorgeous” - Total Theater

12 Awards Including:

 Hedy Awards

HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr features the unexpected scientific genius of Hollywood screen siren and inventor Hedy Lamarr. Known as 'the most beautiful woman in the world', Lamarr enjoyed inventing in her spare time and created technology for torpedoes during WWII that is now used in cell phones, WiFi, GPS, and Bluetooth and a myriad of other wireless systems.

Written and performed by New York City actress and writer, Heather Massie, the show’s mission is to inspire audiences to find ways 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 show has featured throughout the US, Italy, Sweden, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Ireland, and Northern Ireland, and now arrives in Galway!

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