Thursday
09
NOV

HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr - Charm City Fringe

20:45
13:30

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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!

This performance is part of the 2017 Charm City Fringe Festival. For more info, visit http://charmcityfringe.com/.
and www.heathermassie.com/hedy

Charm City Fringe 2017 presents the
Maryland Debut of the Hit NYC Solo Show:

HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr
- A True Story of Hollywood Glamour and Scientific Genius -

Written and Performed by Heather Massie
Heather Massie - HEDY The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr

Thurs, Nov 9 @8:45PM
Fri, Nov 10 @6:30PM
Sat, Nov 11 @5:00PM
Sun, Nov 12 @12:30PM

2017 Charm City Fringe
Downtown Cultural Arts Center
401 N Howard St, Baltimore, MD

Tickets $10: www.charmcityfringe.ticketleap.com/hedy/

Information: www.CharmCityFringe.com
Show Website: www.HeatherMassie.com/hedy
Watch the Video Here: youtube.com/watch?v=smgtJLhPAbk

Best Actress - 2017 Galway Fringe Festival , Galway, Ireland
US Embassy Zimbabwe, Grant - 2017 Intwasa ARTS Festival koBULAWAYO, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Outstanding Performance in a Solo Play - 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, NYC
Audience Choice & Sold Out Awards - 2017 IndyFringe, Indianapolis, IN
Audience Choice Award - 2017 Shenandoah Fringe Festival , Staunton, VA
Best Actress - 2017 SaraSolo Festival, Sarasota, FL
Official Selection - 2017 DivaFest, Indianapolis, IN
Outstanding Actress in a Staged Reading - 2016 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, NYC
Festival Bestseller - 2016 United Solo Festival, NYC
Inaugural Artist-In-Residence - Grange Hall Cultural Center, Waterbury Center, VT

Show Website: www.heathermassie.com/hedy

“In Lily Tomlin-esque fashion … Massie channels the iconic star … vividly yet matter-of-factly, and often very humorously … In a balance of high energy and poise, Heather Massie is no less than captivating.”
-- The Huffington Post
“Richly realized. Both convincingly real and larger than life … she has us thoroughly swept up.”
-- Blogcritics Magazine
“Highly entertaining ... compelling and humorous … considerable elegance and skill.” – Splash Magazine
“Lively and enlightening ... engaging performance.” – Sarasota Herald-Tribune
“Heather Massie has created a tribute to this amazing woman … And she does it well.” – OffBrwy
“Gorgeous … Heather Massie is the image of Hedy Lamarr.” – Total Theater
“Fantastic … A truly remarkable performance.” -- Andy B Sports
“Remarkable … I congratulate chameleon Heather Massie.” – Theatre in the Now

Artistic Team
Writer, Producer, Solo Performer - Heather Massie
Direction & Artistic Consultation - Blake Walton
Artistic Consultation - Leslie Kincaid Burby
Projection Design - Jim Marlowe & Charles James Marlowe
Sound Design - Jacob Subotnick
Dialect Coach - Page Clements
Technical Assistant - Dan Leary
Image Photo: Al Foote III

You can support the show fiscally by making a tax deductible contribution at https://www.fracturedatlas.org/site/fiscal/profile?id=14782

Show Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/hedytheplay/
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HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr explores the life, inventions and person of Hedy Lamarr, Viennese-born Hollywood film star of the 1930s-1950s. Known as The Most Beautiful Woman in the World, Hedy Lamarr stored away knowledge of munitions while married to Austrian arms dealer, Fritz Mandl. She employed this knowledge to support the US Navy’s war effort during WWII by inventing The Secret Communication System with composer George Antheil, to make torpedoes more accurate. Also referred to as Frequency Hopping or Spread Spectrum Technology, her invention is used today in cell phones, WiFi, CDMA, GPS, Bluetooth and a myriad of other wireless systems.