Wellesley Repertory Theatre presents “Emilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight”

Caroline Parsons*, Molly Parker-Myers, Catherine Piner *AEA Staff photographer


Wellesley Repertory Theatre presents

Emilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight

 by Lauren Gunderson, directed by Marta Rainer

Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre

January 5 – 29, 2017

One of history’s most vibrant, witty and intriguing women was 18th Century scientific genius Emilie du Châtelet. Tonight, we witness her wrestle with the timeless question that dominated her passionate existence: love, or philosophy?  Head, or heart? Confronted with her own legacy, she fights in this her final moment to defend her life and loves.


Thursdays: January 5, 12, 19, 26  @ 7pm (Pay What You Can)

Fridays: January  6, 13, 20, 27  @ 7pm

Saturdays: January 7, 14, 21, 28 @ 2pm & 7pm

Sundays: January 8, 15, 22 @ 2pm, & January 29 @ 5pm

$20 General Admission ~ $10 for Seniors and Students

Reservations required ~ Call 781.283.2000

The theatre is handicapped accessible. For disability services, contact Jim Wice at 781.283.2434


Talk Backs following each Saturday matinee.