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The Lightest Element
Find the best The Lightest Element play tickets at Hampstead Theatre, Inner London. Boston, 1956. Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, one of the most eminent astronomers of the twentieth century, is about to be appointed Chair of Astronomy and the first woman to head a Harvard department. Only two things stand in her way: a covert investigation aimed at exposing her as a communist sympathiser, and the entrenched conservatism of her male colleagues. When a student journalist asks to profile her it feels like an opportunity to control her own narrative - assuming, of course, that the invitation is actually what it seems... World Premiere.
Age Advisory: contains discussions of discrimination and sexism, strong language and the use of cigarettes


Author: Stella Feehily
Producer: Hampstead Theatre
Director: Alice Hamilton

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The Lightest Element

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Thursday, 5th September 2024 to Saturday, 12th October 2024. Open 12th Sep 24.
19:30. Sep 12 at 19:00. Sat Mats 14:30 (from Sep 14). Thu Mats 14:30 (from Sep 19)
08 October 2024 19:30 - Captioned
12 October 2024 14:30 - Audio Described

This performance is at Hampstead Theatre (Michael Frayn Space/Hampstead Downstairs)
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The Lightest Element at Hampstead Theatre, Inner LondonQTix Codes:
Listing: L0961843987
Production: T0784256797
Event: S1245647786
Venue: V202

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