Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelait Defends Her Life Tonight


Brilliant. Passionate. Defiant. Tonight the 18th-century scientific genius Emilie du Châtelet is back and determined to answer the question she died with: love or philosophy, head or heart? In this seductively theatrical rediscovery of one of history's most intriguing women, Emilie defends her life and loves, and in the process creates a legacy that alters the course of physics. Starring Acting Company member Sara Barker as Emilie.

Presented by Avant Bard Theatre

Show Type
Running Time
120 minutes
(1 Intermission)
Appropriate For All Ages Price Ranges
$10 - $35

Discount Tickets Available Pay What You Will performances every Thursday and Saturday matinee

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Box Office Phone: 703-418-4808

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 10/12/2017 - 11/19/2017
Sunday 02:00pm--
Monday ---
Tuesday ---
Wednesday ---
Thursday 07:30pm--
Friday 07:30pm--
Saturday 02:00pm07:30pm-
Important Dates

Special Performances

  • 10/12/2017 - 7:30pm Pay What You Can Preview
  • 10/13/2017 - 7:30pm Pay What You Can Preview
  • 10/14/2017 - 7:30pm Pay What You Can Preview
  • 10/16/2017 - 7:30pm Pay What You Can Preview
  • 10/17/2017 - 7:30pm Opening Night
  • 11/06/2017 - 7:30pm Industry Night
Performer Role
Sara Barker Emilie
Brit Herring Voltaire
Lisa Hodsoll Madame
Billie Krishawn Soubrette
Steve Lebens Gentleman
Production Personnel
Lauren Gunderson
Rick Hammerly
Costume Designer
Danielle Preston
Set Designer
Gregory Stevens
Lighting Designer
Joseph Robert Walls


Gunston Arts Center - Theater 2
2700 S Lang St, Arlington, VA 22206

Getting There

  • Crystal City (Blue/Yellow Line)
  • Pentagon (Blue/Yellow Line)
  • Check website for bus and taxi information from Metro Stop


  • Free onsite parking


  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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