This visually enhanced production explores the intellectual passions of Curie (to be played by Streep), the physicist and chemist most famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. The play also focuses on her tumultuous private life, which was marked by her strong determination to pursue both love and knowledge.
Alda is best known for his acting work. He received Tony Award nominations for his work in The Apple Tree, Jake's Women, and Glengarry Glen Ross, and is a six-time Emmy Award winner.
Tickets begin at $250. For tickets and information, call 646-200-8817 or visit www.worldsciencefestival.org/gala