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HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr
21 July 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 29 July 2017 @ 7:00 pm
The award-winning, critically-acclaimed NYC solo show comes to Galway for its International Debut!
“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!
Starting as a young girl in Vienna, Hedy Lamarr first becomes famous for the most risqué film scenes ever shot, marries an Austrian munitions dealer with ties to Mussolini and Hitler, escapes to a life in Hollywood’s classic films, and invents technology during WWII to make torpedoes more accurate. Her ideas make our cell phones, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, satellite systems, and just about the entirety of today’s wireless communications possible. Not to be put in a box, she continues to intrigue as an icon of Hollywood glamour and scientific genius. “