The struggles against sexism in the world of science is at the core of the latest production on stage at Heartland Theater in Normal.
- "Photograph 51" details the life of Dr. Rosalind Franklin, a scientist working in tandem with other researchers to unravel the secrets of DNA.
- Don LaCasse is directing this show, which is currently on stage through April 22.
- Franklin was known to be a difficult but brilliant scientist, and in an age of rampant sexism, struggled for recognition of her work.
- Heartland Theater is offering a panel discussion about sexism in science with Dr. Cynthia Moore, the science advisor for the show, on April 22, directly after the matinee.
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