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Life Story of Hedy Lamarr by Mike Broemmel
Stand Still & Look Stupid returns to Colorado for Encore Performances
Because of her work in Hollywood and on the silver screen, Hedy Lamarr became known as "the most beautiful girl in the world." With that said, not only was Hedy Lamarr an renowned actress, she was an inventor in her spare time.
Hedy Lamarr developed what has become known as frequency-hopping spread spectrum communication. In other words, the actress christened the most beautiful girl in the world gave birth to the modern communication age. Thanks to Lamarr, people the world over have access to everything from WiFi to GPS to Bluetooth to garage door openers to the scanner at the market. In recent times, Lamarr is slowing moving from being recognized as the most beautiful girl in the world to the "mother of WiFi."
During her lifetime, Hedy Lamarr received little credit for her incredible work as an inventor. Only in the past few years has the light been focused on the life and work of Hedy Lamarr, in part because of Stand Still & Look Stupid.
"Writing a play about the life story of Hedy Lamarr is one of the most exciting projects I've ever worked on," playwright Mike Broemmel explained. "Bar none, Hedy Lamarr is one of the most interesting people I've ever had an opportunity to write about. And, she certainly is one of the most important inventors in world history, in my opinion."
Information on the encore performances in Colorado can be found at http://coloradotints.com/