Life Story of Hedy Lamarr by Mike Broemmel

Stand Still & Look Stupid returns to Colorado for Encore Performances
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SALIDA, Colo. - April 22, 2018 - PRLog -- The popular, critically acclaimed production the tells the life story of actor and inventor Hedy Lamarr, Stand Still and Look Stupid by Mike Broemmel, returns to Colorado for two encore performances on May 5. The production will be staged in Salida, Colorado, the community that Vogue magazine named the number one "must visit" city in the United States. The play stars Emily Ebertz in the title role.

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 More information the life story of Hedy Lamarr by Mike Broemmel can be found at
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