Wednesday, January 30 at 7 PM
Thursday, January 31 at 7:30 PM
Friday, February 1 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 2 at 2 PM & 8 PM
Harold Prince Theatre at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Welcome to the world of Jennifer Samuels, who has just discovered that she is her own twin. This stirring and “compelling solo show” (New York Times), created by Suli Holum and Deborah Stein, is a high-tech, emotionally arresting play inspired by a real-life story. Delving into the depths of modern science with theatrical wit and beguiling characterization, Chimera is an exploration of chimerism, the phenomenon of containing two different sets of DNA within one body. “Equal parts funny and smart,” this outrageous account, backed by “mesmerizing projections and lighting” (Backstage), dares to ask the question— are we defined by the swirling double helixes that comprise our DNA?