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Measurement: A musical experiment about physics & love

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Studio One @The Athenaeum Theatre

2936 N. Southport Ave.

Chicago, IL 60657

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Measurement is about our search for connections and meaning.

It begins in 1887 at the Case School of Applied Science, just outside Cleveland, Ohio. Albert Michelson and his wife are in the lab where Michelson will try one last time to find proof of the luminiferous aether which is believed to fill the cosmos. All the other experiments have failed.

Then the story jumps ahead in time, sometimes to the near future and other times well into the 20th century, following Michelson and his family and friends as they reveal what happened to them through who, and what, they’ve chosen to measure.

Measurement is a drama with humor, a science experiment full of humanity, and a play with songs.

This team of scientists and actors will bring Measurement to life in its first-ever public performances, and invites attendees, if interested, to help shape the final version of the work by participating in a voluntary talkback conversation immediately following. (Image courtesy of the Beloit Independent Theatre Experience)

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Director — Abby Bender
Music Director/Stage Manager — Stacey Jaeger
Words & Music — Jonathan Salem Baskin


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Nope, there aren't any inappropriate scenes and no foul language is used, though Measurement is about science and adult relationships so any teenager (or someone older) should be able to enjoy it.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email jonathansalembaskin (at) gmail (dot) com with any questions.

What's the refund policy?

The tickets are free!

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?


Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Sure, please feel free to give your ticket to someone else or, ideally, encourage them to register and you can both attend the show!

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?



Studio One @The Athenaeum Theatre

2936 N. Southport Ave.

Chicago, IL 60657

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