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Theatre Three at Theatre Row

7th Monarch tells the story of Miriam Hemmerick, a mathematical genius once on the fast track to becoming an astronaut. For the past 20 years, after dropping out of college, she has lived in seclusion with her parents. Raina, a social worker, begins to investigate a potential crime involving Miriam’s mother and father, however the parents themselves are nowhere to be found. The mysteries start there, and dark personal secrets about these two women are soon revealed.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Aug. 12, 2012.

Theatre Three at Theatre Row

410 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

Previews Jun 12, 2012
Opening Jun 24, 2012
Closing Aug 12, 2012

Story

What Is the Story of 7th Monarch?
Miriam Hemmerick is in her 30s, a genius and a recluse. She was one of the most impressive students at her high school, from which she graduated at a very young age, and she earned the distinction of being named a “monarch,” only the 7th in the history of the school. Now, years later, Miriam lives in her childhood home amid endless stacks of catalogued newspapers and an undying obsession with the U.S. space program. A social worker comes to the house when she suspects that Miriam is cashing her parents' social security checks, and it turns out the parents are nowhere to be found. The investigation into what happened to them unfolds, set against the backdrop of local politics. As it does, long-hidden secrets—and not just Miriam’s—come to light.

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