Victoria Martin: Math Team Queen

Victoria Martin: Math Team Queen demonstrates that chaos theory rules when the third most popular sophomore is roped into joining the all-male, all-nerd Longwood High School math team.

Play title:  Victoria Martin: Math Team Queen

Author (s):  Kathryn Walat

Publisher: Samuel French

Publication Date: 2007

Genre: Comedy  

Primary Discipline: Mathematics

Secondary Discipline: Physics

Scientist (s): Fictional

Source Texts: Unknown

Character Breakdown: 1 Woman, 4 Men

Victoria, Franklin. Max, Peter, and Jimmy

Setting: Longwood High School

Time Period: Present Day, January through June

Synopsis of Play: Vickie Martin is uber-popular. She’s also wicked smart. Victoria Martin: Math Team Queen demonstrates that chaos theory rules when the third most popular sophomore is roped into joining the all-male, all-nerd Longwood High School math team, upsetting the axis of symmetry of boys becoming men. Will Vickie Martin invert the curve or become the coefficient for her team winning the state math championship? Can this goddess of Pi possibly become the common denominator that makes the mathletes victorious? Totally. https://www.theatermania.com/shows/new-york-city-theater/off-broadway/victoria-martin-math-team-queen_127863

First Performance Date: January 21st, 2007

First Producer: The Women’s Project

Performance History: The World Premiere of Victoria Martin: Math Team Queen was produced in New York City in 2007 by Women’s Project, Julie Crosby, Producing Director, with scenery by Robert Brill, costumes by Valerie Marcus Ramshur, lighting by Sarah Sidman and sound by Daniel Baker. The Production Stage Manager was Brian Meister and the production was directed by Loretta Greco.

Links:

https://variety.com/2007/legit/reviews/victoria-martin-math-team-queen-1200510893/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9n__5e3BSvw

http://www.playbill.com/article/victoria-martin-math-team-queen-gets-world-premiere-in-nyc-jan-12-com-137640

https://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/25/theater/reviews/25quee.html

http://www.curtainup.com/victoriamartin.html

Entered by: Meaghan Yesford

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Women’s Project, Jan 12, photo by:  Carol Rosegg

 

Women’s Project, Jan 12,                                  

photo by:  Carol Rosegg

 

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