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Chicago Children’s Theatre’s ‘Mesmerized’ Teaches Entertaining But Valuable Science Lesson

WEST LOOP — You’re probably familiar with the term “mesmerized,” but did you know that the word stems from the name of an 18th-century scientist? Franz Anton Mesmer, considered the father of modern hypnosis, is the inspiration for the play “Mesmerized: A Ben Franklin Science and History Mystery” at the Chicago Children’s Theatre. Mesmer was […]