Show POSTPONED! Due to illness in the cast we are pushing Opening Night to September 16th.
These fine folks have worked hard to bring this story to life. We promise it's worth the wait.
$5 Preview Night Thursday will become Pay What You Want Preview on September 15th.
And we'll add another Thursday show on September 22nd.
Directed by Tanaia and Chris Green
In 1926, radium was a miracle cure, Madame Curie an international celebrity, and luminous watches the latest rage until the girls who painted them began to fall ill with a mysterious disease. Inspired by a true story, Radium Girls traces the efforts of Grace Fryer, a dial painter, as she fights for her day in court. Her chief adversary is her former employer, Arthur Roeder, an idealistic man who cannot bring himself to believe that the same element that shrinks tumors could have anything to do with the terrifying rash of illnesses among his employees. As the case goes on, however, Grace finds herself battling not just with the U.S. Radium Corporation but also with her own family and friends, who fear that her campaign for justice will backfire. Written with warmth and humor, Radium Girls is a fast-moving, highly theatrical ensemble piece for 10 actors, who play more than 30 parts-friends, coworkers, lovers, relatives, attorneys, scientists, consumer advocates and myriad interested bystanders. Called a powerful and engrossing drama by critics, Radium Girls offers a wry, unflinching look at the peculiarly American obsessions with health, wealth and the commercialization of science.
Produced through special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois
BARNSTORMERS THEATRE COVID-19 POLICIES
UPDATED APRIL 4TH 2022
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