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Radium Girls, by D.W. Gregory

Date/Time
03/17/18
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
The Theater Project
14 School Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
United States

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By D.W. Gregory
Directed by Karin Baard
Presented by special arrangement with
THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY, WOODSTOCK ILLINOIS.

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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 with her own family and friends, who fear that her campaign for justice will backfire.

Sponsored by Seacoast Vacation Rentals, LLC

SPECIAL EVENTS:

THURSDAYS 3/15 AND 3/22, 5:00 – 6:00 pm:

$30 per person dinner special at Taverna Khione (alcohol not included), $8 tickets to Radium Girls! Reservations required for dinner and the show, no walk-ins.

SUNDAY 3/18:

Talk-back with the cast and director following the 2:00 pm matinee!

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