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Radium Girls

September 6 - September 7

Auditorium  |  1801 E 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46228

Friday, 9/6 @7pm, Saturday, 9/7 @2pm & 7pm

PAC Door #24

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. Written with warmth and humor, Radium Girls is a fast-moving, highly theatrical ensemble piece for 9 to 10 actors, who play more than 30 parts—friends, co-workers, 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.

https://www.dramaticpublishing.com/radium-girls

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My wife and I were thoroughly entertained and delighted with the North Central production of "The Drowsy Chaperone". Congratulations on keeping the bar of expectations high. You are quite talented and gifted!

C E Quandt