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Upper School Fall Play

Radium GirlsRadium Girls

Park Tudor Upper School is pleased to announce the 2017 Fall Play, "Radium Girls."

Showtimes:

  • Friday, November 3 at 7:00 p.m.
    » OPENING NIGHT RED CARPET EVENT - Dust off your formal attire and enjoy being a VIP for the night!
  • Saturday, November 4 at 7:00 p.m.
    » PANEL DISCUSSION EVENT - Enjoy a talk-back after the production to discuss social justice issues related to health, labor laws and commercialization of science.
  • Sunday, November 5 at 2:00 p.m.
    » WEAR WHITE EVENT - Experience the production through Technical Theatre methods that advance and enhance the dramatic narrative, moods and feelings of the show!

On the stage of Ayres Auditorium at Park Tudor School

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About the Play:

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. "Radium Girls" offers a wry, unflinching look at the peculiarly American obsessions with health, wealth, and the commercialization of science.

Radium Girls Artwork by Audrey Pan '21
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