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UK Department of Theatre + Dance presents "Radium Girls" in the Briggs Theatre

  October 13, 2022 7:30 PM

Doors Open: 7:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADULT: $15.00
STUDENT: $10.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT / STUDENT Public Onsale: July 1, 2022 10:00 AM to October 13, 2022 8:00 PM
UK Department of Theatre + Dance presents "Radium Girls" by D.W. Gregory
Directed by Peter Stone 

THIS PERFORMANCE TAKES PLACE IN THE BRIGGS THEATRE, LOCATED IN THE FINE ARTS BUILDING (465 ROSE STREET)

In 1926, radium was a miracle cure, Madame Curie was 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. 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.

General Admission. 

ALL PERFORMANCES:
Thursday, October 13th, 2022 at 7:30PM
 Friday, October 14th, 2022 at 7:30PM
 Saturday, October 15th, 2022 at 2:00PM
 Saturday, October 15th, 2022 at 7:30PM
 Sunday, October 16th, 2022 at 2:00PM

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Number of Tickets
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