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March 8, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$10
The Performing Arts at Downey Avenue Christian Church is excited to bring to the stage a spring 2019 production of Radium Girls by D.W. Gregory. 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.
Friday and Saturday: March 8-9 and 15-16 at 8:00p
Sunday: March 10 and 17 at 3 pm
111 S. Downey Ave. in Irvington, 1 block south of Washington Street
Note: The material mentions the serious health effects of radium on the characters in some scenes.