Dialpainters Irene (Margaret Starbuck), Grace (Camila Biaggi) and Kathryn (Eden Tomich) gossip during their work at the U.S. Radium Corporation, unaware of the dangers the radium-based paint poses. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo


Acme presents ‘Radium Girls’

By From page A7 | January 03, 2013

Acme Theatre Company presents “Radium Girls” by D.W. Gregory as part of its 33rd anniversary season. This is the 111th show for the high school-aged theater company.

“Radium Girls,” directed by Maddy Ryen, features historical characters such as Madame Curie, Arthur Roeder and others and is set in 1926, when radium was a miracle cure, Curie was an international celebrity and luminous watches were the latest rage. The play unfolds in a tale of courage, exploitation, love, workers’ rights and sacrifice.

The play opens Friday, Jan. 4, and runs through Sunday, Jan. 13, at the Pamela Trokanski Performing Arts Center, 2720 Del Rio Place, Davis. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays.

Tickets online are $12 general, $10 for seniors and $8 for students. Prices at the door are $2 more.

Enterprise staff

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