In 1920, factory girls are exposed to the poisonous effects of Radium used in the paint for watch dials. The company hides their knowledge of the issues with Radium to continue their pursuit of profits, but the Radium Girls fight for justice. Learn More
4w., plus an ensemble of at least 4m., 4w. (may be expanded).
Set against the backdrop of the historic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911, this stylistically thrilling play explores the immigrant experience then and now through the tragedy of the "fire that changed America." Sophie, a 16-year-old seamstress who died in the fire, haunts Malena, a modern Hispanic girl who is in conflict with her sister, Isabel. In this tale of regret, responsibility and forgiveness, Sophie finds peace while helping Malena see her sister in a new light. Learn More
Jewish pathologist Dr. Isaac Jonah is interred at Auschwitz concentration camp in 1944. Jonah searches for strength when he is asked to help in the escape of Lena. He must weigh the safety of his own family against the life of this innocent girl. Learn More
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5m., 4w. (2m., 2w. with doubling.)
This multimedia play is a unique theatrical experience that combines videotaped interviews with Holocaust survivors Ed Silverberg and Eva Schloss with live actors recreating scenes from their lives during World War II. Ed was Anne Frank's first boyfriend and Eva lived in the same apartment building as Anne. On Eva's 15th birthday, her family was arrested by the Nazis and sent to concentration camps. Eva and her mother survived, and after the war her mother married Otto Frank (Anne's father). Learn More
Black Elk lived the experience of the Native American people from the moment before white people entered his world through the end of Indian independence at the massacre of Wounded Knee. His unique eloquence and that of his cousin Crazy Horse make this play a very special event. The play moves quickly and with mounting excitement through this history and through a vision of life as it once was for the Indian, and as it could be for all people. Learn More
In 1789 in an Australian penal colony, a marine lieutenant decides to put on a play to celebrate the king's birthday. He casts the play with the English convicts who populate this distant prison camp. Few of them can read, let alone act, and the play is produced against a background of food shortages and barbaric punishments--brilliantly juxtaposed against the civilizing influence of theatrical endeavor.
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This is an enchanting tale of the extraordinary adventures of three nasty farmers, two curious creatures, a family of foxes, and our hero—a most fantastic fellow! Your audience will be fascinated as they watch the farmers attempt to foil the efforts of Mr. Fox and his friends, and in the end, they'll cheer as Mr. Fox provides a glorious feast for every one! Learn More
Huck and friends are hit with the adventure of their lives, when Jim escapes slavery and Huck helps navigate the path to freedom. The two meet some very interesting characters along the way, and end up in more trouble than they started with. Learn More