"Radium Girls" Presented by the Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild Play Readers

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Age Group: Adults
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Event Description

Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild Play Readers present "Radium Girls." 

Kate Moore’s riveting true story of America’s “shining girls”, tells the story of
young women employed as dial painters in the 1920s using the new
miracle substance, “Radium”. As they painted radium dials, they believed
what they were told; that radium was like a “mythological super being” and
a boon to all humanity. Soon, they were plagued with horrific and deadly
cancers. Read how they fought the employers’ dastardly and immoral
cover-up. The Radium Girls “Illuminates the courage and tenacity of these
incredible women, whose determination to fight back led to life-changing
regulation, advanced nuclear research, and ultimately saved thousands of

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