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Upper School winter production shines light on dangerous 1920s workplace conditions

The Upper School theater department is currently in rehearsal for their winter production of “These Shining Lives” by Melanie Marnich. The play centers around four women who worked in the 1920s for the Radium Dial Company, a watch factory based in Illinois. The play examines the dangers women faced while working for the company, and emphasizes the decreasing concern companies had for ensuring the health of their employees. The show will be performed in the Upper theatre classroom, in the Schiff Center room 102 on Feb. 3, 4, and 5.