Showing posts from November, 2022

Fall play tickets for 'Radium Girls' now on sale

The L-S Thespian Society proudly presents Radium Girls on November 10, 11, and 12 at 7 pm in the Lampeter-Strasburg High School Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. All tickets are general admission. They can be purchased online or at the door. Pioneer Passes for senior citizens can be redeemed at the door . Doors open one hour before each performance.  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. Her chief adversary is her former employer, Arthur Roeder, an idealistic man who cannot bring himself to believe that the same element that shrinks tumors could have anything to do with the terrifying rash of illnesses among his employees. As the case goes on, however, Grace f