Aglet Theatre Seeks Actress for “These Shining Lives

Aglet Theatre Company is seeking to fill the role of Pearl in THESE SHINING LIVES by Melanie Marnich; Directed by Macey Levin

Matinee and evening performances April 28 at Dewey Hall, Sheffield, MA

A story of survival, based on the true incident of four women who worked in a watch factory in Ottawa, Illinois,the play dramatizes the peril women faced in the workforce in the 1920s, and the lack of concern by businesses for protecting the health of its employees. The four refuse to allow the company that stole their health to destroy their spirits or to imperil those that followed.

Pearl – late twenties- early thirties

“jokester,” unofficial leader of the group

Also plays Daughter, Judge 2

All characters age; women physically deteriorate

For those unfamiliar with Aglet, doors open a half hour before curtain for complimentary beverages and refreshments. After the reading cast and director participate in a discussion with the audience.

There is a stipend.

E-mail aglettheatre@comcast.net if you are interested.

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