Charles City High School Drama performs “Radium Girls”
By Travis Fischer, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Charles City High School Drama Club put on their spring performance this weekend with a two-day presentation of “Radium Girls.”
With a Friday night premiere and a Saturday encore performance, the high schoolers worked both on stage and behind the scenes to make sure the show went smoothly as they tackled their most challenging production yet.
“I’m proud of all our cast and crew for two great shows,” said director Michelle Grob. “We were a bit worried on Friday that the weather would stop the show, but the storm came and went and we were able to have our opening night.”
Hosted at Trinity United Methodist Churcher, Grob says that 256 people attended the play, which showcased the story of how 1920s dial painters fought for compensation after discovering the long term health effects of working with radioactive material.
“This play gave our young actors a chance to really dig deeply into their emotions and develop their characters,” said Grob. “As usual, they met and surpassed that challenge.”