Madeira Hall Stage View

Upcoming Production

“Radium Girls”

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. Written with warmth and humor, Radium Girls is a fast-moving, highly theatrical ensemble piece. Called a "powerful" and "engrossing" drama by critics, Radium Girls offers a wry, unflinching look at the peculiarly American obsessions with health, wealth, and the commercialization of science.

Madeira Hall, Fall 2022

• The show is under 90 minutes and will run without an intermission.


Emmeline Heaney ’24 - Grace Fryer

Thomas Yang ’23 - Arthur Roeder
Marina Duff ’23 - Kathryn Wiley, Ms. Fryer, Shop Girl, Photographer
JJ Richards ’25 - Mrs. MacNeil, Lehman, Reporter, Dr. Frederick Flinn
Christina Xiang ’24 - Kathryn Schuab, Male/Female Shopper
Katherine Asante-Tagoe ’23 - Irene Rudolph, Mrs. Roeder, Sob Sister
Angel Yu ’26 - Harriet Roeder, Clerk, Customer
Paige Breyer ’23 - Lee, Berry, Store Owner
Priscilla Zhu ’23 - Markley, Knef      
Troy Hayes ’24 - Dr. Von Sochocky
Ryder Shea ’24 - Tom Kreider
Duncan Van Norden ’25 - Lovesick Cowboy
Mr. Roy Williams - Elderly Widow Faculty      
Special Guest - Venecine Salesman      
Special Guest - Martland
Special Guest - Court


Paige Breyer ’23 - Stage Manager

Nicole Richards ’24 - Lighting Operator
Frankie Dogramaci ’23 - Sound Operator
Christa Badoo ’24
Nicole Ayllon ’24
Andy Zheng ’23
Kiera Dussault ’26
Tessa Brown ’23

Mr. Ted Sturtevant - Technical Director

Ms. Kaitlin Lawrence - Director

Radium Girls Rehearsal