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Stoneham Theatre
395 Main Street Stoneham, MA 02180
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6 events
5 reviews
2 stars
You can park for over 2 hours in the municipal lot across the street from Stoneham Theater.
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22 reviews
3 stars
For a thrifty evening, we ate and had a delicious pizza at Amore across the street from the theater.
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"These Shining Lives"
10 ratings
4.1 average rating
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23 events
11 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

The acting was terrific, and the story moved along very well. I would recommend attending a performance.

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25 events
10 reviews
5 stars
attended Jun 13 2013

I'd never been to the Stoneham Theater, so didn't know what level of experience we'd have. The play sounded interesting, if only from a historical viewpoint. What a surprise to find excellent acting and set design, a fascinating drama, a warm...continued

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Jean Sullivan Hanson
22 events
7 reviews
11 stars
attended Jun 07 2013

Wonderful play, wonderful acting, intimate theatre. We loved our eveing out!

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In the 1920s, The Radium Dial Corporation employed some 4,000 girls and produced watches with brightly lit dials. These were jobs for girls that had never worked before. They didn’t just make money; they made friends. But the radioactive paint they were using made them terribly ill. These Shining Lives tells the story of four women who rejoiced in their new-found camaraderie and found the courage for each other to stand up to the employers that endangered their lives. 

About the Ticket Supplier: Stoneham Theatre

Stoneham Theatre seeks to engage the communities of the Metro North region in the exploration of their common human experience through the production of vital and affecting theatre by established and emerging playwrights, the offering of comprehensive youth education programs and ongoing community outreach initiatives.

Stoneham Theatre is a cultural gathering place dedicated to strengthening community through live theatre and education. Shared stories satisfy a vital human need for connection and link us to a broader world. We produce exceptional professional theatre that invites everyone, whether they have attended theatre in the past or not, to experience this connection in a welcoming, warm environment. In addition, we further the art of live theatre by dedicating a portion of our season to new or rarely performed work. Through our educational programs, we help young people achieve excellence in the performing arts and become engaged and active members of society.