Venue Details

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Stoneham Theatre
395 Main Street Stoneham, MA 02180
781-279-2200
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6 events
5 reviews
3 stars
You can park for over 2 hours in the municipal lot across the street from Stoneham Theater.
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33 events
24 reviews
5 stars
For a thrifty evening, we ate and had a delicious pizza at Amore across the street from the theater.
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Reviews & Ratings

"These Shining Lives"
10 ratings
4.1 average rating
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24 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
23 events
7 reviews
14 stars
attended Jun 07 2013

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

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Description

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.