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"These Shining Lives" Theatrical Production

Presented by Birmingham-Southern College Dept of Theatre at College Theatre - Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham AL

May 02 - 05 2019
"These Shining Lives" Theatrical Production

The play dramatizes the danger women faced in the workforce in the 1920s.

These Shining Lives is not a depiction of women as victims. It’s a story of four women fighting to right their victimization reflects Pat Anderson-Flowers, former interim vice president for advancement at Birmingham-Southern College who is guest-directing the play. Dr. Alan Litsey, BSC professor of theatre, is serving as the show’s producer.

“The play highlights ordinary women in the 1920s and 30s who took on the extraordinary, groundbreaking task of holding corporate America accountable

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Tickets are $15 for the general public; $10 for students. Reserve tickets by calling the Theatre Box Office at (205) 226-4780 or going online; Box Office hours are 1-4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. Children 6 and under are not admitted.

Contact: 205-226-4780



Additional time info:

Litsey, along with theatre faculty and students, will present the Provost’s Forum “These Shining Lives: Designing and Researching a Story of Transcendence” on Tuesday, April 30 at 11 a.m. in the College Theatre/The Underground. It is free and open to the public.

The theatre program will host an opening night dinner on Thursday, May 2 at 6 p.m. in the Executive Dining Room of the Norton Campus Center. BSC junior theatre students Matthew Torbett, set designer, and Gracie Vaughan, dramaturg, will share a presentation on their design and research process at the dinner. Tickets are $22 and will be on sale beginning April 11; make reservations for dinner at

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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