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MiraCosta College Theatre Presents ‘These Shining Lives’


  • WHEN Multiple dates from Nov 10 - Nov 20, 2016[days & times]
  • WHERE MiraCosta College Oceanside, 1 Barnard Dr., Oceanside, CA
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $11 - $16

MiraCosta College Theatre Department presents the drama, "These Shining Lives," a true story written by Melanie Marnich.

The play centers on four women—they have good jobs painting glow-in-the-dark watch faces at Chicago’s Radium Dial Company, and the 1920s seem full of promise. The war is over, the economy booming, and the women celebrate their newly found prosperity. Tragedy comes when the women begin falling ill, one by one, with mystifying ailments. When the cause of their symptoms finally becomes clear, the women must find a way to deal with their own inconvenient truth: that the job they love has betrayed them.

Play dates are scheduled for Nov. 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and November 13, 19 and 20 at 2 p.m. A preview performance is scheduled for Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the preview performance are $11 for all seats.

General admission is $16; seniors/staff, $13; students, $11. Tickets are available online at or by calling the MiraCosta College Box Office at (760) 795-6815.

Children under the age of 5 are not admitted to the theatre.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending. Check local COVID-19 restrictions and updates.

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