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    :: Saturday, September 16, 2006 ::

    "The Triangle Factory Fire Project" - Rochester Repertory Theatre Company of Rochester, Minnesota
    On Saturday, March 25, 1911 at 4:45 p.m., a discarded cigarette ignites a fire in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory off Manhattan’s Washington Square. Panic erupts. In the space of 28 minutes the fire is brought under control - but 146 Polish, Russian and Italian female immigrant workers are dead. Historic accounts of the tragedy serve as resources for telling how the enraged outcry inspired by the shocking acquittal of those held responsible, shape social, political and economic policies for decades to come.

    Performance Dates: September 15-16, 21-23, 28-30, October 5-7, 2006
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