NICKEL AND DIMED

Genre: Comedy
by Joan Holden, directed by David Dalton

The play features the character of Barbara Ehrenreich, a journalist who is given an assignment to try to live as a woman working minimum wage jobs for a month. Barbara tackles the job, traveling to three different cities to find housing and employment – as a nursing home worker, waitress, housecleaner, and store employee. NICKEL AND DIMED asks – can a middle-aged, middle-class white woman make it on minimum wage in middle America?


About the Company: 3Graces Theater Co.

3GRACES THEATER CO. was founded in 2004 with a mission to stage women's stories, deliver solid dramaturgy, build a strong ensemble, and give back to the community. 3Graces kicked off its inaugural season last November with A PIECE OF MY HEART by Shirley Lauro, the first of its mainstage War Stories series which will be continued by LADYHOUSE BLUES. 3Graces donated part of the proceeds from A PIECE OF MY HEART to the American Red Cross. Running in repertory was the company's first GraceNotes production, David's Balls, a solo piece starring company member Margot Avery.

Open:   10/05/06
Close:   10/28/06

Schedule:
Thursday through Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm
Additional performance on Saturday, October 28 at 3pm
Theater:   Bank Street Theater
Address:   155 Bank Street
New York, NY 10014
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Cost:$20.00
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Company: 3Graces Theater Co.         Official Web Site: www.threegracestheater.org