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rosie the riveter

March 9-11, 2017

An original musical written by playwright Jeff Duncan and composer Brian Buckner, Rosie the Riveter tells the remarkable story of the women who came to Michigan from all across the country and all walks of life to fill thousands of factory jobs left empty by men suddenly called to war. With their determination, strength of character, and backbreaking labor, these extraordinary women rallied a nation as they produced B-24 bombers, a plane an hour, day in and day out for the duration of World War II.  This is a production that not only brings history alive, but will inspire respect and admiration for the capacity of these Rosies to accomplish more than anyone could have imagined.  Funded in part by the Ford Motor Company Fund.

Designed for ages 9 and up.  


Thursday, March 9, 2017  -  10 AM

Friday, March 10, 2017  -  10 AM + 12:30 PM

Saturday, March 11, 2017  -  2 PM


$15 for adults, $10 for youth/seniors, discounts available for groups of 10 or more

Purchase tickets at the door, online, or by calling Wild Swan Theater at 734-995-0530

Towsley Auditorium - Washtenaw Community College

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