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Rebel Women Remember the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm| 5-10
Online Admission: $7/$5 Reliquary Members
Door Admission: $10/$8 Reliquary Members
In conjunction with our front-room exhibition of Robin Berson’s Triangle Fire Memorial Quilt, we proudly welcome Robin Berson and a number of poets and performers from the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition for an evening of performance, poetry, and song in remembrance of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire victims.
Robin Berson: A presentation on the Triangle Fire Memorial Quilt
Bracha Nechama Bomze: Reading of the Triangle Fire segment from her book-length poem, Love Justice
Phyllis Capello: Telling the story of how she came to write her prizewinning poem: Factory Girls, Bangkok followed by performing a song inspired by the young women who perished in the Triangle fire.
Paola Corso: Reading from Once I Was Told the Air Was Not for Breathing.
Annie Rachele Lanzillotto: Performing her iconic songs Ballad of Joe Zito (elevator operator at the Triangle Factory) and Girls Girls, Where Did You Work Last Night?
LuLu LoLo: Performing an excerpt from her play Soliloquy for a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire and Rose Schneiderman’s historic speech of April 2, 1911