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GSL presents ‘Rosie the Riveter’ opens Thursday

The homefront of World War II will take the stage Thursday night with Glencoe-Silver Lake High School’s premiere of “Rosie the Riveter.”
Opening night is Thursday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the GSL High School Auditorium will other performances on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and a Sunday performance at 2 p.m.
Audiences will experience the story of a well-known icon from World War II, Rosie the Riveter and her “We Can Do It” slogan.
The play follows Rosie O’Connell working as a secretary at the closing Eddie’s Auto Parts Factory in the midst of World War II. Wanting to help the cause, Rosie convinces Eddie to keep the shop open under government contract, promising she will find the (wo)manpower. Rosie herself rolls up her sleeves and recruits her fellow women to do all they can to support their boys fighting overseas.  

For more about the play, including a complete cast list, see the April 27 print edition of The Chronicle.