Nickel and Dimed

Nickel and Dimed poster“Nickel and Dimed”

by Joan Holden, based on the 2001 book of the same title by Barbara Ehrenreich

Directed by Brian EG Cook

October 25 – November 9, 2013*
Extended due to popular demand!

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Following the Sunday, Oct 27 matinee, audience members and the general public were invited to a panel discussion about minimum wage issues, moderated by Cook. The panel included professors from the University’s departments of sociology and psychology, and the School of Management, as well as an academic advisor from the Office of Student Support Services, and the director of the local food bank.

News article

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner featured an article on the production!

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner review of "Nickel and Dimed"

The official Fairbanks Daily News-Miner review.

Rachel Blackwell Barbara
Melissa Buchta Woman, Daughter, Customer, Carlie, Marge, Patient 3, Lady
Daniels Gail, Maddy, Patient 4, Mom
Nicole Cowans Nita, Server 1, Hector, Rich Lady, Patient 1, Melissa
Ian Hendren George, Man, Boyfriend, Stock-boy, Pete, Timid Man
Marley Horner Editor, Philip, Customer, Ted, Howard
Katrina Kuharich Server 2, Joan, Holly, Social Worker, Sari
Nancy Nguyen Teenager, Manager, Cashier, Customer, Nan, Patient 2, Kim
Production Team:
Director: Brian EG Cook
Set, Lighting & Sound Designer: Kade Mendelowitz
Costume Designer: Bethany Marx
Assistant Director: Mary Ludolph
Stage Manager: Steve Keller