University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Theatre & Film
Nickel and Dimed
“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.
Post performance panel discussion
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner featured an article on the production!
The official Fairbanks Daily News-Miner review.
Woman, Daughter, Customer, Carlie, Marge, Patient 3, Lady
Gail, Maddy, Patient 4, Mom
Nita, Server 1, Hector, Rich Lady, Patient 1, Melissa
George, Man, Boyfriend, Stock-boy, Pete, Timid Man
Editor, Philip, Customer, Ted, Howard
Server 2, Joan, Holly, Social Worker, Sari
Teenager, Manager, Cashier, Customer, Nan, Patient 2, Kim
Brian EG Cook
Set, Lighting & Sound Designer:
Zd19 Rachel Blackwell & Marley Horner
Zc10 Ian Hendren, Melissa Buchta, Nancy Nguyen
Zb15 Rachel Blackwell, Ian Hendren, Melissa Buchta & Nancy Nguyen