The City Reliquary Museum
REBEL WOMEN REMEMBER THE TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST FACTORY FIRE
A fundraiser for the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition
Friday, May 5, 7-9 PM
Online Admission: $7/$5 Reliquary Members
Door Admission: $10/$8 Reliquary Members
Join us at the closing of our front-room exhibition of Robin Berson’s Triangle Fire Memorial Quilt, for an evening of remembrance through performance, poetry, and song.
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