Molly's Hammer

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In 1980, Molly Rush, a Pittsburgh housewife and mother of six, walked into a G.E. plant in King of Prussia, Penn., and took a hammer to the nose cone of a nuclear warhead in protest of the buildup of our nuclear arsenal. She and her fellow activists, The Plowshares Eight, including Daniel and Philip Berrigan, went to trial to sound the alarm, and the world was pulled back from the brink of nuclear annihilation for the time being. Molly s Hammer is the fictionalized story of these events, inspired by the book Hammer of Justice by Liane Ellison Norman. Told with humor and love through the competing narratives of Molly and her working-class husband, Bill, Molly s Hammer shines a light on how the choice of ordinary people to take action is what is needed to save our world.

PublisherDramatic Publishing Co.
CategoryFull Length Play
ThemeDrama
TypeScript
AuthorTammy Ryan
ISBN 9781619591554
Music Byn/a
Adapted Byn/a
Based Onn/a
Male2
Female2
Cast3
TypeScript
Performed Bycollege / community / community
Performed Forschool to adult
Royalty PlayDramatic Publishing Co.
Sale Price$19.95 (excl. GST and postage)
Our reference78761


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