In 1845, two thousand young women in Lowell, MA took on the system and signed a petition for a shorter workday. This is their story.
MILL GIRLS: AN INTERACTIVE EP features four songs from the new musical by Diana Lawrence, Samantha Beach and Jess McLeod, performed by HAMILTON alums Nikki Renée Daniels, Alysha Deslorieux and Nikhil Saboo, with Bri Sudia, Lucy Godínez and violinist Val Vigoda.
For the full interactive experience, LISTEN TO THE EP (below), SIGN A NAME from the original petition in your handwriting (click here for names), then SHARE A PHOTO of your signature to Instagram. Our signatures will be displayed by the Lowell National Historical Park to commemorate the mill girls’ fight for change in 1845 – and our 2021 commitment to winning the war for gender equality.
Then FOLLOW @MillGirlsMusical on Instagram all Women’s History Month for bonus features, action steps, writing prompts and more!