Bryan Haeffele photosRomance and politics will collide on the Clune Center stage May 18-20, when Wilton High School presents The Pajama Game, a Tony Award-winning musical based on Richard Bissell\u2019s 1953 novel 7\u00bd Cents. The Pajama Game takes place in the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where new superintendent Sid Sorokin, played by senior Ben Senneff, falls for feisty union representative Babe Williams, played by junior Rachel Strazza. Their romance begins to blossom \u2014\u00a0that is,\u00a0until Sleep-Tite employees are refused a seven-and-a-half-cent raise, and the pair find themselves on different sides of a union protest. The Pajama Game follows Sid and Babe as they try to figure out how to love one another when the principles they value most are tearing them apart. Director Meredith Walker said The Pajama Game was selected for this year\u2019s spring musical because it\u2019s \u201cimportant to expose kids to shows they haven\u2019t heard of.\u201d \u201cLast year was Beauty and the Beast, so this year we thought we\u2019d mix it up,\u201d she said, adding that \u201cthe production of The Pajama Game is quite timely as our nation is currently dealing with the complexities of labor relations.\u201d Brooke Amodei\u00a0\u2014 a member of the cast, president of the Little Theater Club, and a Warrior Words columnist \u2014\u00a0said The Pajama Game is \u201cboth musically and visually captivating.\u201d \u201cAlthough it\u2019s not as well known as other productions, we encourage people of all ages to come and see our play and experience the incredible talent this cast has to offer,\u201d she said. \u201cYou will not be disappointed.\u201d Showtimes for the Wilton High School production are: Thursday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 19, at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at 4 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students, and may be purchased at wiltonhighschool.org. Information: 203-834-4844.