RE: [homebirth-65] BIRTH Play and discussion in June

From: user 3.
Sent on: Friday, June 15, 2007 4:28 PM
hi all,
I just wanted to send out a reminder to everyone about the reading of BIRTH on the Friday, June 22nd at around the coyote.
Also, if planning on attending the gathering on Saturday, June 23rd with Karen Brody at Sweet Pea's, please RSVP to me at [address removed].  Please feel free to pass this email along!
Julie Lambert
Leader, ICAN of Chicago
Organizer/Producer, BOLD in Chicago
Be BOLD in September 2007!
"Now is the time to make maternity care mother-friendly for mothers today and future generations of mothers. Now is the time to be BOLD."
~Karen Brody, founder, BOLD

a play by Karen Brody
Friday, June 22, 2007, 2pm

Around the Coyote Gallery Arts Complex ,1935-1/2 W. North Ave. ,Chicago

Tickets: $5

Admission is first-come, first-served basis; reservations will not be accepted. 

Box office info line: (347)[masked] (info only).   Box office accepts cash or checks only; sorry, no credit cards.


Two opportunities to meet the playwright of BIRTH/founder of BOLD!
Friday, June 22, 2007
directly after the play Karen will hold an informal talkback about the themes in the play at a local cafe
4.30pm, Filter, 1585 N. Milwaukee ,Chicago, [masked]

Saturday, June 23, 2007
Calling all mothers, activists, and maternity care professionals...Come tell Karen about the birthing climate in Illinois! (gathering may be videotaped)
Please RSVP to
[address removed]

2-5 pm, Sweet Pea’s Studio, 3717 N. Ravenswood, Chicago,[masked]-YOGA


About the play
Birth is a documentary-style play based on over one hundred interviews Karen Brody conducted with mothers across America who gave birth after 2000. It tells the true stories of 8 women painting a portrait of how low-risk, educated women are giving birth in America today. Birth is currently part of BOLD, a global "theatre for social change" movement to make maternity care more mother-friendly.

About the playwright
Karen Brody is a mother, playwright, journalist and birth activist. She is currently the founder of Birth On Labor Day (BOLD) a global movement to make maternity care mother-friendly around the world. To learn more about the play and BOLD go to

About the festival
Chicago HER-RAH! 2007: A Festival of The World's Best Women Playwrights And Their New Plays , on June 21-24, 2007 at Around the Coyote Gallery Arts Complex, 1935-1/2 W. North Ave. in Chicago, Illinois.  


Presented by



the International Centre
for Women Playwrights (ICWP)


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