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BIRTH Play and discussion in June

From: Kerry M.
Sent on: Sunday, May 27, 2007 10:42 AM
Hello everybody,

I'm passing along a message from Julie Lambert about an exciting upcoming performance and discussion about birth. It would be fun to get a group together to me if you're interested in going.

Hope you're having a wonderful holiday weekend.


Kerry Maiorca
Bloom Yoga Studio


Hello friends,
Please come to a performance of the critically-acclaimed, BIRTH, and meet the playwright, Karen Brody, after the play or the next day to discuss the birth climate in Chicago! See details below.

If you can't make it in June, I am organizing/producing performances of Karen Brody's play, BIRTH, in Chicago in September as a fundraiser for ICAN of Chicago. Please email me for more information.

Please feel free to pass this email along!

thank you,
Julie Lambert
Leader, ICAN of Chicago
[address removed]

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,[masked]/2 W. North Ave. in Chicago, Illinois.

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