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Come see Birth in Chicago

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I'll be there with my daughter, hope to see some of you!
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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) 436-0683 (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, 773-227-4850

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 [email protected]

2-5 pm, Sweet Pea's Studio, 3717 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, 773-248-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.
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