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MOM BABY GOD- performance

MOM BABY GOD @ Portland's Refuge PDX
March 05, 2014 8:00 PM - March 06, 2014 8:00 PM
This is my event.
An undercover look into activism, adolescence and abstinence in the pro-life movement.
MOM BABY GOD is a new one-woman political theatre piece that takes audiences inside the anti-abortion movement. The show follows an up-and-coming teenage anti-abortion activist as she navigates the political terrain at the fictionalized Students for Life of America Conference. Six other characters-from priests to abstinence-only sex educators-provide humorous, insightful and shocking looks into the movement.

MOM BABY GOD brings live theatre and political activism together in a powerful new way. Audiences are immersed in the tactics and rhetoric of the anti-abortion movement as they don name-tags upon entrance into the performance space and become conference participants. MOM BABY GOD aims to inspire renewed commitment to reproductive rights advocacy by exposing how effectively the anti-abortion movement is stripping away women's reproductive rights.

Forty years after Roe v. Wade, MOM BABY GOD explores how girls develop a sense of self and sexuality amidst the ongoing political backlash against feminism and reproductive rights. Developed by reproductive rights activist, actor and playwright Madeline Burrows, MOM BABY GOD is based on a year of immersive research and interviews at anti-abortion conferences, fundraisers and rallies.

Visit us at:  http://www.mombabygod.com/