WITH THRIVE MAMA COLLECTIVE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2016
SHOWS AT 2:00PM AND 8:00PM
The critically acclaimed play Birth is based on BOLD founder/playwright Karen Brody's interviews with 118 mothers. With humor and passion, the piece celebrates the deep power that's available to every woman giving birth. Through this play mothers throughout the world have started being BOLD, believing that their bodies rock and they've taken control of their births. The play Birth has given voice to the story of childbirth as told by mothers, an experience that previously had not been given any theatrical attention. Through the play and all the highly commitment BOLD communities who have produced the play in hundreds of locations around the world since 2006 a deeper consciousness around childbirth issues has emerged and contributed to the conversation around improving childbirth for women. Today the play Birth has reached over 100,000 people and raised nearly 1 million dollars to improve childbirth.
Tickets are available at sliding-scale pricing ($15-$100). Our productions of BIRTH are fundraising events for organizations working towards mother-friendly maternity care. Please help us make our fundraiser a huge success by purchasing a higher-priced ticket if you can!
***All seating is general admission***
***Two performances are available (2pm and 8pm)
***We hope to also have a BOLD Talkback event after each performance with a panel of expert birth professionals to discuss potential solutions for our current maternity care issues.
Please consider purchasing a BOLD MAMA message to be printed in the playbill, in honor of your mom, grandmother, daughter, sister, best friend, wife, midwife, doula - or in honor of all birthing women! (Purchase through eventbrite link)
Please consider becoming a sponsor and advertisting in our playbill! E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!
Proceeds to Benefit:
*ICAN Oklahoma Chapter - The International Cesarean Awareness Network
ICAN's mission is to improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary cesareans through education, providing support for cesarean recovery, and promoting Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC).
What is BOLD?
BOLD (Birth On Labor Day) is a global movement to make maternity care mother-friendly focused on grassroots events that use the arts to get communities to educatethemselves, speak their truth and take action on maternity care issues.
BOLD is an awareness-raising and fundraising opportunity for groups, organizations and individuals to support mother-initiated dialogue and solutions to maternity care.
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