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Saturday
14
APR

Mission Abort in aid of Women on Waves

15:00
16:30
Drayton Arms Theatre
Event organized by Drayton Arms Theatre

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We are delighted to be doing this very special performance in aid of Women on Waves, a chairty which aims to prevent unsafe abortions and empower women to exercise their human rights to physical and mental autonomy (www.womenonwaves.org).

FREE entry with donations at the door.

One in three women in the UK will at some point choose to terminate a pregnancy. Worldwide, the number is one in four. Mission Abort is the important story about the human being behind the choice.

Strong opinions on the legislation around female reproductive rights are voiced on a daily basis; Mission Abort “breaks the taboo around abortion with flair and gusto” (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine) by telling the story of one woman’s actual experience – from discovering she is pregnant, to making the decision, following it through and getting on with life afterwards.

Described by The Stage as “a frank and funny glimpse into the mental and physical trauma of abortion", this explosive one-woman play invites the audience along for a laugh-cry rollercoaster journey – asking the big question: how can a choice that is so right be so hard?

Mission Abort saw its world premiere at the 70th Edinburgh Festival Fringe, performing at Gilded Balloon’s Rose Theatre venue to great acclaim before headlining the Festival of Choice 2017. Earlier this year, Mission Abort appeared at The Space 2018 and VAULT Festival 2018.