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Wednesday, October 17, 2007


Many of you have asked what you can do for the clinic. The doors are open, we're seeing patients, and we're loving all the supportive notes. One thing you can do is join us for a presentation of Emma!

The TRAP DOOR THEATRE is graciously donating 100% of tickets proceeds on Friday, October 26, 8pm to PP/CA's effort to keep our Aurora Health Center open! Seats to this special event are limited and tickets are $30.

When: Friday, October 26 at 8pm

Where: Trap Door Theatre- 1655 West Cortland Ave. Chicago, IL 60622

For Information/Reservations: 773.384.044. To purchase tickets online visit:


Written by: Howard Zinn

Directed by: Kate Hendrickson

Howard Zinn (The Playwright): Historian, author, and a pivotal figure in the American Left, Howard Zinn has written over a dozen books. Among them are his now classic "A People’s History of the United States". He is professor emeritus at Boston University. Zinn has received the Lannan Foundation Literary Award for Non Fiction and the Eugene V Debbs award for writing and political activism. His plays Emma and Marx in Soho have been performed internationally.

Zinn's drama "Emma" is based on the life of American Anarchist Emma Goldman. Passionate, audacious, an notorious Emma was also a popularizer of the arts, a defender of civil liberties and a proponent of birth control and a free love advocate. Emma explores not only her political life but also the friendships and tumultuous love affairs that sustained and inspired her. "Emma" has been performed in New York, Boston, London and Tokyo. This is its Chicago premier.

Please join us for a fabulous night of local theater!

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