Getting it off our chests: Stories from breast cancer survivors
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
WHEN: Tuesday, June 5th; the performance begins at 7:30pm sharp
WHERE: The Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, 641 D St. NW
Breast cancer survival stories are as different as the women who live them. Join Philips Healthcare and The Moth to hear three unexpected, funny, poignant and ultimately inspiring tales of discovery, treatment and triumph.
This live storytelling event will feature tellers Sally Barnes, Christine Delucchi and Marjorie Stromberg Miller. It will be hosted by Ophira Eisenberg, a stand-up comic, storyteller, author and host of NPR's Ask Me Another. She performs stand-up regularly at comedy clubs in New York City, and headlines across the US, Canada and Europe.
The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling, and a recipient of a 2012 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions. Through its ongoing programs, The Moth has presented more than three thousand stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. The Moth podcast is downloaded more than 15 million times a year.
Philips Healthcare is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people's lives through timely innovations.Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of "sense and simplicity."
For more information, please e-mail Amy Ellison-Cherny at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 202-572-2023.