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New ‘MOM BABY GOD’ production flips the pro-life movement on its head
Theater/Performance Art

Madeline Burrows is the strong force at the front of Boston’s punk outfit Tomboy, and she is taking her first step into full-length solo theater with “MOM BABY GOD,” a play based on undercover research on the youth anti-choice and abstinence-only movements. “MOM BABY GOD” is coming to Davis Square Theatre (not to be confused with the Somerville Theatre down the street) this weekend with performances April 5-7. The three nights are co-presented by Boston Doula Project, Brandeis Women’s and Gender Studies Department, and Boston Hassle. We spoke with Madeline about the show, where her inspiration came from, and how the world at large has reacted to it. More

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Oxford, Cambridge, follow ‘I, Too, Am Harvard’ lead
Human Rights

Last Friday, Harvard students premiered the on-stage performance “I, Too, Am Harvard,” as part of the 16th annual Doctor Walter J. Leonard Black Arts Festival. It came after black students within the Harvard community launched a Tumblr photography campaign in the weeks leading up to the play to raise their voices on the issue of racism on the Cambridge campus. The photos featured black Harvard students holding up signs that read different quotes that they have heard or been the target of while attending the University. The website, and in turn, the play, raised enormous discussion and support beyond Harvard’s campus. More