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Nightwood Theatre Presents: HER2 January 13 to February 1 2015 in Toronto

From a media release:

HER2
By Maja Ardal
Directed by Kim Blackwell


World premiere

January 13-February 1, 2015
Tues-Sat at 8:00 pm, Sat/Sun at 2:00 pm
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander St


TORONTO - An all-star cast features in a probing, heart-wrenching examination of the uneasy relationship between medical science and the human spirit.

Seven women with one thing in common—a highly aggressive form of breast cancer—are recruited for a clinical trial of a new drug. While the researcher measures its progress in terms of blood counts and tumour sizes, the subjects of her experiment, struggle to deal with the renewed dread that paradoxically accompanies this sudden glimmer of hope in their lives. As the group under goes the treatment they bond together into a community characterized not by medical statistics but by their human qualities of courage, humour, and wisdom.

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Playwright Maja Ardal talks about the piece

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