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Cue the Protests: Philly Theater Company to Stage Musical Comedy About Abortion
phillymag.com ^ | 7/05/17 | By Victor Fiorillo

Posted on 07/08/2017 7:49:31 AM PDT by blueyon

Normally, when we get a press release from a local theater company about its latest work, the press release includes, you know, the name of the play. But Philly theater company Lightning Rod Special bucked that trend this week went they sent us a notice announcing its musical comedy about abortion, which debuts in August at the Painted Bride.

“We were going with ‘Fetus Chorus,’” explains co-creator Alice Yorke, pictured below. “But there were a lot of mixed feelings about it. The best comment we got was, ‘I understand you want to provoke your audience, but do you want to do that in the theater or before they even get there?’”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathculture; grants; philadelphia; play; prochoice; prolife; theater; womenshealth
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So the play is basically Pro Abortion (even if they do not talk about it) and they claim "We didn’t want to just add heat to that fire" Well then why are you trying to get FREE grant money for your one sided play? Seems like the arts have a fascination with death plays lately...Makes me think about that bible verse from Proverbs 8:36 which says, "...all they that hate me (God) love death" I say No more funding the "ARTS"
1 posted on 07/08/2017 7:49:32 AM PDT by blueyon
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To: blueyon
No more funding the "ARTS"

Let them stand or fall by whether people will pay money to see their plays, concerts or house their artwork. I'm tired of being ripped off to fund people who attack my values. The funding also encourages poor art since grants are given for social agenda not talent, or technical skills.

2 posted on 07/08/2017 7:57:09 AM PDT by JayGalt (Let Trump Be Trump)
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To: blueyon

Would bring a new meaning to starving artists.


3 posted on 07/08/2017 7:57:11 AM PDT by ealgeone
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To: blueyon
Old Bob and Tom song when something like this would come up....

"There's nothing funny, down that road.
Cancer....not funny
Dead puppies... not funny
Abortion... not funny
There's nothing funny down that road!"

4 posted on 07/08/2017 8:02:25 AM PDT by Teacher317 (We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men)
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To: blueyon

They should have Kathy Griffin play the part of the Abortion Doctor who pulls the live baby out of the mother with a pair of tongs and then cuts the baby’s head off with a machete.


5 posted on 07/08/2017 8:02:37 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: blueyon

How sick and perverted one would have to be to find any humor in abortion.

Every abortion is first degree premeditated murder.

Abortion is the offering of a little human baby boy or girl, trapped in the womb, with nowhere to run, nowhere too hide and no one to protect little him or her from a tortuous death sacrifice to the god of abortion, satan.

May our God do to them what they find so humorous about abortion.


6 posted on 07/08/2017 8:05:03 AM PDT by Bob Celeste
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To: blueyon

After the success of a musical about a slut who is so immoral she doesn’t know who is the father of her child, is this that surprising?

When shame disappeared, society began its irrecoverable descent into hell.


7 posted on 07/08/2017 8:05:16 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (The Civil Rights movement compared content of their character to skin color and chose the latter)
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To: Teacher317

“There’s nothing funny down that road!”

Nor do they have any right or intelligence to provoke an audience with the memory of dead children.

rwood


8 posted on 07/08/2017 8:05:24 AM PDT by Redwood71
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To: Bob Celeste

When Christ returns, there is going to be one serious global crapping of pants.


9 posted on 07/08/2017 8:07:59 AM PDT by Right Brother
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To: blueyon

This is horrific.


10 posted on 07/08/2017 8:09:14 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: UCANSEE2

Kathy Griffin is sort of persona non grata almost everywhere she goes. This might be a path back to her former great fame. < /sarcasm >

Then again, sometimes there is just no path back. Even to obscurity. Notoriety shall dog her footsteps all her life.


11 posted on 07/08/2017 8:10:00 AM PDT by alloysteel (The difference between Illinois and Venezuela, is that toilet tissue is still available in Illinois.)
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To: Teacher317

Do the moviemakers here have the song “Highway To Hell” in their soundtrack?


12 posted on 07/08/2017 8:12:28 AM PDT by Pray All Day
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To: blueyon

This world has gone completely insane.


13 posted on 07/08/2017 8:29:14 AM PDT by gattaca ("Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives." Ronald Reagan)
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To: Golden Oldie Song Qigong
Ooops - that should be "theater company", with that song included in their play. (Need some more coffee...)     :-S
14 posted on 07/08/2017 8:31:21 AM PDT by Pray All Day
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To: blueyon

SICK...EVIL WOMEN!!!


15 posted on 07/08/2017 8:56:05 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Bob Celeste

My Tagline.


16 posted on 07/08/2017 8:57:51 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: blueyon

Anybody that would go to see this disgusting farce has no moral sense at all


17 posted on 07/08/2017 9:06:36 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: blueyon
I wonder if the play will have anti-Trump comments.

I happened to be switching channels yesterday and came across the show America Got Talent (NBC). There a man did mocked Trump. I thought his voice was bad and he lacked talent. But 3 out of the 4 judges and one woman judge (blonde iirc) made an anti-Trump comment in.

Now even America Got Talent has decided to go political and promote an agenda.

18 posted on 07/08/2017 9:16:54 AM PDT by Dante3
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To: blueyon

Hey, Emma Watson says abortion is just great so guess it is also funny.


19 posted on 07/08/2017 10:06:25 AM PDT by bgill (CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola.")
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To: Albion Wilde

Painted Bride *PING*


20 posted on 07/08/2017 1:02:34 PM PDT by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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