Upcoming Performances

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A Special 35 minute Performance!
Sat. May 30, 2015
Lunchtime Series — 12 noon

The Black Box
John Jay College
The City University of NY
524 W. 59th Street, NYC
(W 59 and 10th Ave.)

Featuring performers:
Stacey Linnartz
Krystel Lucas
Claudia Schneider

directed by Francesca Mantani Arkus
created by Cindy Cooper

With works written by: June Jordan, Judith Arcana, Kathy Najimy and Mo Gaffney, Dr. Susan Wicklund, Esosa Edosomwan, Alix Olson, and more! Smart, funny — dangerous!
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May 17, 2015
Reproductive Justice Film Showing
Hell’s Kitchen Arts Festival

Keep an eye out for our newest initiative:
The Reproductive Justice Players!

A Workshop with FaithAloud

WBAI/Joy of Resistance Feminist Film Festival – Brooklyn
“Reproductive Justice Walking Tour” FILM plus Live Performance Excerpts with Stacey Linnartz!
Read more.

The International Women Artists Salon at Dixon Place in NYC

Screening online with the UK Festival of Choice



Visit our Reproductive Justice Walking Tour site!
and see more on this page. See our video for a virtual walk! (Or to do your own!)

JUNE 7, 2014
An interactive event

RJWTbusinesscardAn exciting new project to literally put reproductive justice on the map in our lives, our history and our communities! Our starting place: New York City!

Reproductive Justice Walking Tour, June 7, Honors Pioneers

-A guided walk with a dozen performances through Tribeca and Greenwich Village
-A Roundup and Fair with interactive events, more performances and refreshments

-To put Reproductive Justice on the map in New York City and in our communities, our lives
-To see the connections between social justice and reproductive rights and health
-To mobilize, engage, appreciate our history and current challenges

Visit our Reproductive Justice Walking Tour site!

Follow up Blog: Putting Reproductive Justice on the Map

SEE photos on Tumblr, here.

Like the Reproductive Justice Walking Tour on Facebook!

Join Us on Twitter @ReproJWalk and use this hashtag, too –#ReproJWalk!


Supported by The Puffin Foundation, the Abortion Conversation Project, the Anne Hale Johnson and Arthur Johnson Trust of the Community Foundation of Washington, and individual donors. Partner: Women’s eNews.
Read more here.

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Live Streaming!

LIVE STREAMING performances 2013 in the first-ever WiredArts Fest produced by VirtualArtsTV.

Wired Arts Fest

Groups and individuals around the country and the world participated in a LIVE streaming arts event and conversation on choice!

Read more here, here and here. (UPDATE, June 2013: The stream is ongoing at VirtualArtsTV, here.)

Local organizations coordinated house viewing parties. See the Viewing Party Packet here. And a Free Original Poster pdf or jpeg. Also available for downloading, A FREE APP; read more here.

Joining us for discussions: Amanda Marcotte, blogger at Pandagon, writer; Lori Adelman, a contributing editor at Feministing; Lynn Roberts, founding board member of SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective; and award-winning filmmaker Marion Lipschutz.

Live Streaming Performance Featured:
Crista Marie Jackson, Carl H. Jaynes and Claudia Schneider
Under the direction of Francesca Mantani Arkus;
Stage Manager: Kelly Vieau;  Artistic Consultant: Stacey Linnartz;  Art by Heather Ault, 4000 Years for Choice;  Outreach and Marketing Director: Emma Shakarshy
Marketing and Public Relations Consultant: Ashley Paskalis;  Assistant, Marketing: Tiffany Colasuonno;  Producer: Cindy Cooper

See the Theater Program here.

Read about the first-ever WiredArtsFest on ABC here and Wall Street Journal here.

Words of Choice, Wired Arts Fest and Women — Works by Women blog.

There is No Such Thing as Traditional Activism by Ashley Paskalis — fem2pt0 blog

WOMEN ARTS: Join the Words of Choice Live Streaming Events Mar 1 & 2

Cindy Cooper on her Play, “Words of Choice,” Reproductive Justice and Body image in Adios Barbie

Read about Words of Choice in BUST Magazine

Words of Choice: Daily News Listings

See more details, here.

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