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Upcoming performance of 'The Clinic' will depict the lives of Kansas abortion providers

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The first rehearsal for the cast of "The Clinic," which will be performed July 18 in the West Bottoms.

A one-time dramatic reading of Will Brumley's play "The Clinic" will take place on July 18 during KC Fringe Fest.

Written years prior to the overturn of Roe v. Wade, "The Clinic" follows the friendships and struggles of health care providers in one of the last abortion clinics in Kansas.

A cast member and the director joined Up To Date to discuss what moved them to be part of this production and what attendees can expect from the performance.

  • Diane Bulan, director
  • Nancy Marcy, actress

"The Clinic" at Kansas City Fringe Fest, 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 18 at Upside Bungee, 1101 Mulberry St., Kansas City, Missouri 64101

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