UPDATE: Review by Avimaan Syam for the Austin Chronicle, March 4
UPDATE: Review by Bastion Carboni at Austinist.com, February 26
UPDATE: Review by Jeanne Claire van Ryzin at Statesman's Austin360 "Seeing Things" blog, February 21
UPDATE: Review by Ryan E. Johnson at examiner.com, February 18
UPDATE: Review by Tracy Medberry for "A-Team" of Greater Austin Creative Alliance, February 17
UPDATE: Robert Faires interviews playwright C. Denby Swanson, Austin Chronicle, February 11
A Brief Narrative of an Extraordinary Birth of Rabbits
by C. Denby Swanson
Directed by Jenny Larson, set designs and puppetry by Connor Hopkins, original music by Graham Reynolds.
February 11 –March 6, Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m.
Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 E Manor Rd
$15 admission For reservations and more information, call (512) 474- SVT6 or visit www.SalvageVanguard.org.
In England in 1725, a young woman named Mary Toft was several weeks pregnant with her third child, and the family was hungry. She chased rabbits through her fields, hoping catch one and cook it. But the rabbit always got away.
Soon after, she went into labor - and miscarried a rabbit. During the course of the next four months, Toft claimed to give birth 18 times to rabbits, or pieces of rabbits. Two of the three prominent physicians who examined Mary Toft believed that her rabbit pregnancy was scientifically possible.
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