Politics & Prose in Washington D.C.

Politics & Prose in Washington D.C.
July 15th 2017 @ 6pm
5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 364-1919

Parnassus Books in Nashville, TN

Parnassus Books in Nashville, TN
June 23 2017
6:15 PM arrival
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
3900 Hillsboro Pike Suite 14
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 953-2243
More info at: http://www.parnassusbooks.net/

Barnes and Noble @ 82nd & Broadway

Barnes and Noble @ 82nd & Broadway
June 14th @ 7pm
2289 Broadway
New York, NY 10024
212-362-8835s

Malaprop’s in Asheville, NC

June 20th, 2017
6:45 PM arrival
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
55 Haywood Street
Asheville, North Carolina
800-441-9829

Jenny performs at Tina’s Wish benefit in Boston

287_Tinas_Wish_BostonThe Tina’s Wish inaugural Boston Gathering on March 1st at Morgan Lewis was attended by 120 supporters who helped us raise $46,000 to benefit early detection ovarian cancer research. Guests enjoyed dinner-by-the-bite and cocktails, followed by a powerful and informative program. The audience was riveted by Dr. Jarrod Marto’s medical discussion about the disease and entertained by Jenny Allen, actress and ovarian cancer survivor.

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‘Up Close and Personal’ at The University Women’s Club of Vancouver for Ovarian Cancer Canada

Join Vancouver’s own Vicki Gabereau as she hosts an intimate evening with Jenny Allen in support of Ovarian Cancer Canada.

Jenny Allen, writer (New Yorker, New York Times), performer (I Got Sick Then I Got Better), and cancer survivor, brings her signature wit and heartfelt insights to the discussion about what it’s like to live with ovarian cancer.

The University Women’s Club of Vancouver at Hycroft
Vancouver, BC
Friday, October 28th from 5 pm to 8 pm
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‘I Got Sick Then I Got Better’ at the Lowell General Hospital

Jenny Allen delivers a comic monologue on one woman’s adventures after falling down the medical rabbit hole. Diagnosed with and treated for cancer in 2005, writer and performer Jenny Allen (The New Yorker, The New York Times) tells her story of the harrowing tailspin she took following her diagnosis, combining humor with emotion in a witty and bittersweet monologue. 

October 12, 2016
Lowell General Hospital
Lowell, Mass
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‘I Got Sick Then I Got Better’ at the Four Arts Club

Jenny Allen delivers a comic monologue on one woman’s adventures after falling down the medical rabbit hole. Diagnosed with and treated for cancer in 2005, writer and performer Jenny Allen (The New Yorker, The New York Times) tells her story of the harrowing tailspin she took following her diagnosis, combining humor with emotion in a witty and bittersweet monologue. 

May 2, 2016
Four Arts Club
Christiana Creek Country Club
Elkhart, Indiana
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‘I Got Sick Then I Got Better’ in Saskatchewan, in support of Ovarian Cancer Research and Awareness

I Got Sick Then I Got Better
Jenny Allen will perform I Got Sick Then I Got Better at a fundraiser in support of Ovarian Cancer Research and Awareness. Diagnosed with and treated for ovarian cancer in 2005, Jenny Allen (The New Yorker, New York Times) tells her story of the harrowing tailspin she took following her diagnosis, combining biting humour with searing emotion in a witty, bittersweet monologue that showcases the personal and family collateral damage a life-threatening illness brings.
Do you have the ladyballs to talk about ovarian cancer?  Do you have the ladyballs to do something about the disease?  Do you have the ladyballs to help raise funds for research, increased awareness and support?
WE THOUGHT SO!  This is why you need to attend the first annual
LADYBALLS SHOW & TELL:  An Evening of the Arts

  • Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
  • Conexus Arts Centre, 200 Lakeshore Drive, Regina, SK
  • Tickets:  $150/ticket or $1000/table (income tax receipts will be issued)

FUNdraising Reception:  6:00 – 7:15 cocktails and hors d’oeuvres

Opening Remarks:  Elisabeth Baugh CEO, Ovarian Cancer Canada

Feature Performance:  7:30 – 9:00 – I Got Sick Then I Got Better

A one-woman show by Jenny Allen

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‘I Got Sick Then I Got Better’ at Canadian Conference

I Got Sick Then I Got Better ThumbnailJenny will perform I Got Sick Then I Got Better at the 8th Canadian Conference on Ovarian Cancer Research on May 15. The conference is in Niagara Falls, Ontario, and runs through May 17. To register for the conference, visit the CCOCR website.

Sponsored by Ovarian Cancer Canada. Preceded by a short reception from 17:00-17:30.

I Got Sick Then I Got Better is a comic riff on one woman’s adventures after falling down the medical rabbit hole. Diagnosed with and treated for ovarian cancer in 2005, writer and performer Jenny Allen (The New Yorker, The New York Times) tells her story of the harrowing tailspin she took following her diagnosis, combining biting humor with searing emotion in a witty, bittersweet monologue that limns the personal and family collateral damage a life-threatening illness brings.