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Motherhood–The Journey

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Motherhood–The Journey

Motherhood–The Journey

MomsBloom will present Motherhood–The Journey on Thursday, October 8, at Wealthy Theatre in Grand Rapids. Local actors, dancers and musicians will perform this theatrical fundraiser that explores mothering—from wanting a baby to having a baby and all the juicy details in between. One mother’s honest anecdotes on pregnancy, labor, delivery, grandparents, fathers, husbands and child rearing will weave their way through topical songs, dances and scenes from some of Grand Rapids’ most well-known performers. Poignancy and humor will be coupled to make for an enjoyable, thought provoking and entertaining evening at the theatre to raise money for the work of local nonprofit, MomsBloom. Visit http://www.momsbloom.org to learn more or to buy tickets! Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets $40 per person and include light appetizers prior to the show and a dessert reception following the show sponsored by The Gilmore Collection. Performances by: Francesca Amari: Awesome Aunt and national cabaret vocalist Jill Anderson: Mom, writer and singer Edye Evans-Hyde: Mom and world renowned jazz vocalist Mita Fitzjohn: Working Mom and Forlorn Actress Duke Greene: Uncle and singer, songwriter Julianne Howe-Bouwens: Step-Mom and singer, writer, actress Maureen Kirkwood: Mom, Singer, Advocate for Children’s Health Drew Nelson: Uncle and singer/songwriter Amy Osborn: Mom and Grand Award winning actress Sammy A. Publes: Dad & TV/Film actor and Grand Award winning stage actor Mary Beth Quillin: Mom, teacher, director, actress Greg Rogers: Dad, Grandpa & TV actor and Grand Award winning stage actor Sheri Beth Schafer: Mom and Second City trained actress Don Smith: Dad and tap dancer Emilie Smith Meyering: Mom and dancer Michael Sobie: Uncle and pianist Amy Wilson: Mom and ballerina

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