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SFGH Cancer Patients to Perform Original Theater Piece

By UCSF Today | June 27, 2007

The Araceli Theater Project presents a multilingual theater event, titled "Touched by Cancer: Humoring the Tumor," at two San Francisco locations beginning Thursday, June 28.

Written and conceived by cancer survivors, this diverse, community-based ensemble performs an original script and production that give voice to the complex personal, political and spiritual beliefs surrounding the cancer experience.

A short documentary film directed by Amal Kouttab accompanies the performance, and captures the process preceding the performance. Experienced theater director Flavia Alejandra Maucci directs the theatrical production.

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