A series of multi-generational comic-dramatic monologues about pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood. More Work Than a Puppy offers a broad spectrum of motherhood: from getting pregnant to C-sections, empty-nesters to grandmothers, body-image to losing one’s identity. Fasten your car seats, it’s going to be a bumpy ride! (From CPO Website)
10 Actor Ensemble, various roles.
2002, Theatre Passe Muraille
More Work Than a Puppy (or what your mother never told you about procreation) is available through the CPO Website.
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Author’s Note: This show was originally my own birth experience. I rewrote it in 2005 to give a broader perspective of pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood. Times, places, and names may be changes to fit your particular production. If say, you have a fabulous local sex shop – use that instead. Jig dates so that they work with the time of year you are going the show. Have fun!