TABOOS - West Coast Premiere. A play by Carl Djerassi

Sponsored by National Center for New Plays at Stanford In association with Chemistry, Psychology, Human Biology, and the Clayman Institute


February 10, 2011 – February 12, 2011
8:00 pm –
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Cubberly Auditorium 485 Lasuen Mall, School of Education

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When Harriet met Sally, it was love at first sight – but then the complications began. What makes a parent? Love, genetics, giving birth? This question lies at the center of Carl Djerassi’s newest play TABOOS. Returning to his scientific roots, Djerassi explores the other side of planned parenthood.  When a lesbian couple and an infertile fundamentalist Christian couple each look to have a child, more then biology gets in the way of the idea of the “perfect family.” TABOOS is a disquieting comedy about keeping it all in the family as it explores the unexpected, and often messy, results that arise when emotions and science collide.

Following the February 12th 2 PM matinee performance there will be a panel discussion held in conjunction with the Stanford Medical School free and open to the public.

Admission Info

Tickets are general admission, $25, $20 for seniors, free only for Stanford students. Stanford Tickets by phone at 650-725-2787

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