By Lisa Loomer
Directed by Bill Rauch
Co-production with Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Arena Stage
Roda Theatre · March 3 – April 2, 2017
World premiere production
Running time: 2 hours and 10 minutes, plus one 15-minute intermission
In turns shocking, humorous, and poignant, Roe cuts through the headlines and rhetoric to reveal the divergent personal journeys of Roe v. Wade lawyer Sarah Weddington and plaintiff Norma McCorvey (“Jane Roe”) in the years following the fateful decision.
Roe includes gunshot sound effects and the use of an e-cigarette. Berkeley Rep offers an advisory about any stage effect of potential concern to patrons’ health. We don’t offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have any concerns about content, please contact the box office.