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Death, Cancer & Other Bumps In The Road...

solo performance · ...another bump in the road productions! · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States

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“Death, Cancer & Other Bumps In the Road…” this one hour solo show written and performed by Laney Fichera is a powerful and hilarious look at the taboos surrounding death and dying in America. This woman’s journey through her own breast cancer and the loss of her loved ones will inspire, inform and enlighten you. She takes on institutions, doctors and the existing systems in a way that will leave you rolling in the aisles while you’re wiping away your tears! It is truly funny, poignant, heart wrenching, and completely satisfying !

Audience members’ reactions:

Make sure you have a glass of wine and a box of kleenex! I was amazed at Laney’s ability to show such deep emotion and then move on without disrupting the flow of the piece. Such a pro! I had to cry, blow, and laugh all at the same time!! It is so insightful about the process of grieving and remembering our lost loved ones. The hard won life lessons are so well described. Just a beautiful experience to watch. Its universality makes it so relatable everyone can connect to it.

Mary Chickering

Laney, we should be thanking YOU for providing us with a wonderful evening of the talented YOU! We were so impressed with your show— your writing, delivery and mastery of a tough and emotional subject matter blew me away. Laney is one amazing and talented woman.

Ellen Lavinthal

We are absolutely in awe of Laney. Every moment was rich and full and touched on the entire spectrum of emotional life with candid grace. Your timing and storytelling were eloquent and impeccable. LANEY YOU WERE AND ARE AMAZING!!!!!!!

Deborah Corday

production team

laney fichera *
writer/solo artist
rene pena *
box office & house

* Fringe Veteran

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