Jones does health disparities in 10 voices (#ahcj09)

AHCJ member Chris King, of the St. Louis American, writes on his blog about Sarah Jones‘ performance on Thursday night at Health Journalism 2009.

Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones

In “A Right to Care,” the Tony Award-winning playwright and performer takes on the multicultural and class components of the U.S. health care system. Her performance highlights the broader racial, ethnic and socioeconomic elements of improving public health.

The character shifts were done almost entirely with her voice. The only props were a few rows of chairs with jackets thrown over them. As she changed characters she changed jackets, and (at most) eyeglasses.

Read all of King’s post, which includes a photo from Jones’ performance.

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