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"Mercy Killers," A Special Play: the Tragedy of the Healthcare Crisis
Date Thursday November 14
Time 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location Details
Unitarian Church, 1187 Franklin
(corner of Geary, #38 bus)
Event Type Concert/Show
Organizer/AuthorJodi Reid
Emailjreid [at]
Special Performance: “Mercy Killers,”
The Personal Tragedy of
The Healthcare Crisis.
Tuesday, November 14, 10 AM
Unitarian Church, 1187 Franklin
(corner of Geary, #38 bus)
Tickets $10, but No One Turned Away

Join the California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA), Senior Disability Action, Gray Panthers of SF, and many other groups for a special presentation of "Mercy Killers," to be followed by a discussion of the healthcare crisis and the need for single-payer, Medicare-For-All system of healthcare, providing equal, accessible, and affordable healthcare for all, regardless of age, job, health, income, or citizenship status.

Joe is blue-collar, made in the USA and proud, but when his uninsured wife is diagnosed with cancer, his patriotic feelings and passion for the ethos of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are turned upside down. In “Mercy Killers,” a new one-man play, Joe struggles with the uniquely American experience of losing your health in the land of plenty. “Mercy Killers reveals the barbarity of it all through the story of Joe, a man who was ‘all about the American dream’ until the system hits, hits, and hits again. A deeply affecting love story, Mike Milligan astonishes.” – Connie Julian, Revolution Books.

Please help us by buying a $10 ticket to make our expenses, after which tickets will be free. To reserve seats, go to or call 415-235-0032 or email jreid [at] .
Added to the calendar on Sunday Oct 13th, 2013 10:32 AM