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    At age 27, Austin attorney Sarah Weddington won the landmark 1973 case Roe v Wade that legalized abortion, making her the youngest person to ever successfully argue a case before the Supreme Court. A national debate ensued, and a divide in America endures over this controversial issue. What most people don't know is that after the case, Ms. Weddington and Norma McCorvey ("Jane Roe," the plaintiff), took divergent life paths that reflect the complicated polarization in our culture. Poignant, surprising, and with unexpected humor, this play by Lisa Loomer, directed for Zach Theatre by Jenny Lavery, illuminates the difficult choices women make and the passion each side has for its cause.
    Through April 30. Wed.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2:30pm. $25 and up.  
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    Cohen New Works Festival

    The Cohen New Works Festival is a biennial, weeklong showcase of new work created by UT students and staged in various locations around campus, presenting not only plays, but all mediums of student-generated work. "It's not just an event, but a celebration of a continuously ongoing process." See website for details.
    Through April 7, times and locations vary  

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