Benefits and Galas
by Alison Lieby Oh my god, a show About Abortion announces bake sale and funds to support access to abortion
The event will feature more than 20 New York bakeries and donate all proceeds to Brigid Alliance.
Oh my god, a show about abortion Writer and comedian Alison Leiby is teaming up with pastry chef Natasha Li Pickowicz (Never Ending Taste, Flora Bar, Café Altro Paradiso) for a one-day-only bake sale in support of abortion access. The event will take place June 4 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Cherry Lane Theater and all proceeds will benefit Brigitte Alliance (a non-profit organization that arranges and funds travel and other needs to help individuals nationwide access abortion care).
More than 20 NYC bakeries and chefs are donating their treats to the event, including Never Ending Taste, Dame, Claire Saffitz, Camille Becerra, Lani Halliday’s Brutus Bakeshop, Don Angie, Yellow Rose, King, Vallery Lomas, Bad Taste of Jen Monroe, Frenchette, Marlow & Sons, Zoe’s Doughies by Zoe Kanan, Sophia Roe, Carla Lalli Music, Claudia Fleming, Gage & Tollner, Ovenly, Morgenstern’s, Judy Kim, Split Eights, Parlor Coffee, Fox Bread Bakery by Daniel Skurnick , Ursula, and the Jewish Food Society.
are also available Oh my god, a show about abortion tote bags. Bags filled with donated goods will be sold for $125 and empty bags will be available for $35. Bake sale vouchers will go on sale to the public on May 25 at noon ET at show website for $7, with a limit of 10 vouchers per person. Each voucher is worth one bakery item. Ticket holders for the June 4 performance will get early access
The recently extended show is directed by Lila Neugebauer and presented by vast city co-creator and star Ilana Glazer. The show sees Leiby tell the story of a memorable summer that involved a chilling visit to the “Fertility” section of a Missouri CVS, two root canals, and, finally, a trip to Planned Parenthood. The solo exhibit officially opened at the Cherry Lane Theater on May 5 and is currently running through June 30.