Elizabeth Kenny

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About Elizabeth Kenny

Actor and playwright Elizabeth Kenny was a healthy thirty-two year-old woman who went to the doctor for a common ailment. A year and a half later, she was in a locked level 5 psych ward. Her two-year odyssey inside the United States’ healthcare system inspired Elizabeth to write and perform a one-woman show, Sick. Following a successful run in Seattle (during which it was extended five times), Sick has been touring the nation.

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Actor and playwright Elizabeth Kenny performs an excerpt from her play dramatizing her horrifying journey through the American medical system.

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