Nan and the Lower Body (The Pap Smear Play)

By Jessica Dickey
Directed by Giovanna Sardelli

8/11 @ 3pm • 8/17 @ 8pm

In the mid-60s, Dr. George Papanicolaou invented the Pap smear, saving many lives but creating moral dilemmas in the process. In this frank and feminist play, good-humored Dr. Pap has great mysteries to unravel and a bright assistant with dark secrets to hide.


Nan and The Lower Body (The Pap Smear Play) was originally commissioned by the Manhattan Theatre Club, Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director, Barry Grove, Executive Producers with funds provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation




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