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Trudeau travelling to Chicago for his mother's one-woman show

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to Chicago this Mother’s Day weekend with his family to take in Margaret Trudeau’s one-woman show at The Second City.

Margaret Trudeau performing at Second City, reflecting on her life

Margaret Trudeau, seen here in March 2017, is performing at The Second City in Chicago in a one-woman show about her life. (Alastair Grant/The Associated Press)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to Chicago this Mother's Day weekend with his family to take in his mom's one-woman show at The Second City.

Margaret Trudeau's show, Certain Woman of an Age, is being featured at the UP Comedy Club at The Second City, a venue graced by many of America's top comedians over the years.

The show will feature her telling her story, which reportedly includes reflections on her life and challenges therein, including her battles with bipolar disorder and marriage to Pierre Trudeau.

The show is being presented as part of the renowned theatre's Wellness Week, which also includes workshops and seminars on the topic of mental health.

As of Saturday morning, the evening's performance was sold out, but there were still $45 US tickets available for Sunday's matinee.

With files from The Canadian Press

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