The Vagina Monologues
The Vagina Monologues is the award-winning play is based on V-Day Founder/playwright Eve Ensler’s interviews with more than 200 women. With humor and grace, the piece celebrates women’s sexuality and strength. Through this play and the liberation of this one word, countless women throughout the world have taken control of their bodies and their lives. For more than a decade, The Vagina Monologues has given voice to experiences and feelings not previously exposed in public and brought a deeper consciousness to the conversation around ending violence against women and girls.
We are donating 100% of the proceeds to charity. 90% of the proceeds will benefit the local charity, Sanctuary for Families, which is a leading New York service provider and advocate of domestic violence, sex trafficking and related forms of gender violence. Every year we empower thousands of adults and children move from fear and abuse to safety and stability, transforming lives through a range of comprehensive services and advocacy. The remaining 10% of the proceeds will go to support the Spotlight on Violence Against Women In the Workplace.The performance will take place on February 7th , 2017 at 7pm at The Players Theater (115 MacDougal St.).
V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day, a non-profit 501c3 corporation, distributes funds to grassroots, national and international organizations and programs that work to stop violence against women and girls. In eighteen years, the V-Day movement has raised over $100 million.
Through V-Day campaigns, local volunteers produce annual benefit performances of The Vagina Monologues to raise awareness and funds for anti-violence groups within their own communities. Each year, thousands of V-Day benefit events take place produced by volunteer activists in the U.S. and around the world, educating millions of people about the reality of violence against women and girls.
Cast: Roseanne Almanzar*, Emily Boromeo*, Wilma Cespedes-Rivera, Lisa Dontzin*, Kristin Feeney*, Morgan Paige Fluss*, Ann Harada*, Karissa Harris*, Marie Ingrisano Isner, Rebecca Larkin*, Dana Aliya Levinson, Kalia Medeiros*, Tanisha Moore, Nancy Opel*, and Janet Sarno*
* These Actors and Stage Managers are appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association.