UH-Clear Lake presents ‘The Vagina Monologues’
HOUSTON — University of Houston-Clear Lake hosts its 4th annual production of “The Vagina Monologues” On Feb. 17 and 18, 2012, at 8 p.m., in the university’s Bayou Building, Bayou Theater, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston.
This powerful play was written by Eve Ensler to help break the taboos that prevent women from openly discussing issues that arise from being a woman, particularly the issue of gender-based violence. Since 1998, her organization, V-Day Campaign, has been using the production as an awareness and fundraising tool in the global movement to end violence against women and girls.
Ninety percent of the funds raised by the UH-Clear Lake production will go to Bay Area Turning Point to support the recovery of survivors of family violence and sexual assault in our community. The remaining 10 percent will go to V-Day Campaign to help build safe houses for the women of Haiti.
An audience member from the 2011 production raved, “It is a celebration laced with fear and grief. Everyone should attend.”
Tickets for the production are $10. For more information on the production and how to purchase tickets, visit http://www.uhcl.edu/vday or contact UH-Clear Lake Coordinator of Women’s and LGBT Services Julie Smith by calling 281-283-2578 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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