UNCA Hosts Performance of "The Vagina Monologues;"
Proceeds to Benefit Our Voice
UNC Asheville's Women Acting in Liberation student group will host a
performance of the award-winning play "The Vagina Monologues" at
7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, and at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb.
14, in UNCA's Humanities Lecture Hall. Doors open 30 minutes before each
performance. Admission is free for students and $8 suggested donation for general admission. All proceeds will benefit Our
Voice, an organization that advocates for the compassionate and
fair treatment of sexually assaulted persons.
UNCA's production, featuring a cast of UNCA students and faculty, is
staged in cooperation with the V-Day
Campaign. This annual campaign allows communities to produce the
show royalty-free to raise money for groups working to stop violence
Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" gives voice to a chorus
of poignant, brave, highly original and thoroughly human stories. Based on
interviews with a diverse group of women -- from a Long Island antique
dealer to a Bosnian refugee -- the play explores the humor, pain, wisdom,
mystery and excitement of women's bodies.
This Obie Award-winning play has been called "a bona fide
phenomenon" by the New York Times and "a work of art and a piece
of cultural history" by Variety.
For more information, call student organizer Katie McClure at
- Katie McClure, UNCA senior and event organizer, 828/255-2732
- Jill Yarnall, UNCA Public Information Assistant Director,