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The Vagina Monologues, by Eve Ensler, a staged reading

Location: UH Hilo Old Gym

Join a diverse cast of UH Hilo students and other community members in the 20th anniversary performance of an Obie Award-winning whirlwind tour of a forbidden zone, The Vagina Monologues introduces a wildly divergent gathering of female voices, including a six-year-old girl, a septuagenarian New Yorker, a vagina workshop participant, a woman who witnesses the birth of her granddaughter, a Bosnian survivor of rape, and a feminist happy to have found a man who “liked to look at it.”

“Ensler breaks taboos by talking, talking and talking some more—stripping fear and shame from what she celebrates here. It makes for quite a party. Funny, outrageous, emotionally affecting, and occasionally angry…The Vagina Monologues confront words to demystify and disarm them. In so doing, Ensler disarms the audience too.”
– Associated Press

Special Restrictions: Community Resource Fair at 6pm
Event Showtime 6:30pm
Talk Back Discussion to Follow

Suggested Donation $10-$20
Students $5

Ticket Sales Contact:
Laura Sherwood (laurabsherwood@gmail.com)
OR
HawCC Info Center 808-934-2800 / hawccinf@hawaii.edu

Volunteers Welcome, Contact Trina Nahm-Mijo at nahmmijo@hawaii.edu

For accommodations, contact the Disability Services Office at 808-932-7623

90% of the proceeds after expenses will be donated to the YWCA - Sexual Assault Support Services and the HawCC Domestic Violence Summit to be held October 2018

For questions about this event, please contact Karishma Kamath at karishma@hawaii.edu

This event is sponsored by the UH Hilo Women's Center and Gender & Women's Studies Program; Hawai'i Community College; and the Grassroots Community Development Group.

For more information, contact: karishma@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7381

Tags: Women's Center Gender & Women's Studies LGBTQ+ YWCA Women's Empowerment Women's Issues Vagina Monologues TVM Eve Ensler Old Gym Women

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