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2008

FMU to host Vagina Monologues

The Francis Marion University Theatre will present “The Vagina Monologues” by Eve Ensler on Feb. 15. Sponsored by the FMU Fine Arts Department and directed by FMU Associate Professor of Theatre History Dawn Larsen, the play will begin at 8 p.m. in the Hyman Fine Arts Center’s theatre.

Tickets cost $10 with proceeds from the play benefiting the Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault. A special pre-production reception also will be held at the Hyman Fine Arts Theatre. The cost for it is $25, which includes admission to the play. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.

"The Vagina Monologues," a program that raises awareness about violent acts committed against women across the world is Ensler’s pioneering play celebrating the female and female sexuality, as well as a plea to stop violence against women. Since Ensler first performed the Monologues in 1997, more than 800 productions have been staged in over 30 countries.

For tickets or additional information about the monologues, call FMU Professor of Theatre Arts Keith Best at 843-661-1549.

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Last Published: February 1, 2008 9:15 AM
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