hosts award-winning "Vagina Monologues"
faculty and staff are taking on the award-winning play "The
Vagina Monologues" at California State University, Sacramento
to raise awareness and money for the CSUS Women's Resource Center
and the SHARE Institute, an organization working to improve the
health of women around the world.
Performances are at 8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 13-15 at the
University Theatre located in Shasta Hall.
Based on interviews with more than 200 women about their memories
and experiences of sexuality, "Monologues" gives voice
to women's deepest fantasies and fears. "It's hilarious, empowering,
radical and just a really good time," says Jessica Higgins
of the CSUS Women's Resource Center. "It's very moving,"
There are nearly 660 universities around the world presenting the
"Monologues" as part of V-Day, a month-long event that
generates funds for organizations and programs working to stop violence
against women and girls. In its first five years, the V-Day movement
has raised over $14 million, with more than $7 million raised in
Tickets are $8 for students, $15 for general admission and $10 for
groups of 10 or more. They can be purchased at the CSUS Ticket office
at (916) 278-4323 or www.tickets.com.
Media assistance is available from the CSUS public affairs office
at (916) 278-6156.