Two performances of A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, & A Prayer. The show will be followed by the 1Billion Rising dance and a brief panel discussion. Admission: Students $2, All Others $10. You are encouraged to donate more to the cause based on individual means, but we don't want our admission price to keep people from attending.
March 21, 2014 18:00 English Newbury College, 129 Fisher Ave, Brookline, Auditorium United States
March 22, 2014 19:00 English Newbury College, 129 Fisher Ave, Brookline, Auditorium United States
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A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and a Prayer
A groundbreaking collection of monologues by world-renowned authors and playwrights, edited by Eve Ensler and Mollie Doyle. These diverse voices rise up in a collective roar to break open, expose, and examine the insidiousness of violence at all levels: brutality, neglect, a punch, even a put-down. The volume features such authors and topics as: Edward Albee on S&M; Maya Angelou on women's work; Michael Cunningham on self-mutilation; Dave Eggers on a Sudanese abduction; Edwidge Danticat on a border crossing; Carol Gilligan on a daughter witnessing her mother being hit; Susan Miller on raising a son as a single mother; Sharon Olds on a bra; Patricia Bosworth on her own physically abusive relationship; Jane Fonda on reclaiming our Mojo; and many more. It is available for you to present as a reading, and includes pieces by and for men. We encourage men to register to host readings in conjunction with other V-Day activities.