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"Vaginas" for a Cause

The University of Southern Indiana will host V-Day USI, a benefit production of Eve Ensler's award-winning play The Vagina Monologues, for the seventh year in a row.

V‑Day USI is a local effort within the worldwide context of the 2013 V-Day Campaign and will be staged at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 28, and Friday, March 1, in Forum 3, located in the Forum Wing of the Wright Administration Building. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. each night.

Tickets, $7, will be available at the door. This year's cast includes new and returning performers including USI employees Lauren Anderson, Alice Shen, Mary Lyn Stoll, and Melinda York.

Student performers include Elizabeth Beam, Ariana Beedie, L.J. Dagley, and Alexandra Levine, and alumni Becca Pitzer and Izzy Tenbrook. V-Day USI is sponsored by USI's Philosophy Club, Face of Feminism, Gender Studies, and Human, Environmental, and Animal Rights (HEAR).

Proceeds will benefit Willow Tree of Posey County and the V-Day Fund for One Billion Rising. Willow Tree of Posey County is a local organization that provides crisis counseling, legal advocacy, and general support for women and girls who have experienced sexual assault and domestic violence. To learn more about V‑Day USI contact Stoll at mlstoll@usi.edu.

Click here to learn more about V‑Day and its campaigns.

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