The Vagina Monologues” will take place in the Teatro de la Palestra in the middle of Ciudad Colón. Ninety percent of ticket sales will benefit CEFEMA, a local women’s organization, while the remaining 10 percent will go to One Billion Rising, Ensler’s antiviolence nonprofit. The show takes place on International Women’s Day, a holiday proclaimed by the United Nations in 1977.
The show stars 17 performers, most of whom are graduate students and are new to acting. The cast hails from such diverse nations as South Korea, India, South Africa and the United Kingdom. While most of the 14 monologues will be performed in the original English, one will be spoken in Spanish.
When Eve Ensler first performed “The Vagina Monologues” in New York City in 1996, the slogan was, “Spread the Word.” Eighteen years later, the word is officially spread: The play has been performed innumerable times around the world, in multiple languages and by actors as diverse as the human genome.
Promotional Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzdRXqQsLo4&feature=youtu.be
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