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Date: February 10, 2006
Media Contact: Elizabeth Homan, 301-251-7970; Steve Simon, 301-251-7952

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MC-Rockville, Germantown Students to Perform ‘The Vagina Monologues’
Proceeds from Feb. 25, Mar. 3 Productions to Benefit Women’s Organizations

The Montgomery College Women’s Studies Program and the Women’s Studies Student Group will present two special productions of “The Vagina Monologues,” by Eve Ensler.  The first performance will take place on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m., at the College’s Rockville Campus in the Theatre Arts Arena, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville.  The second performance will take place on Friday, March 3, at 8 p.m., at the Germantown Campus in Globe Hall Auditorium, located in the High Technology and Science Center, 20200 Observation Drive, Germantown. 

The student-run productions feature students, faculty and staff as performers, with all proceeds going to organizations that work to stop violence against women and girls, including My Sister’s Place, a shelter for battered women and their children in Washington, DC; the Elise Martin Crosby Scholarship Fund, which provides educational scholarships to survivors of domestic violence in the Washington, DC metropolitan area; and the Global V-Day Campaign for Justice to ‘Comfort Women, which raises awareness about the plight of survivors of Japan’s military sexual slavery.  The student-run production is part of the V-Day College Campaign, an initiative that encourages students to stage benefit performances of “The Vagina Monologues” in a fundraising effort for women’s organizations. 

“The Vagina Monologues” is collection of monologues that Eve Ensler wrote after interviewing hundreds of women.  The final product is a play that celebrates women and works to raise awareness about both the positive and negative issues that affect women.  “The Vagina Monologues” contains frank language and subject matter and is intended for a mature audience. 

Tickets for “The Vagina Monologues” cost $12 for adults, $6 for students and seniors.  Tickets are available in advance or at the performance.  For information, contact Montgomery College’s Women’s Studies Program at 301-279-5355. 

For disability-related accommodations, call Deborah Stearns, Associate Professor of Psychology, at 301-738-1781. 

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Montgomery College is a public, open admissions community college with campuses in Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park/Silver Spring, plus workforce development/continuing education centers and off-site programs throughout Montgomery County, Md.  The College serves more than 55,000 students a year, through both credit and noncredit programs, in more than 100 areas of study.

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