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Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region Hosts Benefit Performance of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" on Wednesday, March 18, 2009

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Joan Carr
Director of Community Affairs
(901) 725-3008


Published: 03.03.09| Updated: 03.26.09

On Wednesday, March 18, 2009, Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region will host a benefit performance of Eve Enslerís Vagina Monologues.

What: Eve Enslerís Vagina Monologues
When: March 18, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. Come at 7:00 p.m. for complimentary wine bar!
Where: The Circuit Playhouse, 1705 Poplar Avenue
Cost: Tickets $40 each

Enslerís Obie-award winning masterpiece gives voice to womenís deepest wishes and fears. Itís based on interviews with more than 200 women about their memories and experiences of sexuality. The Vagina Monologues is a candid, funny, sometimes painful and always insightful celebration of womanhood! A cast of talented locals will leave you laughing, crying and thinking long after the show is over.

This particular performance of the Vagina Monologues is unique in that includes a monologue written by Eve Ensler especially for transgender women that will be read by Darlene Fike, a gender counselor who is herself a transgender woman. This will be the first time the transgender monologue has ever been performed in Memphis.

All proceeds from the March 18th performance will go to Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region to support its health center, family planning and educational efforts. Please join us to support the important work we do to benefit women of the MidSouth!

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Shoshana Creech at (901) 725-3051 or shoshcreech@ppgmr.org. Tickets can also be bought on line at www.ppgmr.org.

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Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR), founded in 1938, is an affiliate of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. PPGMRís mission is to ensure broad public access to reproductive and related health care through clinic services, education, advocacy and community partnerships in serving 42 counties in West Tennessee, North Mississippi and East Arkansas.

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