Benefiting The Retreat
Directed by Jenna Mate | Produced by Valerie diLorenzo & Amy Kirwin
Saturday, February 24 | 2 PM and 7 PM* | $15 ($12 for Seniors, $10 for Students)
ONLINE SALES FOR THE 7 PM PERFORMANCE ARE NOW CLOSED. TICKETS MAY STILL BE PURCHASED AT THE DOOR!
An Obie Award-winning whirlwind tour of a forbidden zone, The Vagina Monologues introduces a wildly divergent gathering of female voices, including a six-year-old girl, a septuagenarian New Yorker, a vagina workshop participant, a woman who witnesses the birth of her granddaughter, a Bosnian survivor of rape, and a feminist happy to have found a man who liked to look at it.
Starring Elaine Bernstein, Kathleen Carthy, Retreat Director Loretta Davis, Valerie diLorenzo, Carolann DiPirro, Dr. Leslie Duroseau, Rebecca Edana, Legislator Bridget Fleming, Tina Jones, Amy Kirwin, Lola Lama, Amayrani Martinez, Kate Mueth, Cindy Pease Roe, Pastor Kimberly Quinn Johnson, and Susan Stout. Plus The Man Prayer with Matthew Conlon and Edward Brennan.
And join us for a free “Love All Your Parts” yoga session at 4:30 PM with Leslie Pearlman of Good Ground Yoga.
*The 2 pm performance will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Loretta Davis and the 7 PM performance will be followed by a Q&A with the cast and meet & greet reception.
ABOUT THE RETREAT
The Retreat’s mission is to provide safety, shelter and support for victims of domestic abuse and to break the cycle of family violence. In pursuit of that mission, The Retreat provides direct services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, their families and the Eastern Long Island community through a 24-hour bilingual hotline, counseling, legal advocacy, prevention education, and emergency shelter. Violence prevention education and other supportive programs are available in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. MORE INFO
Poster by Joe Pallister at DESIGNINGJOE.
Curated by Amy Kirwin Presented with Oceana, Peconic Land Trust and South Fork Natural History Museum Exhibition Advisor: James Salomon This timely exhibition will feature artists who use their talents to focus on environmental conservation and activism, whether through fine art, upcycling, photography, film, music, prose or other forms of artistic expression. Exhibiting artists will hold workshops throughout, poignant panel discussions will be organized with the presenting partners, plus special film screenings including the sensational Fantastic Fungi. The intention of eARTh is to create a beautiful message about the state of our precious earth in a way that all can understand and appreciate. Artists include Roisin Bateman, Kristian Brevik, Scott Bluedorn, Megan Chaskey, Erica Cirino, Rossa Cole, Janet Culbertson, Tom Deininger, Alejandro Duran, Jim Gingerich, Mamoun Friedrich Grosvenor, Kara Hoblin, Michael Light, Pamela Longobardi, Christa Maiwald, Janine Martel, Steve Miller, Patricia Paladines, Aurora Robson, Cindy Pease Roe, Lauren Ruiz, Kathryn Szoka, and Diane Tuft. Cover Art: by Kara Hoblin.
As much as we look forward to spending time with you at our annual SummerFest celebration and gala, current government restrictions prohibit us from gathering in large groups. This year calls for a new approach. As such, we are taking this moment to honor, recognize and thank SAC’s most cherished and loyal friends by introducing our 2020 Patrons Circle. In lieu of supporting our annual Summerfest Gala, we invite past SummerFest supporter and longtime friends of SAC to join our new 2020 Patrons Circle. Your contribution will allow us to continue SAC’s year-round programming and serve as a critical economic driver that will lead this community out of these unsure times. Additionally, in return for your support or $10,000 or above, you will receive: - Two or Four seats to an intimate Appreciation Dinner to be held on Friday, August 21 in SAC’s Caesar Garden ($10,000/$25,000) - Recognition on summer 2020 Patrons Circle Wall inside SAC’s front gallery - Free admission to all SAC events this summer - A private tour of SAC’s Summer Exhibition 2020 VISION, in partnership with the New York Academy of Arts - Satisfaction in knowing that your contribution will significantly support this organization and our community during these challenging times