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.
Come experience and enjoy a soothing, deeply relaxing, immersive Sound Meditation with Daniel Lauter, using hand selected exquisite crystal bowls and gongs, Tibetan and Himalayan bells, rain sticks, and more. Wellness @SAC has been made possible thanks to the generosity of the Michael and Annie Falk Foundation.
Sponsored by Dan's Papers Michael Paraskevas has illustrated and written 24 children’s books over the years with his mother, Betty. The two created and wrote the animated television series Maggie and the Ferocious Beast for Nickelodeon that went on to win a Gemini Award for Best Animated Series. Two more of the team’s books were also made into animated series: Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse for PBS and Kids from Room 402 for Fox Family. In addition, Mickey has worked for most major magazines including Sports Illustrated, Time, Town & Country, New York Magazine and Rolling Stone, to name but a few. Dan’s Papers has proudly used over 100 paintings of Michael’s covers over the past 30 years along with thousands of cartoons and comics.