Eve Ensler's "Vagina Monologues" comes to Keene
After a clamorous fire alarm and the bitter cold of mid-February, patrons shuffled back into the Young Student Center in anticipation of the "Vagina Monologues."
In its second year at Keene State College, the Monologues' ticket sales raised over $3,000 for the Monadnock Women's Crisis Services.
Unconfirmed and delaying the show for 45 minutes, the fire alarm may have been pulled by someone that "didn't want to see a bunch of happy vaginas," said cast member Kate Shultz.
Estrogen emanated from the balcony, the stage, and from the rows of plastic cherry red chairs as a waiting line crept toward the entrance of the Mabel Brown Room.
Songbird Ani DiFranco set the musical backdrop for the opening act of the "Vagina Monologues" – once a one-woman play that strives to "promote awareness and stop violence against women and girls around the world."
The monologues were presented by 16 sexy blondes and brunettes. Wearing glittering red and solemn black, they became the unique, c
by ERIN MANNING