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VAGINA MONOLOGUES 2024

THE ABBIE SHELTER PRESENTS

a play written by playwright and activist V (formerly Eve Ensler)

 


Laugh, cry, contemplate, & celebrate

the movement to

end violence

against women and girls

 

All funds raised benefit the

programs and services of the Abbie Shelter: 

Helpline, Court Advocacy,

Mental Health, Shelter, and More!

 

ABBIE CUP $10 


Each cup includes 3 drink tickets:

Wine 1 drink ticket

Beer 1 drink ticket

Bubbly Water 1 drink ticket

Sparkling Cider 1 drink ticket

Coffee 1 drink ticket


Light snacks are for sale in the lobby:

Red Fruit Plate: $5

Vulva Cookie: $4 



Your presence tonight is a present to our mission.

Every purchase you make tonight goes towards supporting the work of the Abbie Shelter.

If you would like to make an additional gift, we enthusiastically embrace your generosity! Your donation provides essential support and resources to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

By investing in this work, you are joining our efforts to widen the path for those seeking safety in our community. We are so grateful for your gift!


Donate on Venmo: @Abbie-Shelter 


PS. Do you know about our specialty license plate? It’s gorgeous, and your dollars support the Abbie every time you renew your registration. Drive with the mission!

 


 

TONIGHT’S PERFORMANCE

 

WELCOME:

Hilary Shaw, Abbie Shelter Executive Director 

 

ACT 1 


Introduction

Wendy McFadden 

Hair

Valida Holder 

Wear and Say List

Katie Carey, Lindsay Nix, Kimberly Poore 

The Flood

Deidre Corson 

Because He Liked to Look at It

Lindsay Nix 

The Vagina Workshop

Kimberly Poore 

Emotional Creature

Lou Corbett 

My Vagina My Village

Betsy Funk 

My Angry Vagina

Katie Carey 

The Six-Year-Old

Sonali Shaw (8-year-old) 

 

INTERMISSION 

 

Aerial Silks

Mariah Gladstone, Bailey Plympton 


Music

Red, by Raye Zaragoza 

AK-47, by Digging Roots 

 

Mariah Gladstone and Bailey Plympton are Blackfeet aerialists highlighting the epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) but also the resilience of Indigenous people over 500+ years of colonial occupation. Red handprints and ribbon skirts are symbols of the MMIW movement and reminders that our sisters are never forgotten. They are performing on aerial silks. 

 

ACT II

The Smell List

Katie Carey, Lindsay Nix, Kimberly Poore 

Menopause is a Thief (by Donna Highfill)

Jessie Kane 

The Little Coochie Snorcher That Could

Felicia Caflin 

My Short Skirt

Angela Jacobs 

The Period Poem (by Dominique Christina)

Carrie Corbett 

My Revolution Begins in the Body

Paula Greenstein 

The Man Prayer

Men  

Reclaiming Cunt

Elena Martinez 

The Woman Who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy

CrisMarie Campbell


Narrator

Wendy McFadden 

 

Want to learn more about The Vagina Monologues? This play was first performed as a one woman show in 1994!

 

Check out these great videos from VDay.org:



THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY SPONSORS


 

Our Gratitude and Thanks…

Our dear friend, Todd Clark, for so many years of lighting, sound, and support!

Our Amazing Volunteer Performers

 

 

If you need support during the show, we’re here for you!

Some pieces of the play may be triggering or upsetting. We have mental health support available during the show. If you need to take a break and talk it out, come find a volunteer in the lobby and ask to speak to an advocate.


 

THE ABBIE SHELTER TEAM


Staff

Rachel Bellesen, Program Director

Bri Camillucci, Operations Advocate

Lisa Johnston, Community Advocate

Amy Meyer, Court Advocate

Hannah Perno, Mental Health Advocate

Dani Potts, Shelter Advocate

Megan Prime, Court Advocate

Kristen Schepker, Operations Director

Hilary Shaw, Executive Director


Board of Directors

James Barnett

Susan Clarke

Charlotte Housel, Chair

Holly Jordt, Vice Chair

Eliana Langer

Heidi Nichol, Treasurer

Joan Schmidt

Jodi Smith

Shawn Watts, Secretary



The Abbie is here for you. 

406-752-7273

Our Helpline is open Monday–Friday, 9am–9pm. It is the first step for getting support. It is your place for a nonjudgmental and confidential listening ear. We’re here for you.


 

PO Box 1401 Kalispell, MT 59903

Office: 406-752-4753 | Helpline: 406-752-7273

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