BU Players to perform for V-Day

For immediate release: Feb. 2, 2009

BLOOMSBURG — As part of V-Day, a global movement to stop violence against women and girls, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's BU Players will perform two theatrical productions this week.

The first, "A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer" will be presented Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 3 and 4, at 8 p.m. in the Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium in Carver Hall. The second production is "The Vagina Monologues" offered Thursday and Friday, Feb. 5 and 6, also at 8 p.m. in the Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium in Carver Hall.

Tickets for each show are $5 per person at the door but, if attending both productions, tickets are two for $8. All proceeds benefit V-Day, Columbia-Montour and Beyond Violence women's centers and Columbia-Montour Family Health.

V-Day is a movement designed to promote creative events to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. It creates attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls. The 'V' in V-Day represents victory, valentine and vagina.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Professional Studies, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.