“She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.”

Yet another reason to come to
V-DAY STUTTGART: A MEMORY, A MONOLOGUE, A RANT AND A PRAYER!

Reading from a letter written by Coretta Scott King in an attempt to block the confirmation of the next US attorney general, Senator Elizabeth Warren was told to stop speaking truth to power yesterday. She attempted to proceed but was blocked by Senate Rule 19, which bars senators from impugning their peers. The next day, four male senators were uninterrupted as they read from the same letter.

Many women can relate to this, to being silenced, threatened, and made invisible. That is why NEAT is joining hands with women around the world with their latest production, A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and a Prayer: Writings to Stop Violence Against Women and Girls.

MMRP is a collection of monologues that will break your heart and sew it back together again. It was conceived by Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, and co-edited with Mollie Doyle as part of the V-Day campaign, a worldwide movement to raise funds for female victims of violence and sexual abuse. In keeping with the spirit of the play, NEAT will donate all of the proceeds to local charity organizations Frauenberatung Fetz and Frauen helfen Frauen.

Sitting in the audience is usually a passive affair. Not this time. Buying a ticket is lending your voice to women and children who cannot speak for themselves. You will be joining a chorus of distinguished writers like Alice Walker, Maya Angelou and Michael Cunningham. So join the persistence and mark your calendars for the next performances:

Thursday, February 16 & 23 at 20:00 hrs at THEATER AM OLGAECK

V-DAY STUTTGART: A MEMORY, A MONOLOGUE, A RANT AND A PRAYER

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