Theatre for a Cause (or three or four…)

I’ve been meaning to share some moments from this year’s Vagina Monologues and When a Woman Moans staging in Antigua, but I left the island soon after and this is the first chance I’ve had to revisit the scene. It was as always (five years in and the final year to boot) a thrilling experience for a worthy cause and I hope that beyond laughter, beyond even the years and murmurs of approval, we become active in our communities in defence of victims of abuse , we realize our worth as women and our right to expect that our partners do the same, we embrace our full leadership potential in all spheres of our community, we realize that men and women are partners on this journey together – and that we need more men to become active, embrace, realize and yes recognize!

Vagina Tales:

Zahra Airall of Women of Antigua was happy to declare this year one of their best with respect to their staging of Eve Ensley’s Vagina Monologues and homegrown When a Woman Moans. While they were still counting the cost, Airall said she was happy with the turnout, if less than happy with the sponsorship or lack thereof.  But her measure of success was … Read More to find out what that measure was in 2012 and then some

Also from 2012 – What Makes a Woman Moan? I wrote a series of articles on this; the one on Birthing and Feeling Fulfilled were found on the publication website; will add the others if I find them.

Here’s the Women of Antigua You Tube channel for fun behind the scenes stuff; and a video flash back.

Speaking of flash back, here I am in year one (my how time has flown):


Press clipping, Antigua Sun.

Also, just a little something I wrote just before the production and posted to She Writes – Our Va-jay-jays know how to dance.

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