The Hoohah Monologues
Boing Boing reports: “The Atlantic Theater in Atlantic Beach, FL changed their marquee for ‘The Vagina Monologues’ at the request of a woman who saw it as she drove by the theater with her niece.” The woman apparently threatened further action if the sign was not changed. We aren’t even talking about a slang word, here. We’re talking about a scientifically correct term for a part of the human body. Does this woman protest the use of the word vagina in her niece’s health class too? I’m surprised that the theater changed the sign. Not only is it a free speech issue, but they could have used the publicity to promote the show! Apparently, it has become a news story down there, but they’d look better if they stood their ground on the name. I would guess anyone interested in seeing that play would side with the theater anyway.
Submitted by canary on Wed, 02/14/2007 - 3:55pm
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