Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Voices raised in celebration.(Stage)

Byline: Tracy Dingmann JOURNAL STAFF WRITER

* 'The Vagina Monologues' a fund-raiser for local women's groups

A whole play about a body part some people can't even bring themselves to name?

Well, not really. "The Vagina Monologues" is about more than just that part of the female anatomy, says Lane Lucas, who is directing the acclaimed play Saturday as a benefit for the Albuquerque Rape Crisis Center and the University of New Mexico Women's Resource Center.

The Eve Ensler play is a current Broadway favorite and contains a series of monologues by various actresses on puberty, childbirth, sexual assault and the joy of sex. The monologues are based on hours of real-life interviews Ensler had with women around the world. …

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