One Billion Rising

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Our Second Annual Benefit In Support of

One Billion Rising
An Evening of Stories, Poetry, and Music
Calling for an End to Violence
against Women and Children
Performances By:

Gary Dourdan (CSI, Mistresses)

Evanna Lynch (My Name Is Emily, Harry Potter)

Ed Weeks (Project Greenlight, The Mindy Project)

Toni Trucks (Ruby Sparks, Grimm)

Jerrika Hinton (Greys Anatomy, Scandal)

Gethin Anthony (Game of Thrones, Aquarius)

Reign Morton (Whitney, General Hospital)

David Elkins (Johnny Cash in Million Dollar Quartet)


Featuring original songs by ALKE

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Produced and Directed by Cedering Fox

WordTheatre® gives voice to great writing. We are an innovative, internationally esteemed, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring empathy, curiosity and conversation through powerful and entertaining performances, both live and recorded, of the world’s best contemporary literature. One Billion Rising is the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history. The campaign, launched on Valentine’s Day 2012, began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS.