Ten Years of Vagina Victories
V-Day begins with a 2500 seat, sold out benefit performance of The Vagina Monologues on February 14, 1998 at New Yorks Hammerstein Ballroom. $250,0000 is raised for local NYC anti-violence groups. The evening features over twenty actors, including:
V-Day holds benefit performance in London at Englands renowned Old Vic Theater. The event raises funds for national and international NGOs that work to end violence against women. Performers included Gillian Anderson, Cate Blanchett, Sophie Dahl, Christiane Amanpour, Isabella Rosellini, Melanie Griffith, Joely Richardson, Meera Syal, and Kate Winslet. Media coverage for V-Day led to red boas on the front pages of six London papers the day after the event.