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Battered Women in Prison Subject of Play

Cal State Fullerton Presents 'Life Without Parole' Nov. 21


“Life Without Parole,” a play about battered women serving life terms in prison for killing their male abusers, will be presented Nov. 21 at Cal State Fullerton.


Friday, Nov. 21
6 p.m.


Titan Theatre in the Titan Student Union
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton


“Life Without Parole,” performed by members of the Vanguard University Theatre Department, is based on the book, “Convicted Survivors,” by Elizabeth Dermody Leonard. Ninety-seven percent of the play’s dialogue is taken from the book, which explores the experiences of more than 40 women incarcerated for killing their male abusers and their treatment by the criminal justice system.


Cal State Fullerton’s Women’s Center, Student Affairs, the Human Service Student Association and USC Forensic Caucus.


The play is open to the public free of charge. To reserve a seat, call 657-278-3928. Parking is $5 and available in selected parking structures and lots.

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