- Location: Belcourt Theatre
Students who commit to checking in with the FLiCX administrator by no later than 12:05, may RSVP on this page for tickets purchased by the Dean of Students office.
- Snce seating is limited, we must remind participants of the following:
- that if you RSVP in the affirmative, and your plans change, you are expected to log back in and change your status to “not attending;”
- that Vanderbilt participants must RSVP for themselves, and may not be “guests;” and
- that non-Vanderbilt guests are limited to one per participant.
Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, Tonya is a darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous, ill-conceived, and even more poorly executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy Kerrigan. Featuring an iconic turn by Margot Robbie as the fiery Harding, a mustachioed Sebastian Stan as her impetuous ex-husband Jeff Gillooly, a tour-de-force performance from Allison Janney as her acid-tongued mother, LaVona Golden, and an original screenplay by Steven Rogers, Craig Gillespie's I, Tonya is an absurd, irreverent, and piercing portrayal of Harding's life and career in all of its unchecked—and checkered—glory.
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