RALEIGH, N.C. -- A corporate donor is giving unemployed North Carolina men a treat - free tickets to a play about desperate jobless men who stage a striptease to raise money.
The News & Observer of Raleigh reported Wednesday the anonymous donor gave the North Carolina Theatre about $8,000 for it to distribute 200 free tickets for its production of "The Full Monty."
The musical comedy is about very average, jobless steel workers who put on a show with the promise they'll doff all their clothes.
Theater president Lisa Grele Barrie says the free tickets will go to people who send a faxed application describing how they lost their job.
Theater spokeswoman Kristin Buie says the donor wanted people to have a night on the town without thinking about their financial situation.
Information from: The News & Observer
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