Playwright, author, and activist Eve Ensler has devoted her life to the female body - how to talk about it, how to protect and value it. Yet she spent much of her life disassociated from her own body - a disconnection brought on by her father’s sexual abuse and her mother’s remoteness. “Because I did not, could not inhabit my body or the Earth,” she writes, “I could not feel or know their pain.” But Ensler is shocked out of her distance.
Iraq War critic Cindy Sheehan and renowned playwright Eve Ensler discuss the power of protests and their impact on policies and public opinion. They explain the ways in which petitions, rallies, and marches can capture the attention of lawmakers, voters, and the news media. Ms. Sheehan recounts taking her anti-war message to the president's doorstep.
Botox, bulimia, breast implants: Eve Ensler, author of the international sensation The Vagina Monologues, is back, this time to rock our view of what it means to have a "good body".
"Get Into It"
The Vagina Monologues is a moving, poignant and often hilarious play, which celebrates female sexuality in all its complexity and mystery. Originally drawn from a collection of interviews conducted by Eve Ensler, the Obie Award-winning play gives voice to some of the most intimate, rarely shared fantasies and fears of women from all walks of life.
Hear an exclusive interview with Ensler - FREE!
"The Vagina Monologues"
Listen to Obie Award-winning playwright Eve Ensler discuss her play, The Vagina Monologues, a Random House Audible audio exclusive!
"Eve's the Gal"
A poignant and hilarious tour of the last frontier, the ultimate forbidden zone, The Vagina Monologues is a celebration of female sexuality in all its complexity and mystery. Hailed as the bible for a new generation of women, it has been performed in cities and colleges throughout the world, and has inspired a dynamic grassroots movement, V-Day, to stop violence against women.
The author of The Vagina Monologues on the significance of recognizing, through voicing, the things we find difficult.