Eve Ensler tells about the City of Joy
Eve Ensler is a Tony award winning playwright, performer and activist. She is the author of The Vagina Monologues, which has been published in 48 languages and performed in over 140 countries. Eve’s newest work, I Am An Emotional Creature: The Secret Life Of Girls Around The World, was published in book form by Random House and made The New York Times Best Seller list. The book was recently workshopped in Johannesburg, South Africa, followed by Paris, France and will open at Berkeley Rep in June 2012, moving towards an off-Broadway production. She is also the founder of V-Day, the global movement to end violence against women and girls, which has raised over 85 million dollars. Eve’s play Here was filmed live by Sky Television in London, UK. Her other plays include Necessary Targets, The Treatment and The Good Body, which she performed on Broadway, followed by a national tour. In 2006, Eve released her book, Insecure At Last: A Political Memoir, and co-edited A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and a Prayer. Eve’s film credits include an HBO film version of The Vagina Monologues. She also produced the film What I Want My Words to Do To You, which won the Freedom of Expression Award at Sundance and was shown on PBS. She is currently
writing a new book The Body of the World for Metropolitan to be published 2013. Eve has written numerous articles for The Guardian, Washington Post, and Huffington Post. She has won many awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship in Playwriting and an Obie Award.
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