31 Days of Notable Women- Eve Ensler, award winning playwright


Eve Ensler“When you bring consciousness to anything, things begin to shift.”~ Eve Ensler

Eve Ensler wrote The Vagina Monologues in 1996. First performed in the basement of the Cornelia Street Café in Greenwich Village, The Vagina Monologues has been translated into 48 languages and performed in over 140 countries. Celebrities who have starred in the play include: Jane Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg, Idina Menzel, Glenn Close, Susan Sarandon, Marin Mazzie, Cyndi Lauper, Mary Testa, Sandra Oh and Oprah Winfrey. Ensler was awarded the Obie Award in 1996 for ‘Best New Play’ and in 1999 was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship Award in Playwriting.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eve_Ensler

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