The Vagina Monologues, is a play that should seen by everyone. Its beauty and strength lies in the fact, that the women whose stories these are belong to the indomitable group of people we call survivors. We see the vagina as embodying the spirit of woman, the essence of womankind.
Linda Chen, Ph. The article recounts the pitfalls and successes of using a popular text to promote thinking, self-reflection, and empathy on issues related to women's sexuality. Many people are familiar with Eve Ensler's, The Vagina Monologues as a brash, racy, set of monologues on the subject of women's sexuality
Politically correct feminists want Valentine's Day to become V-Day [link], standing for Vagina, Violence committed by men against women and Victory. Rather than taking 24 hours to celebrate romantic love, women are admonished to ponder rape and domestic violence. SinceV-Day events have been sponsored on university campuses across America.
When I was in college, I stood on a stage in front of people and told them that I hated my thighs and that I hated my vagina even more. I was performing in "The Vagina Monologues," which I'd seen every year at school I liked watching my friends perform and I liked yelling "CUNT" with the audience at a key moment of the showbut wasn't a part of until my last semester senior year. Originally performed by its author, Eve Ensler, as a one-woman show in"The Vagina Monologues" are comprised of interviews conducted with over women of all ages and backgrounds.
More than twenty years ago in her groundbreaking play The Vagina MonologuesEve Ensler stood on stage to talk about something considered fiercely taboo. The play had a seismic effect, encouraging women to openly talk about their bodies and sexuality. They provided a mechanism for local activists to stage benefit productions of the play on college campuses and in communities across the world.
The performance took place in London. My vagina is a shell, a round pink tender shell, opening and closing, closing and opening. My vagina is a flower, an eccentric tulip, the center acute and deep, the scent delicate, the petals gentle but sturdy. I did not always know this.
Posted by Allie. This scathing and incredibly poignant critique of the play has still stuck with me the last few weeks. This is something my chapter members and I have discussed extensively since my involvement with the production, and we make it a point to create a conversation about it.
The Vagina Monologues has been translated into more than 48 languages and performed in over countries. Playwright Eve Ensler reflects on the immediacy and importance of political theater. I have always thought of theater as a radical church — a holy space in which we come together to think and feel deeply about the things that really matter to us.