There are two sorts of people on the planet. There are the even-stevens who experience mild success, balanced with minor disappointment. And there are those whose lives are a series of shockwaves, with giddy highs and horrendous lows. The playwright/actor/activist Eve Ensler is a poster child for the latter. Her breakout work, The Vagina Monologues, has been performed in 140 countries since... Read more
In the Body of the World
Manhattan Theatre Club continues its 2017-2018 Off-Broadway season with the New York premiere of the American Repertory Theater production of Eve Ensler's In the Body of the World.
Performances take place on Stage I within the New York City Center.
(Photos by Joan Marcus)
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This new play is based on Eve Ensler's critically acclaimed memoir. While working with women suffering from the ravages of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ensler was stunned by a life-threatening diagnosis. Told with her signature brand of humor, Ensler's personal journey uncovers surprising connections between her body and the earth and how illness can be both transformative and transcendent.