In the Body of the World

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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Running time: 
1hr 20mins (no intermission)
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About In the Body of the World:

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.

Eve Ensler
Manhattan Theatre Club in association with the American Repertory Theater
Diane Paulus
Cast list:
Eve Ensler
In the Body of the World Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
January 16, 2018
Opening date: 
February 6, 2018
March 25, 2018

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

New York City Center

131 West 55th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenue), New York, NY 10019
Nearest subway station:
57th Street stations

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