Eve Ensler News

Date of Birth: May 25, 1953 (63)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Female
$2.5 Million Donation Fuels Arena Stage's 'Power Plays' Initiative$2.5 Million Donation Fuels Arena Stage's 'Power Plays' Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announced today that Curtis T. Bell has made a $2.5 million gift towards the theater's ambitious Power Plays initiative. Over the next 10 years, Arena Stage will commission and develop 25 new plays and musicals focused on stories of politics and power. Bell's contribution will be leveraged as a matching gift challenge, ultimately raising an additional $2.5 million to fully fund the Presidential Voices cycle of the initiative. (more...)

HERE Presents CULTUREMART 2017 Next MonthHERE Presents CULTUREMART 2017 Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The OBIE-winning HERE proudly presents CULTUREMART 2017, taking place March 15 - 25.  In this annual festival, CULTUREMART, process becomes the focus, offering a first look at live performance in various stages of development from the boundary-breaking artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) as they journey to mainstage production. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland Concert Series Presents LOVE SONGS FOR V-DAYPhoto Flash: Broadway at Birdland Concert Series Presents LOVE SONGS FOR V-DAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present 'Love Songs for V-Day,' as a benefit VDAY, a global movement to end violence against women and girls. This one night only evening featured an all-female cast and creative team singing songs about love from across the musical theatre spectrum. (more...)

World Premiere of RULES OF SECONDS by John Pollono Comes to LATCWorld Premiere of RULES OF SECONDS by John Pollono Comes to LATC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Honor! Madness! Blood! Obie Award-winner Jo Bonney directs the world premiere of an edgy, intense and darkly comic new play by John Pollono (Small Engine Repair, Lost Girls) in a co-production of the Latino Theater Company and The Temblors, a unique new collective of seven Los Angeles-based playwrights. Rules of Seconds opens March 23 at The Los Angeles Theater Center, with low-priced previews beginning March 16. (more...)

MATILDA's Alexa Shae Niziak Joins THE MOTHER OF INVENTION at AbingdonMATILDA's Alexa Shae Niziak Joins THE MOTHER OF INVENTION at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company welcomes Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda, A Christmas Story) to the cast of THE MOTHER OF INVENTION on Tuesday, February 21. (more...)

Photo Flash: Eve Ensler, Michael Urie and More Celebrate James Lecesne's THE MOTHER OF INVENTION on Opening NightPhoto Flash: Eve Ensler, Michael Urie and More Celebrate James Lecesne's THE MOTHER OF INVENTION on Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

On Thursday, Abingdon Theatre Company celebrated the opening night of THE MOTHER OF INVENTION, a new play written by James Lecesne about how one family deals with the effects of Alzheimer's. Directed by Tony Speciale, the company includes Concetta Tomei, James Davis, Dan Domingues, Angela Reed, Isabella Russo and Dale Soules, with performances set to run through February 26. Scroll down for photos from the festivities! (more...)

InnerMission to Present VAGINA MONOLOGUES and MENDING MONOLOGUES for V-Day 2017InnerMission to Present VAGINA MONOLOGUES and MENDING MONOLOGUES for V-Day 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

InnerMission will present two productions for V-Day, 2017, a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. The Vagina Monologues, written by Eve Ensler, and The MENding Monologues, Conceived by Derek Dujardin, will be performed in repertory at Finest City Improv (4250 Louisiana Street San Diego) February 24th and 25th, 2017. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 7th, 2017 - CURSED CHILD, MISCAST, LES MIZ on TV and More!BWW Morning Brief February 7th, 2017 - CURSED CHILD, MISCAST, LES MIZ on TV and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 7, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE GLASS MENAGERIE, starring Sally Field, begins on Broadway! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for LOVE SONGS FOR V-DAY at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal for LOVE SONGS FOR V-DAY at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Below, go inside rehearsals with some cast members and the creative team of LOVE SONGS for V-Day Volume 4 - Alicia Krakauer, Jessica Mortellaro, Megan Minutillo, Ariana Sepulveda, Stephanie Turci, and Meg Zervoulis! (more...)

Mayor Megan Barry To Join ABE For 2017 VAGINA MONOLOGUES Benefit PerformanceMayor Megan Barry To Join ABE For 2017 VAGINA MONOLOGUES Benefit Performance
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 3, 2017

Nashville mayor Megan Barry will join Actors Bridge Ensemble (ABE) for its V-Day Nashville 2017 benefit performance of Eve Ensler's award-winning The Vagina Monologues on Friday, February 17, at City Winery, 609 Lafayette Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: Diane Paulus, Eve Ensler and More Celebrate TRANS SCRIPTS, PART I: THE WOMEN Opening at A.R.T.Photo Flash: Diane Paulus, Eve Ensler and More Celebrate TRANS SCRIPTS, PART I: THE WOMEN Opening at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn opened Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women on Thursday, January 26 at the Loeb Drama Center in Harvard Square. Scroll down for photos from the opening festivities! (more...)

Tony Award Winner Diane Paulus To Speak at Boston CollegeTony Award Winner Diane Paulus To Speak at Boston College
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The Boston College Theatre Department will host Tony Award winner Diane Paulus, who will give a lecture at the University's Robsham Theater Arts Center on Thursday, February 9 at 8 p.m. The event is open to the public, free of charge. (more...)

V-Day Mt. Airy Presents THE VAGINA MONOLGUESV-Day Mt. Airy Presents THE VAGINA MONOLGUES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

V-Day Mt. Airy presents Eve Ensler's THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES on Monday, February 13 at 7pm at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. (more...)

V-Day Raleigh to Present THE VAGINA MONOLOGUESV-Day Raleigh to Present THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

V-Day Raleigh 2017 presents a benefit reading of 'The Vagina Monologues'! Join us as we LISTEN! ACT! and RISE! to demand revolutionary change for women and girl survivors of violence. (more...)

THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA with James Earl Jones Finds Full Cast at A.R.T.THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA with James Earl Jones Finds Full Cast at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will present The Night of the Iguana, written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Michael Wilson. Performances begin on Saturday, February 18 and run through Saturday, March 18 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. (more...)

Benefit Performance Of Eve Ensler's THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES Featuring Ann Harada & Nancy Opel!Benefit Performance Of Eve Ensler's THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES Featuring Ann Harada & Nancy Opel!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

The Vagina Monologues is the award-winning play is based on V-Day Founder/playwright Eve Ensler's interviews with more than 200 women, will be presented at The Player's Theatre, February 7th at 7pm and will be part of the V-Day global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. (more...)

Molly Model Joins Loni Ackerman, Caroline Bowman and More for Birdland's V-DAY VOLUME 4Molly Model Joins Loni Ackerman, Caroline Bowman and More for Birdland's V-DAY VOLUME 4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

Molly Model joins LOVE SONGS for V-Day Volume 4! Molly is so ecstatic to be performing alongside Loni Ackerman and the incredible cast of Love Songs. 20 year old Molly just got back from the Narnia festival in Italy where she choreographed and premiered 'The Lullaby of Broadway' a new musical review. She is currently taking classes at the Barrow Group and is a proud faculty member at Shuffles Tap and Musical Theater School. She is so grateful to be a part of such a star studded concert in celebration of such a LOVEly holiday! (more...)

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES Coming to McDaniel College This FebruaryTHE VAGINA MONOLOGUES Coming to McDaniel College This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

McDaniel College students perform Eve Ensler's celebrated play, 'The Vagina Monologues,' on Friday, Feb. 3, and Saturday, Feb. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in WMC Alumni Hall at McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, Md. This is the 14th year that the play has been performed at McDaniel. (more...)

Neo-Political Cowgirls to Kick Off Winter Season with ZIMA! Scavenger HuntNeo-Political Cowgirls to Kick Off Winter Season with ZIMA! Scavenger Hunt
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

On Saturday, March 4, the innovative dance theater company, Neo-Political Cowgirls, will kick off their winter season by presenting their annual theatrical scavenger hunt, ZIMA! Partnering once again with The Montauk Playhouse, NPC is in their 7th year delivering this cold-season favorite. (more...)

Ars Nova and WP Theater Present SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOONArs Nova and WP Theater Present SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Ars Nova and WP Theater are pleased to present the world premiere of Sundown, Yellow Moon (February 28-April 1), a nighttime play, with songs, by Rachel Bonds, directed by Anne Kauffman (OBIE and Drama Desk Award winner), with songs by the indie-folk duo The Bengsons (Hundred Days) and additional lyrics by Bonds. (more...)

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