VIDEO: Playwright Eve Ensler Talks '1 Billion Rising' to Stop Violence Against Women on THE VIEW
"The Vagina Monogues' playwright Eve Ensler stopped by ABC's THE VIEW to talk about her important project, 1 Billion Rising, to stop violence against women. Ensler has invited women from all over the world to rise up, resist violence, reinhabit their bodies and release the trauma. Check out the appearance below!
As a playwright, Ensler has written The Good Body, in which she appeared on on Broadway in 2004 and toured throughout NORTH AMERICA following the New York engagement. She also wrote and took the stage in The Vagina Monologues Off-Broadway. The Vagina Monologues has since been translated into 48 languages and performed in more than 140 countries. It won Ensler an Obie Award for Best New Play, as well as a Guggenheim Fellowship Award in Playwriting, among many other honors. Her play Emotional Creature made its premiere at Berkeley Rep this June. Ensler's playwriting credits also include Conviction, Lemonade, The Depot, Floating Rhonda and the Glue Man, Extraordinary Measures, Necessary Targets and The Treatment.
Ensler is the author of the book Insecure At Last: Losing It In Our Security-Obsessed World and has dedicated further efforts to the films Until The Violence Stops and the PBS' documentary What I Want My Words To Do To You.