Eve Ensler News

 
Date Of Birth:
May 25, 1953 (66)
Bio:
Eve Ensler is the Tony Award winning playwright, activist, performer and author of the theatrical Obie Award winning phenomenon, The Vagina Monologues, published in 48 languages and performed in over 140 countries. Ms. Ensler's plays include Floating Rhoda and the Glue Man, Extraordinary Measures, ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: May 25, 1953 (66)

Bio:
Eve Ensler is the Tony Award winning playwright, activist, performer and author of the theatrical Obie Award winning phenomenon, The Vagina Monologues, published in 48 languages and performed in over 140 countries. Ms. Ensler's plays include Floating Rhoda and the Glue Man, Extraordinary Measures, ... (read more)
WP Theater Announces Artists for 2018-2020 Lab Plus Leigh Silverman & Roberta Pereira Join LeadershipWP Theater Announces Artists for 2018-2020 Lab Plus Leigh Silverman & Roberta Pereira Join Leadership
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

WP THEATER announces the 15 artists selected for the 2018-2020 WP Lab. The two-year residency begins in late August and culminates with the biennial WP Pipeline Festival. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Netflix's New Documentary CITY OF JOYVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Netflix's New Documentary CITY OF JOY
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2018

City of Joy follows the unlikely friendship that develops between Congolese doctor Dr. Denis Mukwege (2016 Nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize), The Vagina Monologues playwright Eve Ensler, and a charismatic Congolese human rights activist who join forces to create a safe haven for women survivors in the middle of violence-torn Eastern Congo. (more...)

Kim Whitener Steps Down as Executive Director of HEREKim Whitener Steps Down as Executive Director of HERE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

HERE's Board of Directors announces that long-time Producing/Executive Director Kim Whitener will step down from HERE Art Center this fall to return to creative producing and consulting with her company KiWi Productions, where she will work with a range of US artists and companies primarily in the contemporary opera-theater and music-theater worlds. (more...)

Basil Twist Joins SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE in Select PerformancesBasil Twist Joins SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE in Select Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2018

Beginning tomorrow, July 28, designer, director, master puppeteer, and MacArthur "genius" Basil Twist will perform in his singular creation, Symphonie Fantastique, during all Saturdayevening performances. The 20th-anniversary production, which has received near universal acclaim and is scheduled to close on September 2, will include Twist on July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1 at 8:30pm. Set to Hector Berlioz's revolutionary 1830 score, Symphonie Fantastique, for the first time in New York, features live piano accompaniment by Christopher O'Riley. Hailed as a creative masterpiece when it debuted in 1998, the production, which opened on April 4, is a presentation from HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program and a centerpiece of HERE's 25th anniversary season. (more...)

Pianist Christopher O'Riley Plays the Range in CABARET FANTASTIQUEPianist Christopher O'Riley Plays the Range in CABARET FANTASTIQUE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

HERE is thrilled to present Cabaret Fantastique, a culminating concert event featuring pianist Christopher O'Riley who performs his haunting solo piano arrangements of songs by Radiohead, Nirvana, Pink Floyd, The Smiths, Elliott Smith, Portishead, and Sun Kil Moon. Master puppeteer and MacArthur "genius" Basil Twist and company members from Symphonie Fantastique will accompany O'Riley with new puppet work. The one-of-a-kind event will take place on August 19 at 7pm. Known to millions as the host of NPR's From the Top, O'Riley is currently performing live piano accompaniment for Basil Twist's Symphonie Fantastique, which continues performances at HERE until September 2. (more...)

HERE Announces 2018-2019 Season Of Boundary Pushing PerformanceHERE Announces 2018-2019 Season Of Boundary Pushing Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

HERE (Kristin Marting, Founding Artistic Director, and Kim Whitener, Executive Director) is proud to announce its 2018-2019 season, which marks the OBIE-winning institution's 26th year of producing of daring new hybrid performance by new artists from all disciplines - theatre, music, art, dance, puppetry, and media art. (more...)

Boundless Theatre Company Announces a Revival of THE CONDUCT OF LIFEBoundless Theatre Company Announces a Revival of THE CONDUCT OF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Boundless Theatre Company (Maria-Cristina Fuste, Executive Artistic Director) will present a revival of Maria Irene Fornes' The Conduct of Life, directed by Elena Araoz. The production runs from September 7 through September 30 at Teatro Circulo, located at 64 East 4th Street. Opening Night is set for Saturday, September 15.  (more...)

Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now Announces 2019 LineupPrototype: Opera/Theatre/Now Announces 2019 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now is pleased to announce programming for the seventh annual festival of fresh opera-theatre & music-theatre running January 5-13, 2019, featuring eight presentations that "shift the whole paradigm of what opera is and can be" (New York Observer). (more...)

Peak Performances Kicks Off Season with Afro-Cuban-Yiddish OperaPeak Performances Kicks Off Season with Afro-Cuban-Yiddish Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Peak Performances kicks off its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of Hatuey: Memory of Fire, a rousing Afro-Cuban-Yiddish opera performed in English, Yiddish and Spanish, with music by Frank London, libretto by Elise Thoron, direction by Mary Birnbaum, and choreography by Maija Garcia. (more...)

The Maxamoo Podcast Discusses FRUIT TRILOGY, EVERYONE'S FINE WITH VIRGINIA WOOLF, FAIRVIEW, and DESPERATE MEASURESThe Maxamoo Podcast Discusses FRUIT TRILOGY, EVERYONE'S FINE WITH VIRGINIA WOOLF, FAIRVIEW, and DESPERATE MEASURES
by Maxamoo - Jun 27, 2018

On the latest Maxamoo podcast, Liz, Aurin, and Jose discuss what they've seen on the stage lately, including Fruit Trilogy, Everyone's Fine with Virginia Woolf, Fairview, Desperate Measures. (more...)

Trans Voices Cabaret PRIDE Edition Comes to The DuplexTrans Voices Cabaret PRIDE Edition Comes to The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2018

After selling out their first three performances, Trans Voices Cabaret returns to The Duplex for a special Pride week show with an even bigger cast of transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming performers today, June 23rd, 2018 at 6:30pm, with direction by Donnie Cianciotto and musical direction by Anessa Marie. (more...)

Boundless Theatre Company To Present A Revival Of Maria Irene Fornes' THE CONDUCT OF LIFEBoundless Theatre Company To Present A Revival Of Maria Irene Fornes' THE CONDUCT OF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Boundless Theatre Company (Maria-Cristina Fuste, Executive Artistic Director) will present a revival of Maria Irene Fornes' The Conduct of Life, directed by Elena Araoz. The production runs from September 7 through September 30 at Teatro Circulo, located at 64 East 4th Street. (Press opening: Saturday, September 15). (more...)

The Off-Broadway League Announces Its First Female PresidentThe Off-Broadway League Announces Its First Female President
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

The Off-Broadway League has announced that Terry Byrne was elected as the new President of The Off-Broadway League. Byrne is the first female president in the nearly 60 year history of the League. The organization also announced three new additions to the Board, including Dean Carpenter, Steven Chaikelson and Casey York. (more...)

BWW Review:  Eve Ensler's FRUIT TRILOGY Examines The Treatment of Women as CommoditiesBWW Review: Eve Ensler's FRUIT TRILOGY Examines The Treatment of Women as Commodities
by Michael Dale - Jun 17, 2018

'We are women more willing to be vile receptacles then we are willing to be dead,' says a character identified as Item 2 in Eve Ensler's FRUIT TRILOGY, which is receiving its New York debut at the Lortel, courtesy of the Abingdon Theatre Company. (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET Return to DC For Annual Free For AllROMEO AND JULIET Return to DC For Annual Free For All
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Free For All, one of the capital's cherished annual traditions, will return this summer to Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), offering two weeks of free performances of the Company's 2016 production of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Directed by STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul, whose hit production of Camelot has extended through July 8 due to popular demand, the production will run at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St NW) from August 21-September 2, providing more than 12,000 people the chance to see the play free of charge. (more...)

FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIRE DE LUNE By Terence McNally Comes to Alexander UpstairsFRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIRE DE LUNE By Terence McNally Comes to Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

The play is set in Frankie's cramped Hell's Kitchen apartment, here Frankie and Johnny have repaired after a satisfactory first date. But after satisfying their mutual desires, they're soon saddled with violently diverging ones. Frankie is ready to withdraw back into her comfortable cocoon of emotional reticence; she wants him out, five minutes ago. Johnny is ready to sing an aria, to dance an endless pas de deux, to buy a tract house. He certainly isn't ready to go home. (more...)

Photo Flash: Eve Ensler's FRUIT TRILOGY Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway!Photo Flash: Eve Ensler's FRUIT TRILOGY Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Abingdon Theatre Company (Tony Speciale, Artistic Director; Denise Dickens, Producing Director) presents the final main stage production of its 25th Anniversary season, Fruit Trilogy, a new trilogy of plays by Tony Award® winner Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues, In the Body of the World) and directed by Mark Rosenblatt (world premiere of Fruit Trilogy at West Yorkshire Playhouse, UK; Animal Wisdom, Bushwick Starr). (more...)

International Cast Of Women To Perform In A Production Of THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES In New York To Raise Funds For Women In NeedInternational Cast Of Women To Perform In A Production Of THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES In New York To Raise Funds For Women In Need
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

A production of Eve Ensler's 'The Vagina Monologues' featuring a cast of women from all over the world will be performed at The Producer's Club on the 22nd of June in Hell's Kitchen. Tickets for the show are donation based and all proceeds will go towards charities and organizations that support women's rights or provide aid for underprivileged women. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kiersey Clemons and Liz Mikel Talk Eve Ensler's FRUIT TRILOGYBWW Interview: Kiersey Clemons and Liz Mikel Talk Eve Ensler's FRUIT TRILOGY
by David Clarke - Jun 4, 2018

FRUIT TRILOGY is a new trio of plays by Tony Award winning playwright Eve Ensler. The New York debut features Kiersey Clemons and Liz Mikel in three short plays that give a voice to women. To get the inside scoop, we sat down with Clemons and Mikel to discuss the show. (more...)

Photo Flash: Eve Ensler's FRUIT TRILOGY Opens Off-Broadway ThursdayPhoto Flash: Eve Ensler's FRUIT TRILOGY Opens Off-Broadway Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

Abingdon Theatre Company presents the final main stage production of its 25th Anniversary season, Fruit Trilogy, a new trilogy of plays by Tony Award winner Eve Ensler (more...)

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