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Can Eve Ensler’s “Emotional Creature” Change the World?

Last weekend I was fortunate to be able to see my good friend, author and activist (and founder of V-Day) Eve Ensler’s latest play Emotional Creature with my 15-year-old daughter Jazmin. Read More»

HUFFINGTON POST

Jazmin Kay: ‘Finding Your Worth: Advice from the Cast of Eve Ensler’s Emotional Creature’

As a 15-year-old girl, it is so easy to be taken in by the burdens of girlhood. You are automatically categorized into stereotypes, and begin to feel pressures from your peers, the media, and society to mold into a blueprint of the perfect girl. Read More»

WNBC “TALK STOOP”

Cat Greenleaf Interview with Eve Ensler

Writer of “The Vagina Monologues,” Eve Ensler talks about empowering women and the new play she wrote “Emotional Creature.” Read More»

WOMEN’S MEDIA CENTER

The Year 2012 Is Reflected in “Emotional Creature”

Eve Ensler’s ”Emotional Creature” touches on  some of the big issues in feminism during the course of this year. The play, from the author of “The Vagina Monologues,” explores the inner lives of girls around the world—complete with all the pressures, joys, and current rites of passage. Read More»

WNBC-TV

Eve Ensler on Celebrating Short Skirts

The new play by Eve Ensler, the author of “Vagina Monologues” – celebrates young women from around the world — and all the things that matter to them: from independence to the way they dress to the social issues that affect them the most. Read More»

AUTOSTRADDLE

Actor Emily Grosland, On ‘Emotional Creature’ and Being Genderqueer in Theater: The Autostraddle Interview

Several weeks ago, I introduced you to Eve Ensler’s feelings-drenched new Off-Broadway play, Emotional Creature. To recap: the play chronicles what it is to be a teenage girl through a series of international stories, songs, dance and monologues and inspires girls all over the world to speak up, follow their dreams and live out loud. Read More»

CALL ME ADAM

Emily S. Grosland: “Emotional Creature” Interview

I first interviewed Emily S. Grosland this past April when she was making her Off-Off-Broadway debut in Sanguine Theater Company’s production of Bees and Lions. Since that time, Emily ventured out to Berkley, CA for the world premiere of Eve Ensler’s Emotional Creature. Read More»

PLAYBILL

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: Snapshots of a Day at Eve Ensler’s “Emotional Creature”

Cast member Sade Namei offers a peek behind the scenes at Off-Broadway’s Emotional Creature, a new play by Eve Ensler. Read More»

THE TAVIS SMILEY SHOW

Eve Ensler – “Emotional Creature”

Tony Award-winning playwright Eve Ensler expands her voice for women and girls with “Emotional Creature,” a musical production based on her 2010 best-selling book that chronicles what it is to be a teenage girl. Read More»

HUFFINGTON POST

Eve Ensler’s “Emotional Creature” Speaks the Language of Girls

Not every playwright wants their work to start a movement. That’s where Eve Ensler differs. When she wrote The Vagina Monologues in 1996, vagina wasn’t a word that was used during television interviews. Read More»

MSNBC

Eve Ensler on “Morning Joe”

Tony Award-Winning playwright Eve Ensler talks about new Off-Broadway play, “Emotional Creature.” Read More»

THE JEWISH DAILY FORWARD

Eve Ensler’s Jewish Dialogue

Describing Eve Ensler as a relentless enthusiast and dedicated feminist is accurate, yet doesn’t do her justice. Consider this: She is a Tony-winning playwright, performer, author, filmmaker and activist whose leadership on behalf of women has had a worldwide impact — from the Congo to Bosnia to American prisons. Read More»

HUFFINGTON POST

Samantha Santiago: ‘Why I’m a V-Girl’

Hi, I’m Samantha. I am from the Bronx in New York City, the center of everything. I became a part of V-Girls in 2010 when participated in a workshop reading of Emotional Creature directed by Rosario Dawson when I was a student at the Harvey Milk High School. Read More»

 

HUFFINGTON POST

Molly Houlahan: ‘Girls Are Being Undone Everywhere’

A girl from Spanish Harlem who goes to NYU. A girl from the Congo who moved to the USA. A girl from the Bronx who went to a LBGTQ school. A girl from the suburbs of Philadelphia from a prep school. Read More»

HUFFINGTON POST

Leah Chase: ‘Grateful for Just Being Girls’

The first time I went to see Emotional Creature was with my best friend Jadé. What a big mistake! Neither of us can be on time for anything, and unfortunately the trains were still being stupid so that made us even more late. Read More»

HUFFINGTON POST

Amy Leon: ‘Way For the Emotional Creatures Who Aren’t Afraid To Dance’

It was like watching my baby walk for the first time. When I saw Emotional Creature, I have never been so proud to be a part of something. Read More»

THE NEW YORK TIMES

Arts Beat – In Performance: Joaquina Kalukango of ‘Emotional Creature’

Last week we introduced “In Performance,” a theater video series featuring actors performing excerpts from their new shows. The first video was from the actor Aasif Mandvi in a scene from Ayad Akhtar’s play “Disgraced.” Read More»

BROADWAY.COM

Jane Fonda Embraces the Girl Power Message of “Emotional Creature”

Veteran actress and activist Jane Fonda has long been a vocal advocate of women’s rights and, particularly, V-Day, the global movement to end violence against women and girls inspired by Eve Ensler’s play The Vagina Monologues. Read More»

BROADWAY.COM

Dylan McDermott Gets in Touch with His Inner ‘Emotional Creature’

TV and film heartthrob Dylan McDermott bundled up and made his way to the Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre on November 28 to check out Eve Ensler’s moving new play Emotional Creature. Read More»

DEMOCRACY NOW

Eve Ensler on “The State of Female America,” Her Play “Emotional Creature” & Women Violence in Congo

We spend the rest of the hour with someone who has fought tirelessly for women’s rights here in the United States and around the world: Eve Ensler. Read More»

BUST MAGAZINE

Eve Ensler’s “Emotional Creature”: The Girl Power Play

Theater fans and women’s rights activists know Tony Award-Winning playwright, Eve Ensler, for her internationally acclaimed play, The Vagina Monologues. Read More»

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Eve Ensler explains ‘Emotional Creature’

Playwright Eve Ensler discusses her new play, ‘Emotional Creature.’ The ‘Vagina Monologues’ creator also talks about plans for the upcoming V-Day. Read More»

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Eve Ensler on ‘Emotional Creature’, Beating Cancer, And V-Day Movement

NEW YORK — If you’ve ever fired up your computer and cringed in anticipation of what nasty emails await, pity Eve Ensler. Read More»

BROADWAY WORLD

Photo Flash: Anne Hathaway Visits ‘EMOTIONAL CREATURE’

Emotional Creature, the new play written by Tony Award®-winning playwright, performer, activist, and The Vagina Monologues author Eve Ensler, gets a New York premiere this fall. Read More»

JUST JARED

Anne Hathaway: ‘Emotional Creature’ Cast Visit!

Anne Hathaway shares a big hug with playwright, Eve Ensler, as she visits the cast of Emotional Creature at the Signature Center on Thursday (November 15) in New York City. Read More»

POP SUGAR

Anne Hathaway Gets Animated On Stage With a Pal

Anne Hathaway shared a hug with writer Eve Ensler in NYC last night. Read More»

THEATERMANIA

Christine Lahti, Gloria Steinem, LaChanze, and more at Eve Ensler’s Emotional Creature Opening

On Monday, November 12, Eve Ensler’s Emotional Creature made its Off-Broadway debut at the Pershing Square Signature Center, where it began performances on October 26 with direction by Jo Bonney and musical direction by Charl-Johan Lingenfelder. Read More»

BROADWAY WORLD

Photo Coverage: Inside Emotional Creature‘s Opening Night

Emotional Creature, the new play written by Tony Award®-winning playwright, performer, activist, and The Vagina Monologues author Eve Ensler, gets a New York premiere this fall. Read More»

PLAYBILL

LaChanze, Gloria Steinem, Christine Lahti, Theo Stockman Celebrate Emotional Creature Opening Night

Emotional Creature, the new play by Eve Ensler that had its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in June, opened Off-Broadway on Nov. 12 following previews from Oct. 26. Read More»

BROADWAY.COM

Let’s Hear It for the Girls! Eve Ensler’s Emotional Creature Opens Off-Broadway

Tony winner Eve Ensler, author of the worldwide phenomenon The Vagina Monologues, addresses the issues faced by young women as they move from adolescence to adulthood in her newest work, Emotional Creature. Read More»

TEEN VOGUE

New Play Emotional Creature Takes on Teenage Girlhood

Playwright Eve Ensler created a global phenomenon with The Vagina Monologues, a play that addresses the feminine experiences of love, intimacy, and reproduction. Read More»

PLAYBILL

Girl Power! Emotional Creature, a Pulse-Taking of Girls, Opens in NYC Nov. 12

Emotional Creature, the new play by Eve Ensler that had its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in June, opens Off-Broadway on Nov. 12 following previews from Oct. 26. Read More»

BROADWAY.COM

Eve Ensler’s New Drama Emotional Creature Opens Off-Broadway

Eve Ensler’s bold new play, Emotional Creature, officially opens November 12 at off-Broadway’s Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center. Read More»

THE NATION

Eve Ensler Rising

I have known Eve Ensler for almost thirty years, and I have never talked to her about my vagina. We have done lots of other things. Read More»

CULTUREID

“Emotional Creature” by Eve Ensler

Emotional Creature by Eve Ensler is currently in preview performances at the Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at the
Pershing Square Signature Center. Opening night has been scheduled for November 12. Read More»

PLAYBILL

PHOTO CALL: Eve Ensler’s ‘Emotional Creature’ Begins Off-Broadway

Emotional Creature, the new play by Eve Ensler that had its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in June, began performances Off-Broadway Oct. 26. Read More»

Broadway World

Photo Flash: First Look at ‘EMOTIONAL CREATURE’

Producers Carole Black and Pat Mitchell present Emotional Creature, the new play written by Tony Award®-winning playwright, performer, activist, and The Vagina Monologues author Eve Ensler, will get a New York premiere this fall. Read More»

BROADWAY.COM

Get a First Look at Eve Ensler’s Affecting New Drama ‘Emotional Creature’

Emotional Creature, the latest work from Tony winner Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues), explores what it is to be a girl—all the joys and thrills, the rites of passage, the growing pains, and the unique pressures—through a series of monologues, stories and songs. Read More»

Broadway World

Photo Coverage: Rosario Dawson Hosts Talkback at ‘Emotional Creature’

On Friday night, Rosario Dawson hosted a special talkback with girls from the Lower East Side Girls Club, immediately following the first preview performance of Eve Ensler’s Emotional Creature. Read More»

PLAYBILL

Girl Power! Eve Ensler’s ‘Emotional Creature,’ A Pulse-Taking of Girls, Begins Off-Broadway

Emotional Creature, the new play by Eve Ensler that had its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in June, resurfaces Off-Broadway Oct. 26. Read More»

BROADWAY.COM

Eve Ensler’s ‘Emotional Creature’ Starts Previews Off-Broadway

Emotional Creature, the new play by Tony-winning playwright, activist and The Vagina Monologues author Eve Ensler, begins performances on October 26. Playing at the Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center, the off-Broadway show’s opening night is set for November 12. Read More»

CBC NEWS

Eve Ensler unveils ‘Emotional Creature’ off-Broadway

The “deepest struggles, incredible obstacles and amazing triumphs” of young women and girls around the globe are at the centre of Emotional Creature, the newest stage production from playwright and activist Eve Ensler. Read More»

The New York Times

How to Find Opening Lines That Electrify

CALL me Ishmael. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Throw in Tolstoy’s uniquely unhappy families, Orwell’s 13-striking clocks and Nabokov’s loin-firing Lolita, and literature is packed with gangbuster first lines. Read More»

The New York Times

Setting the Hook

Playwrights labor long and hard over the first words we hear. In the audio clips below, six actors perform the first lines from their new plays. Read More»

The New Yorker

Goings On About Town: The Theatre

A new work by Eve Ensler (“The Vagina Monologues”), adapted from her 2010 book, about the nature of the female sex. Read More»

Theatermania

Meet the Cast of Eve Ensler’s ‘Emotional Creature’

The cast of Eve Ensler’s Emotional Creature, to make its Off-Broadway debut at the Pershing Square Signature Center, met the press on Thursday, October 11. Read More»

Broadway World

Photo Coverage: Cast of ‘EMOTIONAL CREATURE’ Meets The Press!

Producers Carole Black and Pat Mitchell present ‘EMOTIONAL CREATURE’, the new play written by Tony Award®-winning playwright, performer, activist, and ‘The Vagina Monologues’ author Eve Ensler, will get a New York premiere this fall. Read More»

UPI

Ensler honors shot Pakistani activist

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 (UPI) – U.S. author Eve Ensler called Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman, “fearless” and an “inspiration to teen girls.” Read More»

Broadway World

Eve Ensler Dedicates ‘Emotional Creature’ to Malala Yousufzai

Producers Carole Black and Pat Mitchell present ‘Emotional Creature,’ the new play written by Tony Award®-winning playwright, performer, activist, and ‘The Vagina Monologues’ author Eve Ensler, will get a New York premiere this fall. Read More»

Huffington Post

International Day of the Girl

Like all of us, I look forward to many days throughout the year — birthdays, weddings, holidays — but this year there’s one day in particular I simply cannot wait for: October 11, 2012.  That will be the first-ever United Nations International Day of the Girl. Read More»

Broadway World

Tony Winner Eve Ensler Pens Open Letter to Todd Akin on Rape

Today, August 20th, Tony Award winner and playwright, performer, feminist and activist Eve Ensler wrote an open letter on the Huffington Post’s website in response to Representative Todd Akin. Read More»

TEDXWOMEN

Announcing TEDxWomen 2012 Sessions

We are pleased to announce our TEDxWomen 2012 Session themes, descriptions, and order. We are also pleased to announce a very special closing session this year, hosted by the ever amazing Eve Ensler. Read More»

THE NEW YORK TIMES

Eve Ensler’s ‘Emotional Creature’ To Open Off-Broadway

“Emotional Creature,” a new play by Eve Ensler (“The Vagina Monologues”) about the inner lives of girls across the world, will have its Off Broadway premiere this fall at Signature Center, the show’s producers said on Wednesday. Read More»

Theatermania

Interview: Eve Ensler Gets ‘Emotional’

Eve Ensler first became famous for her Obie Award-winning play The Vagina Monologues, in which women spoke freely about their bodies and sexual experiences. Read More»