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  • Navel Gazing With Eve Ensler

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    December 8, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Some years ago, playwright-performer Eve Ensler became mortified by her not-so-flat, post-40s belly. She starved herself, hired a trainer and watched late-night Ab-Roller infomercials. She compulsively worked the treadmill and even fantasized about contracting a parasite.

    No matter...

  • Touchy Subjects

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 23, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    "I was worried about vaginas," an actress declares in Eve Ensler's hit play, "The Vagina Monologues," at the Canon Theatre. "I was worried about what we think about vaginas, and even more worried that we don't think about them."

    Ensler was worried, too, which is why she wrote her...