Why Teach Playwriting?

This column was written for wordplay the Young Playwrights Inc. March 2010 newsletter .

Current News! Meeting Eve Ensler.


Real Women Talk About Real Sex billed as an animated panel discussion about women and sex  at the 92nd St. Y was anything but and sorely lacking in substance; fortunately, Eve  Ensler cooked up the conversation (are we surprised?!) with her sex-for-all comments countered with candid polar perspectives by Ann Roiphe. Erica Jung whose Fear of Flying permanently boosted the feminist movement in the 70s provided the guiding questions that focused on sexual cultural trends and how many have them have become “passé for the younger generation.”  (The New York Times Sunday, July 19, 2011).
Lauren Balabin (Marketing & Promotions Coordinator at Stand Up NY and Assistant Director of The Vagina Monologues at The Triad Theater), and I got to chat with Ensler and took a picture to capture the moment.  She was very excited to meet us and urged us to not stop the momentum! As IF…

Selections from "The Vagina Monologues