Eve Ensler, playwrioght, author and activist, will speak at Cheney Hall, Manchester on May 6, in as collaborative presentation of The Mark Twain House & Museum, the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, and the World Affairs Council.
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Ensler's latest book, "I'm an Emotional Creature," is now out in paperback. It is the basis of her latest theater project which will receive its world premiere later this year at Berkeley Repertory Theatre.
On Thursday, April 5, Nook Farm Book Talks, the book club-style collaboration between Hartford's Mark Twain House & Museum and the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, continues with a discussion of Ensler's "I Am an Emotional Creature."
The free discussion will be held at the Stowe Center, 77 Forest St. with a 5:00 p.m. reception followed by a 5:30 p.m. discussion. All are welcome.
In this book, the author and playwright offers fictional monologues and stories inspired by teenage girls around the globe.(I wonder of the caveat "fictional monolgues and stories" is due to the flap surrounding Mike Daisey's monologue, "The Agony and the Ecstacy of Steve Jobs.?")
Ensler's book is described: "Fierce, tender, and smart, [it] is a celebration of the authentic voice inside every girl and an inspiring call to action for girls everywhere to speak up, follow their dreams, and become the women they were always meant to be."
The April 5 Nook Farm Book Talks discussion will be led by the Hartford Public Library's Michelle McFarland. The event is free, but registration is encouraged at 860-522-9258, Ext. 317.
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