Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Play a mostly celebratory homage to womanhood.

Byline: Ann L. Ryan For the Journal


"The Vagina Monologues" by Eve Ensler is no longer a play; it's a phenomenon sweeping college campuses (Ensler allows one cost-free production per institution, and the script comes with information on publicity, experiences at other colleges, even a Gloria Steinem essay on CD that each cast member is to read).

So it's part of the zeitgeist. Luckily, it's also a wonderful show that sent its standing-room-only crowd at Rodey Theatre on Saturday evening home very satisfied.

It's a sad show at times, but mainly celebratory, which accounts for its popularity among all kinds of women.

It's a series of monologues about different experiences with vaginas, along with vagina vaudeville: "What would your vagina wear? …

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