V-Day Annual Report 2016 - ONE BILLION RISING: RISE FOR REVOLUTION 1 - Page 61

EVE PERFORMS THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES IN HAVANA FOR CUBAN DEBUT OF THE PLAY Las Artes Escenicas invited playwright Eve Ensler to perform The Vagina Monologues at El Café Teatro Bertolt Brecht in Havana, for its Cuban debut. Eve took the stage for a very special three-show performance 28-29 October during the 16th International Theater Festival of Havana. During her visit, Eve met with Cuban women leaders and grassroots activist groups including Mariela Castro Espín, the Director of Cuba’s National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX), Lizette Vila Espina of Proyecto Palomas, and Rochy Ameneiro, well known Cuban singer and director of Todas Contracorriente, together with members of the network of artists of UNETE.