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THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

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The Vagina Monologues

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
performer:
Eve Ensler
genre:
Comedy, Drama

We gave it a B-

At one point in her one-woman show about the joys of female private parts, Ensler chortles ”Orgasms on HBO!” Well, duh. The self-consciously provocative monologues, based on interviews with real women, are dulled by a smug performance-artist delivery that makes an old-school broad sound about the same as a yuppie lawyer-turned-dominatrix. Much more effective are the too-few clips of giggling, crying, young, and old women speaking in their own voices.