Emotional Creature - ePublication
THE STORY: Performed by an ensemble of young women, EMOTIONAL CREATURE is made up of original monologues—and irresistible songs—about and for girls. Placing their stories squarely center stage, it gives full expression to their secret voices and innermost thoughts, highlighting the diversity and commonality of the issues they face. EMOTIONAL CREATURE is a call, a reckoning, an education, an act of empowerment for girls, and an illumination for parents and for us all.
"A joyous, girl-powered production." —NY Times. "Absolutely magnetic." —Entertainment Weekly. "Infectious…with an evangelical zeal at times more befitting a revival meeting than a play…[EMOTIONAL CREATURE] is a collage of monologues, chat sessions—about body image, dieting, sex, abortion—and lively dance breaks…Some of the monologues are deeply unsettling and performed with dynamic emotional resonance." —San Francisco Chronicle. "Dazzling…The show exemplifies the spirit and heart of Ensler's bestselling book I am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World, shedding light on the joys and challenges as well as the violence faced by girls across the globe…EMOTIONAL CREATURE is a theatrically lit match that will light a fire in your heart and has the potential to spark a girl revolution…It's empowering for women and teen girls but it is potentially a wakeup call for men and teen boys." —BroadwayWorld.com.