We just wanted to update you on the exciting event in Michigan. Eve is there at the Capitol with V-Day staff members Shael Norris and Laura Waleryszak for tonight's performance of The Vagina Monologues on the Michigan Capitol Steps. The grounds open to the public at 5pm and thousands are there, performance is starting any minute.
Eve will be performing a new version of her monologue "Over It!" revised especially for this reading, and renowned performance artist Holly Hughes has just joined the cast of local actors, Senators and Representatives, so this is not to be missed!
If you are there, please post pictures to the Facebook page!
Immediately following the event, Eve and Rep. Lisa Brown wll appear on "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell" TONIGHT on MSNBC at 10pm ET >
Twitter is abuzz! The hashtag is #sayvagina. If you're not already following Eve and V-Day, do it now to get updates directly from on the ground!
PRESS: Here's some great press that has already broken:
- 'Vagina Monologues' to be performed on Capitol steps in Lansing, The Detroit Free Press >
- Michigan Lawmaker to Perform 'Vagina Monologues' in Protest of Gag Order, ABC News >
- 'Vagina Protest' Staged In Lansing With Famous Playwright, CBS Detroit >
- Silenced Michigan State Rep To Perform 'Vagina Monologues' At State Capitol, NPR >
- Eve Ensler and The Vagina Monologues Have Been Summoned to Lansing by Lisa Brown's 'Vagina' Incantation, Jezebel >
- Lisa Brown, Michigan lawmaker, performs 'Vagina Monlogues' after being silenced during debate, The Washington Post >
- More than 3,000 people expected for 'Vagina Monologues' at state Capitol, Detroit News >
- Nice girls don't say 'vagina' -- what the Rep. Lisa Brown controversy is really about, Michigan Live >