“When I first read these monologues,” writes Eve Ensler in the new, 10th anniversary edition of her groundbreaking play, “my most pressing concern was being able to get the [V-] word out of my terrified mouth.” She and dozens of actresses have said it plenty since then, and V-Day, which Ensler founded to help end violence against women, has raised nearly $50 million. A Feb. 14 performance of the play in New York City (below) kicked off a series of anniversary celebrations.

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