A NEW YORK PREMIERE from global activist & Tony Award winner Eve Ensler A play that speaks to these explosive times and charts the journey of women, from the disembodiment that comes from violence to the embodiment that comes from self-love. starring KIERSEY CLEMONS and LIZ MIKEL FRUIT TRILOGY by Eve Ensler directed by Mark Rosenblatt From the Tony Award winning author of The Vagina Monologues and The Good Body come three short plays that give a voice to defiant, ordinary women: Pomegranate — two women for sale, another morning on the shelf; Avocado — a young woman on her chaotic, shocking journey toward freedom; and Coconut — from the bliss of her bathroom, a woman connects with the one thing she has never fully owned … her body. Woven together with dark humor and heightened theatricality, FRUIT TRILOGY explores the humanity behind the headlines. LIMITED ENGAGEMENT JUNE 2–23, 2018 Lucille Lortel Theatre 121 Christopher Street NYC VIEW THE SHOW PROGRAM Trigger Warning: this play contains language about sexual abuse. scenic designer Mark Wendland costume designer Andrea Lauer lighting designer Jeanette Yew sound designer Matt Hubbs production manager Felicia Hall/Five OHM casting director Karie Koppel producer Tony Montenieri production stage manager Katie Ailinger assistant stage manager Mary Cate Mangum marketing consultant Jerry Marsini digital consultant DR Advertising press representative Keith Sherman & Associates V-Day, founded by author, playwright and activist Eve Ensler, presents the V-Day Talkbacks following select performances. The series, will feature activists, artists, and thinkers leading discussions surrounding the play’s central themes on the commodification and ownership of women’s bodies along with returning to and learning to love the body. V-Day Talkback Schedule: Wednesday, June 13 (following the 7p performance): Liz Mikel, film/TV/theater actor, singer and one of the stars of Fruit Trilogy, on her role in the play, art and activism. Moderated by Jennifer Baumgardner Feminist writer, filmmaker, activist, and Executive Director/Publisher of the Feminist Press. Thursday, June 14 (following the 7p performance): Taina Bien-Aimé, Executive Director of the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, moderates a conversation with representatives from Sanctuary (Lori Cohen) and GEMS (Rachel Lloyd), all leaders on the front lines in the fight to end sex trafficking, and who serve and support survivors every day. Tuesday, June 19 (following the 7p performance): Regena Thomashauer, teacher and author and founder of Mama Gena’s School of Womanly Arts, on the themes of the body, ownership, and of loving one’s body raised in the play. Wednesday, June 20 (following the 7p performance): Jennifer Buffett, Novo Foundation Co- President and V-Day Board Member, and Eve Ensler, Playwright (The Vagina Monologues, Fruit Trilogy) and Founder of V-Day and One Billion Rising. Saturday, June 23 (following the 8p performance): Eve Ensler, Playwright (The Vagina Monologues, Fruit Trilogy) and Founder of V-Day and One Billion Rising.