News on the Rialto

  may-30-031.JPG Once some organs start talking, they never quiet down. Or so it would seem: Eve Ensler's play The Vagina Monologues has been running in Mexico City since 2000. There are 12 shows a week, and it will soon be performed for the 5000th time here. How to explain such an extraordinarily long run? Perhaps because in these parts, those parts had been silenced for so that it's astonishing to hear them roar. And maybe some local audiences are simply better listeners than anyone would have imagined.