TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Challenged by female pride after the success of the Hebrew-language version of "The Vagina Monologues", an Israeli playwright has put the penis centre-stage.
Rafael Milo-Amar said on Tuesday that his one-man show, "The Holy Phallus", was inspired by a disparaging remark one of the Israeli actresses in the local production of Eve Ensler's celebrated play had made about the male member.
"She said there was nothing to say about the penis. I told myself, 'I have something to tell her about the penis'," Milo-Amar told the Jerusalem Post.
According to the newspaper, The Holy Phallus is an extended monologue touching on rape, passion, handicaps, homosexuality and loneliness. A public relations agent for the play said it does not involve nudity.
Let me re-iterate the story.
YOU WILL BE PAYING TO SEE THIS GUY TALK ABOUT HIS PENIS: