This original comedy about motherhood rips away the gauzy mask of parenthood to reveal what all mothers know but don’t always talk about: it’s overwhelming and exhausting, but also very, very funny. From the joys of infertility, through reading the same books over and over and over, to finally seeing your baby get on that school bus, this play mines the laughs and tears of the early years of motherhood.
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Four separate characters tell their individual stories, either directly to the audience in monologues, or in scenes with each other. Mothers everywhere can relate to the labor stories, the frustration of a simple trip to the store, the quest to connect with other mothers, all of which causes them to plan moms’ nights out and arrive in packs to laugh hysterically at this tribute to “the toughest job you’ll ever love.”
Important dates & info
AUDITIONS: March 10 and 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m. each evening in The Matthews Fireplace Room.
Scripts to be used for the audition are available at the front desk in the Art Gallery. You will be asked to sign out your script.
PLAY PERFORMANCE DATES: May 8-9, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. and May 10, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
DIRECTOR: Elysia Pederson. If you have any questions for Elysia, please contact her via email — [email protected].
Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting
The cast calls for 4 moms, reading between the ages of 21 – ??, any type or ethnicity.
Full Length Play
Time Period – Contemporary
Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes … not recommended for ages 13 and under.