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Motherhood Out Loud

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Overview

Produced by:
Primary Stages
Dates:
September 20 - October 29, 2011
Run Time:
0 Hour, 0 Minute
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Showing in Theater

Show Info

By Leslie Ayvazian, Brooke Berman, David Cale, Jessica Goldberg, Beth Henley, Lameece Issaq, Claire Lazebnik, Lisa Loomer, Michele Lowe, Marco Pennette, Theresa Rebeck, Luanne Rice, Annie Weisman, and Cheryl L. West
Conceived by Susan Rose and Joan Stein

With Mary Bacon, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Randy Graff, and James Lecesne

As maddening as it is joyful, the subject of family is never devoid of great stories. When entrusting the subject to some of contemporary theater's most dynamic storytellers, what results is a tapestry of many colors. Utterly unpredictable, Motherhood Out Loud shatters traditional notions about parenthood, unveils its inherent comedy and celebrates the deeply personal truths that span generations. 

Pulitzer Prize winner Beth Henley, Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck, Michele Lowe, David Cale, and other leading playwrights of our time breathe humor and honesty into every story, giving an illuminating voice to the adventure of raising a child.

Photo Caption: Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Mary Bacon, and Randy Graff in MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD.
Photo: James Leynse
Photo Caption: Mary Bacon, Randy Graff, and Saidah Arrika Ekulona in MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD.
Photo: James Leynse
Photo Caption: Randy Graff, James Lecesne, Mary Bacon, and Saidah Arrika Ekulona in MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD.
Photo: James Leynse
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Producing Company

Primary Stages

Primary Stages is an Off-Broadway not-for-profit theater company dedicated to inspiring, supporting, and sharing the art of playwriting. They operate on the strongly held belief that the future of American theater relies on nurturing playwrights and giving them the artistic support needed to create new work. Since their founding in 1984, they have produced more than 130 new plays.

Read more at: http://primarystages.org


Reviews

"Nuanced, complex and interesting" - The New York Times 

"Funny... Touching... Wonderfully entertaining" - Associated Press 

"A wonderful quartet of actors in a very touching piece" - NY1 

"Genuinely touching" - New York Magazine 

"Never fails to strike both the funny bone and the heart" - Backstage, Critic's Pick