Thursday, August 15, 2013

(*) 'NIGHT, MOTHER by Marsha Norman, Woodlawn Theatre, September 13 - October 6, 2013

Woodlawn Theatre San Antonio

(Woodlawn Theatre, 1920 Fredericksburg Rd., San Antonio, 78201)


'Night, Mother

by Marsha Norman'Night, Mother Marsha Norman Woodlawn Theatre San ANtonio TX
September 13th- October 6, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM Sundays at 2:30 PM
Child/Student: $15; Senior/Military/SATCO: $20; Adult: $23
'Night, Mother is a 1983 play by Marsha Norman about a daughter, Jessie, and her mother, Thelma (referred to as "Mama" in the play). The play opens with Jessie calmly telling Mama that by morning she will be dead, as she plans to commit suicide that very evening (she makes this revelation all while nonchalantly organizing household items and preparing to do her mother's nails). The subsequent dialogue between Jessie and Mama slowly reveals her reasons for her decision, her life with Mama, and how thoroughly she has planned her own death, culminating in a disturbing - yet unavoidable - climax.
Jesse Cates: Sara Larson
Thelma Cates: Sherrie Schirky

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