Everyone has a mother story. The Listen To Your Mother Show is coming to Milwaukee and can’t wait to hear yours!
Auditions are now open for our May 5, 2013 Milwaukee show, and we invite you to read for us as we seek the poignant, the bittersweet, the funny, the visceral, the timeless, the moments that happen in the blink of an eye, as Milwaukee gives motherhood a microphone on Sunday, May 5, 2013.
Listen To Your Mother – Milwaukee wants to hear what you have to say as we seek a diverse group of readers to share their stories of what motherhood means to them, live onstage for our May 5th Milwaukee show. Listen To Your Mother is a nationwide collective live presentation honoring Mother’s Day across 24 cities, on or around Mother’s Day. Our day to shine is Sunday, May 5, 2013, at 3 PM (venue to be announced).
We are looking for people of all ages, ethnic backgrounds, gender, whether you are a mother or not, we encourage you to share your story, by appointment only, and present your original piece. Auditions will be held at the Milwaukee Public Library from 12:30 pm to 4:30pm, on Saturday, March 2 Conference Room 2B or from 9 AM to 6 PM on Sunday, March 3 at Bayshore Mall Community Room, Suite A-256.
To audition, here’s what you need to know:
- Auditions are by appointment only (see details below). Time slots available are for either Saturday March 2 at the Milwaukee Central Public Library Conference Room 2B 814 W. Wisconsin Ave 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm or Sunday March 3 at Bayshore Mall Community Room 5800 N. Bayshore Dr 9:00 am – 6:00 pm.
- Arrive ready to read, with three copies of a 3 to 5 minute prepared original work, on an aspect of motherhood.
- Take a deep breath and tell yourself, yours is a story that needs to be heard.
To schedule an audition, or if you have questions or comments, please email ltymmil (at) gmail (dot) com or call 414-939-LTYM (5896).
Want to know more about the type of material we’re looking for? See this helpful FAQS post on what you need to know to audition for a Listen To Your Mother Show.
If you’re talking yourself out of doing this because you’ve never done it before, think again. Reading this encouraging post by LTYM-Spokane Producer/Director Stacey: A word on stage fright and storytelling will help you.
Check back here often for updates and announcements, and follow LTYM on twitter, or facebook. We’ll have lots more to tell you, like an exciting venue announcement, as the date for our show approaches!
We can’t wait to hear your amazing words, so come, speak your story OUT LOUD, and feel the connection in having others listen. Listen To Your Mother Shows, changing lives, building bridges, giving motherhood a stage. Don’t miss this chance to be part of something powerful.
We hope to hear from you!
Jen and Alexandra ~ Listen To Your Mother/Milwaukee