In search of: Northwest Indiana writers to read their original essays on any aspect of motherhood in the second annual LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER Northwest Indiana show at the Memorial Opera House in Valparaiso on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 7PM.
People of all ages, types, and backgrounds — and writers of all experience levels are invited to audition. Although mothers are welcome, you need not be a mother to audition. We encourage diverse perspectives on the subject of mothers and mothering.
Auditions will be held on Sunday, March 11 at the Memorial Opera House by appointment only.
LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER is a community-oriented celebration of the beauty, the heartbreak, the trials and triumphs that are MOTHERHOOD directed and produced in Northwest Indiana by local mom, writer, and blogger Stephanie Precourt. No previous stage experience is necessary. Bring your original, humorous, poignant, painful, joyful and soulful words on mothers or mothering. Previously published work accepted as long as the author retains full rights or has express permission to read the work for this event.
Commitment for cast members includes two group read-throughs (dates to be determined), a pre-performance run-through, and one 7:00 p.m. performance on May 10.
To schedule a March 11 audition, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Your audition piece should be no longer than 5 minutes when read aloud (please time yourself and edit if needed.)
I hope you’ll consider sharing your words with us this year!