I didn’t blog last week, as I have been steeped in rehearsals for a very special play: My Mother’s Story. We are a cast of eight women, telling the stories of ordinary women’s lives – except that they are all extraordinary.
The call went out last year, to women on Vancouver’s North Shore, to write the story of their mothers’ lives, in 2000 words. From all who sent in stories, eight were selected to be woven together into a play. So we, the actors, each play the writer and her Mum. The stories range geographically far and wide, and cover many ethnicities. [Read more…]