Full Length Play
Time Period - Contemporary
Settings Of Play - The set can be done very simple if it's a staged reading benefit performance with 4 chairs, 4 music stands and a handful of props. Or it can be done more conventionally with a simple set.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Bare Stage/Simple Set
Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes
Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Outdoor, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
MOMologues2: Off to School features four separate characters who tell their individual stories, either directly to the audience in monologues, or in scenes with each other. Moms everywhere will laugh in recognition at the playdates gone wrong, the crazy way to get a Mom day off, how to stalk a potential babysitter, and much more.
"The hit show showcases the real life status that tells it like it really is... A sassy, irreverant and loving look at the mother of all jobs...The MOMologues
has really hit a nerve with audiences.”" - The Comcast Network, NiteBeat
“The round robin of stories and anecdotes... runs the gamut of emotion and experience that makes up motherhood.” – The Boston Globe
“Hats off to local writers Lisa Rafferty, Stefanie Cloutier, and Sheila Eppolito for hatching this show about the jolts and joys of motherhood.” – Boston Tab
MOMologues2: Off to School premiered at the Regent Theatre in Arlington, Massachusetts on Thursday, May 12, 2005. It was directed by Lisa Rafferty.
*MOMologues 2: Off to School, was included as part of Stage Works Theatre's 30th Anniversary season. The Tampa company was honored with the International Center for Women Playwrights (ICWP) 50/50 Applause Award which sets out to recognize theaters which produce 50% or more women playwrights in their season of shows.