By Marsha Norman
Directed by Roxana Silbert

I am worried about you, but I’m going to do what I can before I go. We’re not just going to sit around tonight. I made a list of things

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1 - 31 Dec 2020

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The presentation of the Hampstead Classics and Downstairs season is suspended until further notice. Read more.

Thelma Cates and her daughter Jessie share the old family home out in the country; Jessie looks after her mother now she has begun to show her age. This particularly quiet evening seems no different to any other – Jessie makes sure that Thelma has everything she needs, preparing food, folding the laundry, putting the bins out. But a shattering revelation is in the air and, as this may prove to be the last evening they share, they have a lot to talk about…

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Marsha Norman’s astonishing play returns after thirty-five years, following its first London production at Hampstead Theatre in 1985.

Roxana Silbert is Hampstead Theatre’s Artistic Director. She was previously Artistic Director of Birmingham REP and Artistic Director of Paines Plough. She has been Associate Director at the RSC and Associate Director at the Royal Court Theatre.

‘night, Mother is the final play in Hampstead Theatre’s Classics Season, celebrating 60 years of original theatre with the restaging of four major plays from our archive.

‘A well-nigh perfect piece of work’
Daily Telegraph on the original Hampstead Theatre production

(Photograph ©1992 Susan Johann)

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