Tag: Listen to Your Mother

My Listen To Your Mother performance video

My Listen To Your Mother performance video
Back in May, I shared with you my journey to the stage as part of Listen To Your Mother Chicago.  Many of you kindly asked to see the video, and I am proud today to share it with you. I’m grateful for the experience.  Stepping out of my comfort zone and standing on that stage... Read more »

Chicago's Listen to Your Mother 2016

Chicago's Listen to Your Mother 2016
On Sunday I walked onto the stage in front of a packed crowd at the 104-year-old Athenaeum Theatre as part of Chicago’s Listen to Your Mother and read my words.  I started off a little shaky, yet as I spoke I became comfortable under the hot lights and absorbed the energy of the audience and... Read more »

About our Listen to Your Mother rehearsal

About our Listen to Your Mother rehearsal
Last Saturday the cast of Listen to Your Mother Chicago gathered for our first rehearsal at the light and airy DL Loft.  Mildly apprehensive, but mostly excited I embraced the unique experience. We sat in a semi circle and listened to each cast member speak truthfully about either being a mom and having a mom. It... Read more »
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Excited to be a part of Listen to Your Mother 2016

Excited to be a part of Listen to Your Mother 2016
Before my Listen to Your Mother audition last weekend, I sat in my car, felt the sun beat on my face, closed my eyes and meditated. Despite the breath work and visualization, I was still terrified at my audition and didn’t stop shaking until more than half way through my piece. I left relieved it... Read more »

Not a dry eye in the house at "Listen To Your Mother" Chicago

Not a dry eye in the house at "Listen To Your Mother" Chicago
Remember when I told you how I was stepping out of my comfort zone and doing something scary?  I auditioned for Listen to Your Mother, but didn’t make the cut. I have never been so happy for rejection. Last night I proudly sat in the audience right where I was meant to be.   Listen... Read more »