Call for Submissions: Like Mother Like Daughter, Why Not Theatre

If you could ask your mother one question about her life, what would it be? What is the most important thing a mother can pass on to her daughter?

Why Not Theatre and Complicite Creative Learning are making a show about Montreal’s Jewish women, and we’re looking for daughters and their mothers (or mothers and their daughters) who are interested in creating and performing in it.

We’re hoping to talk to people across the city about their experiences of being a woman and being Jewish, about their family traditions and how those feature in their lives, and about their most outrageous family stories. These stories will then be woven into a performance starring the mothers and daughters themselves.

No performance experience required – we’re looking for real people and real stories!

The project will be created and performed over a two week period in May 2014, but we’re hoping to meet as many interested people as possible over the weekend of 1 and 2 March.

If you’d like to find out more about the project please contact Poppy Keeling:

The project will be created in association with Why Not Theatre, Toronto, Complicite, London, OFFTA and A Bit Off the Top, Montreal.