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Mother of Him

Mother of Him

by: Evan Placey

by: Evan Placey

Overview

"If you were looking at us, you might have even thought we were friends. Old friends. If my son hadn’t raped her daughter."

It could be a morning like any other as Brenda cooks breakfast for her two sons… But eight year-old Jason’s refusing to go to school and teenager Matthew is under house arrest upstairs. And Brenda’s face is splashed across the cover of every newspaper. For Matthew has committed a horrible crime, and as Brenda fights for him to be sentenced as a child, she learns it’s the laws inside the house that matter most: boys can become men, and a mother can at once become victim and monster. How far does a mother’s love go, and at what cost to herself?

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Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Cast Attributes: Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Evan Placey

Evan Placey is currently under co-commission with Birmingham Rep, Theatre Royal Plymouth, and West Yorkshire Playhouse, writing Girls Like That which will premiere in 2013. He is also under commission with the National Theatre, where his play Pronoun will premiere in 2014 as part of < ...

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