Mother Tongue

Mother Tongue

Jillian Lauren
Sat 04 Aug 2012   -  Wed 15 Aug 2012
16.00 (60 mins)
"Lauren... is a deft storyteller, imparting equal parts poignant reflection and wisdom into her enlightening book."
Kirkus Reviews
"Incredibly Engaging. Lauren is a gifted writer – full of ease, humor, and grace. "
Portland Mercury
Book Tickets
Preview: 4 August
_ Price: £9.00 / £7.00
_ Age Group: 14+
_ Venue: Red Lecture Theatre

Mother Tongue is a multi-character, autobiographical performance piece written and performed by actor and bestselling author, Jillian Lauren. Revolving around the themes of adoption, blood, tribe and identity, Mother Tongue traces Jillian Lauren’s circuitous and humorous journey to get pregnant and, when that proves unsuccessful, to adopt her son in Ethiopia.

Directed by: DJ Mendel

Score by: Scott Shriner