Primary Stages presents the production, which began previews Sept. 20 and will continue through Oct. 29. Lisa Peterson, who has been developing the piece with over a dozen writers the past few seasons, directs the New York debut of the play.
Motherhood Out Loud has contributions from Leslie Ayvazian, David Cale, Jessica Goldberg, Beth Henley, Lameece Issaq, Claire LaZebnik, Lisa Loomer, Michele Lowe, Marco Pennette, Theresa Rebeck, Luanne Rice, Annie Weisman and Cheryl L. West.
Here is the cast and guests on opening night:
Motherhood Out Loud, With Randy Graff and Mary Bacon, Opens Off-Broadway
According to Primary Stages, "When entrusting the subject of motherhood to such a dazzling collection of celebrated American writers, what results is a joyous, moving, hilarious, and altogether thrilling theatrical play. Utterly unpredictable, Motherhood Out Loud shatters traditional notions about parenthood, unveils its inherent comedy and celebrates the deeply personal truths that span and unite generations. Motherhood Out Loud reveals with illuminating insight the humor, raw emotions and rocky roads we experience in life."
For tickets phone (212) 279-4200. For more information, visit primarystages.org.