Presented by Rosie O' Donnell and the Culture Project and directed by Cynthia Nixon, this solo performance by spoken word artist Staceyann Chin is about her journey as a single gay mother and activist. More…
The world premiere of 'MotherStruck' sets forth Staceyann Chin’s personal journey to motherhood as a single woman, lesbian and activist who does not have health insurance or a “serious, stable financial set up,” but wants to have a child. Told through Chin’s uniquely personal and poetic lens, this solo show explores how the process changed her life and how she makes peace with what she learns from this profound experience.
See it if great one-woman show. Riveting performance and engrossing story. Powerful and honest.
Don't see it if you don't like one-person shows or women's issues.
See it if You enjoy 1 woman shows and can identify with being (or wanting to be) a parent. Chin has written and performs her story exceptionally well
Don't see it if You don't like shows centered around LGBT characters or dislike one woman shows.
See it if you'd enjoy revealing, personal and moving - but very funny - theatre. It's all about growing up and the search & struggle for family.
Don't see it if you can't abide strong language and intimate revelations, or references to sexuality. or really don't like one person shows
See it if You have lived in New York for the last thirty years, done a lot of crazy stuff and want to laugh so hard you cry
Don't see it if Someone in your group is uncomfortable with sexual themes &/or non-gender conforming women
Also Thank you Cynthia and Rosie for making this happen - it was great
See it if You love great solo performers in their element telling their life's story. Staceyann Chin is a force to be reckoned with.
Don't see it if You generally get bored by solo performance.
See it if you're a fan of spoken word/poetry. You want to see something different, offbeat. You like powerful, intense performances
Don't see it if you're easily offended by dicey language, you don't like one person shows
See it if You appreciate an original voice. Staceyann Chin is frank, strong, funny and fearless. A resoundingly brave acting triumph.
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with graphic talk about love and sex, in all of its forms and glory.
See it if you love honest storytelling that will make you laugh and cry
Don't see it if you can't hear the sometimes brutal truths of a woman's journey to motherhood