The Capitol Theatre is excited to have the Vancouver Arts Club’s continuing hilarious saga of mothering highs and lows with Mom’s The Word 3: Nest 1/2 Empty on Saturday, November 11th at 7:30 pm.
From the world-renowned creative team behind the Mom’s the Word series comes a new chapter in their stories of family and fracas. Their kids are grown, their marriages have matured, and their bodies are backfiring. Life doesn’t get any prettier, but it never strays far from ludicrous or poignant as the moms continue to mine their personal history for every embarrassing detail. Filled with insights, secrets, and ribald humour, this brand-new show from the moms you love is both hysterical and deeply touching.
Long before “mommy bloggers” or blockbuster comedies cashed in on the craze, the Mom’s the Word Collective has been airing motherhood’s dirty laundry. Conceived in 1993 by a group of Vancouver actors who decided to write a show about their new roles as an “exhausted, bedraggled amateur mothers,” Mom’s the Word premiered at the Vancouver Arts Club in 1995, and became an instant international hit. Ten years later, Mom’s the Word 2: Unhinged brought stories of teenage torment, and in 2009 both shows were combined to produce the equally beloved Mom’s the Word: Remixed.
“The children are now (mostly) grown and are in various stages of leaving home, thinking of leaving home, trying to leave home, returning home, or being kicked out of home. Our marriages have evolved, devolved, or dissolved and it’s time for another instalment!”
The Capitol Theatre has presented each instalment as it toured across Canada. If you have seen each one you’re in for a hilarious and heart-felt continuation of the journey of motherhood, and if you are new to the Mom’s, oh lucky you! Bring tissue for the tears of laughter and maybe something a little more.
Tickets can be purchased in-person or by phone at the Capitol Theatre Box Office Tuesday- Friday, noon-4:30 pm - (250)352-6363 - or online at capitoltheatre.bc.ca .
Tickets prices for MOM’S THE WORD 3: NEST 1/2 EMPTY are $40 Adult / $32 Student.
Season package discounts are also available.