Category Archives: About the show

Motherhood Uncensored, Indeed

By Cristie Ritz King, founder of The Right Hand Mom The information I took in when I glanced at the website for Motherhood Out Loud had me prepared to laugh at the familiar moments I’d come to know as universal in this parenting journey. What I didn’t expect was that I would alternate my laughter with […]

On the Couch With the Women of Motherhood Out Loud

Mary Bacon, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, and Randy Graff are currently starring in the New York premiere of Motherhood Out Loud with Primary Stages, playing at 59E59 Theaters through October 29th. Motherhood Out Loud is a hilarious and moving tribute to motherhood, as written by some of America’s most celebrated writers. Check out what they have […]


Correct Again! Once again, Mr. Isherwood, you are correct! Motherhood is a distinctly over-rated enterprise–not being a mother, I feel (with you) that I can say that with total objectivity. It is certainly no topic for any real theatrical enterprise–since it is so common, it cannot help but be cliché! But leave it to artists […]

Motherhood Out Loud – Review from the Huffington Post

By Rochelle Jewel Shapiro Motherhood Out Loud, now playing at Primary Stages after 59 E. 59th St, makes you feel as if someone has read your mind or your mother’s or your grandmother’s, because no one would dare to say outright what the actors are saying on stage. The twenty scenes, united by themes of […]

Motherhood Out Loud  Cast Photo Call

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Robin Gorman Newman chats with: Susan Rose and Joan Stein, Producers/Conceivers of Motherhood Out Loud

Where and when did the idea for MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD come from?  Susan (left photo): I was a active Broadway Producer in the 80′s. When my daughter Samantha was born, I decided to become a full time mom. When she started first grade, I began working part time. I teamed up with a partner in LA, and we […]