Welcome to LTYM:2014, a series of live staged readings in 32 cities nationwide in celebration of Mother’s Day
2014 brings live LTYM shows to 32 cities: Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Boulder, Charleston, Chicago, DC, Denver, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Little Rock, Madison, Metro Detroit, Milwaukee, Nashville, North Jersey, Northern Utah, NW Indiana, NYC, Oklahoma City, Plumas County, Portland, Providence, Raleigh Durham, Sacramento, San Francisco, Southeast Texas, Spokane, St. Louis, The OC, and Twin Cities. We present our live shows for the two weeks leading up to, and including Mother’s Day Sunday May 11th, 2014. Click a city on this map for show info from each local LTYM site.
Watch over 500 videos from past seasons here.
Listen To Your Mother more than doubled its size in 2013:
We grew to 24 live shows across the nation
featuring over 300 bloggers and local writers
on stages before 7000 plus audience members
earning millions of social media impressions
and hundreds of press features/mentions– including an NBC Nightly News feature!
and resulting in LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER: THE BOOK coming in 2015 from Amy Einhorn Books.
A team of 60 of the blogosphere’s finest spearheaded LTYM: 2013 acting as local director/producers and facilitated by Ann Imig (National Director), Stephanie Precourt (Online Content Manager) and Deb Rox (Business Strategist).
Just 20 of our 60 local 2013 director/producers
Returning National Media Sponsor BlogHer, National Video Sponsor
The Partnership at Drugfree.org, and Supporting Media Sponsor One2One Network–together with dozens of local sponsors– made LTYM’s coast-to-coast growth-spurt possible.
Blogger-Runner-Writer-Co-director/producer team Pam Moore and Joelle Wisler brought LTYM to Boulder in 2013.
Learn more about the LTYM: Boulder 2013 cast here:
photos by Sabrina Persico
Meet the 2013 LTYM:Chicago cast here
Award winning humor blogger Zakary Watson, brought LTYM home to Denver for an inaugural show in 2013.
Learn more about the LTYM: Denver 2013 cast here.
The hilarious & prolific blogger/writer Lyz Lenz teamed up with marketing powerhouses Heather Smith Friedman and Jen Neumann to bring LTYM to Eastern Iowa.
Find LTYM: Eastern Iowa 2013 cast info here.
Find cast info here.
Activist/Blogger Erin Margolin teamed up with blogger Laura Seymour for an inaugural LTYM: Kansas City show in 2013.
You can read about the 2013 Kansas City cast here.
LTYM Founder/National Director Ann Imig hosted the 4th annual LTYM: Madison thanks to Stage Manager Darcy Dederich and Associate Producer Becky Sewell.
Read about the LTYM: Madison 2013 cast here.
Meet the cast of LTYM: Milwaukee 2013 here.
LTYM: NYC director, Actress/Author Amy Wilson, returned with marketing consultant Holly Rosen Fink and blogger/writer Varda Steinhardt to produce LTYM: NYC 2013, bringing comedic playwright/screenwriter/blogger Shari Simpson onto the production team.
Find the LTYM:NYC 2013 cast here.
Blogger/Teacher/Speaker Heather Ann Johnson became LTYM: Northern Utah director/producer, spearheading an inaugural show in 2013.
Meet the LTYM:Northern Utah cast here.
To learn about the LTYM: Northwest Arkansas 2013 cast, click here.
For 2013 LTYM: Northwest Indiana alum and nurse/blogger/mom to NINE children Lovelyn Palm took over the reigns as NWI Director/Producer from Stephanie Precourt (due to her cross-country move to Oregon).
Find the LTYM:NWI cast info here.
LTYM: Northwest Arkansas 2012 alumni blogger Misti Pryor and humorist Heather Smith Davis loved the LTYM experience so much, they brought it home to Oklahoma City in 2013, with the help of arts administrator Julie Bohannon.
Find links to the LTYM: Oklahoma City2013 cast here.
LTYM: San Francisco 2012 alum, writer Margaret Garcia and arts administrator Roxanne Valladao teamed up to bring LTYM home to their mountain town of Plumas County, CA.
Read more about the LTYM: Plumas County 2013 cast here.
Find links to the 2013 LTYM: Providence cast here.
For cast information for LTYM:Raleigh-Durham 2013, click here.
slideshow courtesy of Sarah Maren Photography
Find more information about the LTYM:Sacramento 2013 cast here.
Returning LTYM:San Francisco co-director/producer and blogger Kirsten Patel found a new co-director/producer in her very own sister, Kari Paulsey for 2013!
Read about the LTYM:San Francisco cast here.
Real-life best friends and beautiful writers Stacey Conner and Elise Raimi joined forces for a 3rd annual LTYM:Spokane.
Meet the LTYM:Spokane 2013 cast here.
LTYM made its way to St. Louis in 2013 thanks to a powerhouse team of four: Humorist/author Ellie Grossman, blogger/holistic-health cultivator Suzanne Tucker, event-planner/fundraiser Naomi Francis, and author/speaker Laura Edwards Ray.
Meet the LTYM:St. Louis 2013 cast here.
LTYM:Twin Cities 2013 slideshow photos courtesy of Jennifer Liv Photography
Find LTYM: Twin Cities 2013 cast info here.
Find the LTYM:DC 2013 cast here.
After falling in love with LTYM during her experience as a 2012 Philadelphia cast member, editor/writer Shosh Martyniak teamed up with blogger/speaker Jessica Kupferman and social-media maven Jennifer Steinberg to create the inaugural LTYM: Wilmington 2013.
Find LTYM:Wilmington cast info here.