We did a thing

by marif on May 2, 2016

Yesterday was amazing. Awesome, wonderful, mind-blowing, add your own emphatic and excited description here.

Last summer and fall, we talked about it, we stepped up as new producers, we had the full support of our former producers, and we committed to this. We talked about what cause we wanted to benefit and agreed on Positive Tomorrows. So happy to be supporting this awesome cause!

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We gathered sponsors. We could not have done it without them! We told them about what we were doing, about Listen to Your Mother, and our enthusiasm and passion inspired them to get involved. We are so thankful to all of our wonderful, local sponsors!

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We gathered people to come and share their stories with us, we talked and hoped and dreamed about what we hoped to accomplish… and then we did. We auditioned and laughed and cried with those who came forward. We marveled at their bravery and we wiped tears of laughter or sadness as we collected the stories that would make our show. We rehearsed and shared together and through our stories, we learned about all the ways we are connected. Friendships were formed. We producers told the cast about the magic of LTYM, the undeniable, amazing changes that happen once you step to that podium, get vulnerable and share your story.

 

Group pic from rehearsal

And then, yesterday, they took their place on the stage and shared and it was beautiful. We leaned on one another and supported one another, cheered for one another and again laughed and cried together. One by one, they took to the podium and shared their stories of motherhood with friends, family and FullSizeRender 4strangers alike. Time slowed down, each moment had a weight, meaning. The audience laughed and cried along with us—the best sounds we could hope for. And when each cast member stepped away from the microphone, you could see the change in each one of them. They found the magic.

Our alumni from three previous shows were there to offer their encouragement and support, cheering us on and reminding us of what an amazing thing we are all a part of.

Yesterday, at the Will Rogers Theatre in Oklahoma City, we did a thing. And it was incredible.

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It’s almost time!

by marif on April 20, 2016

Group pic from rehearsal

We are so excited! It’s almost show time. It’s almost time for your Listen To Your Mother Oklahoma City cast to come to the stage—we can’t even believe it. We’ll take to the stage on Sunday, May 1 at 3pm. Tickets are on sale now and moving fast—get yours now and bring a friend, your mom, your son or daughter. Our cast is amazing and we’ve got stories that will make you laugh, smile, cry and shake your head…sometimes all at the same time.

LTYM 2016 from Little Big Films on Vimeo.

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