Join Us Sunday May 1st at the Simms Center at 1 PM!

Tickets on sale now!

If you missed our May show at Albuquerque Academy or if you want to watch your favorite readers all over again, you’re in luck! The newest videos are now available on YouTube!

This year, LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER gave motherhood a microphone in 41 cities — over 500 stories told, with thousands of live-listeners in audiences across the U.S. and Canada.

ELEESE BOHANNON-SCOTT reads at our 2016 DC show, by Julie Lowery Photography

ELEESE BOHANNON-SCOTT reads at our 2016 DC show, by Julie Lowery Photography

Our Albuquerque cast was incredible and it was such a privilege to hear them share their humorous, moving, and profound words. You can watch the 2016 Albuquerque show by clicking this playlist.


LTYM cast

2016 Albuquerque LTYM cast

With heartfelt thanks and enormous gratitude to our 2016 cast and production team, and to our North American sponsors SheKnows #BlogHer16, Luvs, and local sponsors ABQ Web Hosting, Art Trujillo, Steve Schroeder, Sissy and Terry Othick, Epic Salon and ABQ Mobile Vet.


We also invite you to experience voices from our shows all across North America featuring powerful true stories that capture all facets of contemporary parenting (as well as stories about our own upbringing) including very timely personal narratives given the recent events in Orlando, Baton Rouge, Shaker Heights, and Dallas. On the Listen To Your Mother YouTube channel we feature a variety of playlists by topic, and for 2016 we’ve added two new playlists–one with stories about race, and another with stories from LGBTQ families.


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What A Show!

by ashlee on May 30, 2016

It’s a wrap for our 2nd Albuquerque Listen To Your Mother show. Our cast this year featured men and women from a variety of ages, cultures and backgrounds. And the stories….WOW! It was a treat for everyone in attendance and we all felt the power and emotion behind being able to share our story.

From stories of motherhood from an adoptee, poems about motherhood and the family vehicle to stories of being a working mom, our audience laughed and cried their way through the show.

Thank you so much to our cast, the family and friends who supported and encouraged the sharing of stories, our charity partner Saranam, our sponsors ABQ Web Hosting, Mr. Art Trujillo, Mr. Steven Schroeder, Mr. and Mrs. Terry and Sissy Othick and Ashley Nelson from Epic Salon.

Stay tuned for the YouTube videos of all readings from all of the North American shows coming soon!

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Meet Our 2nd Annual Albuquerque Cast!

March 31, 2016

As a producer/director, it feels a bit like being a child awaiting Christmas when the casting call is put out. We can hardly wait to see who will share their motherhood stories with us and we are eager to hear each and every one of them. First, let me say that this year did not disappoint. The stories. Just wow. And you know what else? Our cast shows what a beautiful, diverse city we’re fortunate to call home. From cast members who will be speaking (and having their pieces videotaped for posterity) for the first time to famous authors whose works we have probably read as part of our high school curriculum, we can’t wait for you to hear their powerful pieces. I’m proud to introduce our 2016 Albuquerque cast of readers! Ashlee Andrews Emilie Archuleta Jimmy Santiago Baca Debra Burke Heather Conyngham Evelyn Fernandez Kelly Martin Talia Sledge 2015 LTYM Albuquerque cast […]

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Meet Our Cause- Saranam

March 25, 2016

  We’re thrilled to announce our official charity partner for the 2016 Albuquerque Listen To Your Mother show! Saranam is a 2-year housing and education program for homeless families here in Albuquerque.  Saranam offers a wide variety of services to assist families in moving beyond homelessness. For families accepted into the program and who have a desire and motivation to change their lives, Saranam provides: Long-term housing Intensive case management Increasing levels of education Focus on addressing individual issues Supportive community A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to Saranam to help them continue their excellent work! Tickets for the show (1 pm on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at Simms Center for Performing Arts at Albuquerque Academy) are on sale now and can be purchased here! In addition, we will accept donations to Saranam on the day of the show and we’ll get the opportunity to learn more about the amazing […]

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Audition Time- Your Chance To Be Part of the 2016 Show!

January 28, 2016

Dear Albuquerque writers, bloggers, storytellers and anyone with a story to share, Auditions are now underway for our SECOND ANNUAL Albuquerque show! The actual Listen To Your Mother show will be held on Sunday May 1, 2016 at Simms Center for Performing Arts at Albuquerque Academy. Get ready! Start putting your thoughts to paper (or laptop) and sign up today! This is not a show exclusively for professional speakers/writers (though we welcome all levels of experience). LTYM is about motherhood and all of the emotions, joy, laughter and angst that go along with it. Your story may be the one that has an impact on someone’s life when our 2016 show hits the stage (and then is added to the LTYM YouTube channel). Your story is unique and we want to hear it! Here’s what we’re looking for in Albuquerque: 1. IMPORTANT: Each piece must fall between 3-5 minutes when read aloud. This […]

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