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Nashville LTYM Audition sign-ups are open!

by brigid on January 20, 2016

It’s here! The time to claim your audition spot is NOW!

Edited to add: Spots are currently full. Please email ltymnashville@gmail.com to add your name to the wait list. We will do our best to work you in!

If you haven’t read our last post yet, start there for important details.

Audition spots typically fill up fairly quickly. We ask that you sign up for only one spot. Also a friendly reminder that if you sign up and something changes, we’d really appreciate you letting us know or canceling your audition on the sign-up form.

(Please note that all essays are subject to light editing if eventually selected for our show.) Do not memorize your essay. This is a show of readings. We want you to read it! Your piece should be minimum 3 minutes and maximum 5 minutes when you read it aloud. (Shorter is better.)

Click here to sign up for your spot!

If you know a friend or family member who has a story to tell, please share this with them.

We can’t wait to hear your stories! More info to come via email in the upcoming weeks for everyone who’s auditioning so stay tuned! Remember, the show date is April 30th!

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Dignity and Love

by brigid on January 10, 2016

In addition to sharing stories about motherhood, each Listen To Your Mother city donates 10% of all ticket sales to a local charity. For Nashville’s third annual show, we are thrilled to be working with Safe Haven Family Shelter.

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Safe Haven is the only shelter-to-housing program of its kind in Middle Tennessee that accepts the entire homeless family. Safe Haven is driven by the belief that parents and children must be kept together in order to ensure security, success, and self-sufficiency.

Safe Haven helps families experiencing homelessness by providing for their immediate needs of shelter and stability, financial literacy, job training and placement, and intensive case management, all while treating them with dignity and love.

Community partnerships, education, volunteerism and donations all play a vital role in their success. We hope you will join us in supporting this fabulous organization. If you are interested in volunteering, you can find more information here.

 

 

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Nashville – get writing!

December 28, 2015

Nashville’s third year of Listen To Your Mother Saturday, April 30th at TPAC If you have been to either of our prior shows, you know what a treat you are in for and are rushing off to mark your calendar. We’ll wait right here. If you haven’t been to a show yet, well, this is your year. Greater Nashville – we know you have stories to tell. We can’t wait to hear them. Do you have to be “a writer”? No. Write your story down as you would tell it. A mother? Not necessarily. (Just ask Isaiah from last year’s show.) What DO you need? A true story of any aspect or even just a moment that you have experienced in relation to motherhood. Here’s what you need to know: Audition sign-ups will open on January 20th at 9am on a first come, first serve basis. Audition dates: Saturday 3/5 (Nashville), Sunday 3/6 (Nashville), […]

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Meet Nashville’s 2016 team!

December 14, 2015

The Nashville team has some new (familiar) faces this year. All prior Nashville cast members, the team has grown to four and is ready to take on this labor of love! BRIGID DAY Nashville Producer/Director – has lived half of her life in Illinois and the other half in Tennessee. The scales are about to tip in favor of Tennessee, though she still thinks of herself as a Yankee. She works at an awesome library in her dream job, and plays bare-handed vintage baseball  in her spare time. This is her third year working on LTYM Nashville. Brigid and her husband Mike have two children, a dog, and two cats. Follow her on twitter @brigidday. MARCELA GOMEZ Nashville Producer/Director – Marcela Gómez grew up between Colombia, South America and the United States giving her a fulfilling bi-cultural and bilingual lifestyle. Marcela enjoys a career in public relations and advertising specializing in helping companies target the Latino communities. She plays a key role in […]

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Nashville LTYM is back for 2016!

November 3, 2015

Listen To Your Mother is a force to be reckoned with, once again! LTYM will bring a voice to 41 cities nationally – with 31 returning cities, and 10 new cities. That is some fabulous stuff, right there. Our Nashville team has a new look. Brigid Day will be returning on the production team, but will be joined this year by three new production team members, all Nashville LTYM alumnae. Please welcome Marcela Gomez and Jo Dee Prichard from the 2014 cast and Christy James from the 2015 cast to the Nashville team. Anne McGraw and Carrie Weir brought their talents, work, and love to Nashville for two years and our show would not be where it is without them. You can look for them at our show, because we expect they will be sitting in the front row! Speaking of our show, save the date: April 30th, 2016. Check out the National LTYM […]

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