LTYM Directors and Producers Take The Stage

July 15, 2014

One of the first comments people make to me when I tell them about Listen To Your Mother is “You should bring the tour to my town!” Then I explain as succinctly as possible that LTYM is a grass-roots movement of original shows–all different from one another– rather than a tour of a play, and that cities interested in hosting a show fill out an application in the fall. When people email me for an application, it comes with a comprehensive and very direct letter about what the process of hosting an LTYM show looks like. For example (taken directly from application): This will be a lot of work. A lot. Of work. Bringing an LTYM show to your community will very likely challenge you to work in areas you might never have even considered: making casting decisions among friends and strangers, finding and negotiating with venues and subcontractors (videographer, photographer, etc), publicizing […]

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The 2014 Listen To Your Mother Videos Are Here!

July 9, 2014
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  Big thanks to LTYM video sponsor by T. Rowe Price!  Watch the 2014 videos on the Listen To Your Mother YouTube channel or choose a playlist by clicking on a city below: Atlanta • Austin • Baltimore • Boston • Boulder • Charleston • Chicago • DC • Denver • Indianapolis • Kansas City •Little Rock • Madison • Metro Detroit • Milwaukee • Nashville • North Jersey • Northern Utah • Northwest Indiana • NYC • Oklahoma City • Plumas County • Portland • Providence • Raleigh-Durham • Sacramento • San Francisco • Southeast Texas • Spokane • St. Louis • The OC • Twin Cities

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Join LTYM at #BlogHer14 for the Open Mic Salon!

July 3, 2014

National Media Sponsor BlogHer and LTYM are thrilled to announce our 4th Open Mic Salon at BlogHer 2014!! What is the Open Mic Salon? The Open Mic Salon is just one part of BlogHer’s epic party plan, providing attendees a respite from the day’s learning and networking. After celebrating the Voices of The Year #VOTY (bloggers selected by a panel  to read their own writing at a microphone before the entire conference), you can throw your name in a hat for a chance to be randomly selected to read one of your own posts before the most supportive audience that exists–your fellow internet writers.     Or simply come to the Open Mic Salon to enjoy a quiet space and bear witness to even more words crafted by your blog peers. When is the Open Mic Salon? From… Friday, July 25th: Express Yourself on Friday Night at BlogHer 6-11PM at the San […]

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Introducing video sponsor by T. Rowe Price: Wherein The LTYMers FREAK OUT about saving for college

July 1, 2014

It was a peaceful afternoon in our LTYM director/producer Facebook group. Until, that is, the subject of saving for college arose. These show-runners boldly challenge themselves and support each other to bring Listen to Your Mother to their cities while balancing busy lives, and they can handle everything the production season throws their way. Seriously, they’ve made it through bats in the theater, tornado warning lockdowns and surprise blizzards in May. Who knew what  would finally prompt a freakout was the idea of planning to pay for college? I was doing some calculations… and thinking it wasn’t adding up right. My oldest will be in 8th grade. I thought we had more time! Where did the time go? What are we going to do? – Stephanie Where did the time go is right, Stephanie! You can’t see the look on my face because I’m in a fetal position on the floor. I have […]

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LTYM joins forces with Luvs “Experienced Moms!” Get ready to Bet on Your Baby.

May 28, 2014

As this busy LTYM season wraps, and the busy school year wraps, everyone is anticipating summer FUN. LTYM has found a brand new partner for summer fun with Luvs Experienced Moms. I’ve had a blast working with a group of humor bloggers as one of Luvs’ “Experienced Moms” in the past, and now LTYM gets to join the fun. At the center of it all: ABC’s family comedy “Bet On Your Baby” returns for a second season, and the Luvs Experienced Moms will be live-tweeting each episode starting Saturday, May 31st. Join us by following the conversation at #LuvsBOYB. Featuring the Luvs brand, Bet on Your Baby showcases the fun playfulness, but also the unpredictability of parenthood, as parents attempt to predict their child’s next move in an effort to win money for their child’s future education. The premise is funny in and of itself, but host Melissa Peterman is truly hilarious. And […]

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