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Cast Spotlight: Alexandra Vaillancourt

April 10, 2017

Alexandra Vaillancourt is a transplanted New Yorker who has made Boston her home for the past 25 years. She is a stepmom, preschool teacher, former nanny, photographer, and proud cat lady. Her hobbies include reading, writing, and asking someone else to do her arithmetic. She enjoys improv theater and getting tattooed- her ink is absolutely beautiful. Commuting by foot and public transportation, she often encounters the unexpected. You can view her photos at snobbyblog.com. Yes, you want to hear her moving story of motherhood on May 4th and you can! Grab your ticket HERE! by

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Cast Spotlight: Jackie Hennessey

April 7, 2017

Jackie is honored to return to the stage for her second Listen to Your Mother show. She was a cast member of the inaugural 2013 Providence LTYM show and will never forget the incredible experience and bond formed with her cast-mates. This former journalist-turned-public relations consultant is a native Texan and graduate of Texas A&M University, where she received the “Best Aggie-Life Writer” award. Having worked full-time, part-time and from home in journalism and PR for more than two decades, Jackie sees motherhood from a variety of angles. And thankfully, with a sense of humor. Jackie blogs about her take on life, mid-life and motherhood at Ventingsessions.com and writes about it in her award-winning book, How to Spread Sanity on a Cracker. Her writing has also been featured in the book Mommy Diarist, blogs like Scary Mommy and most recently, her regular column in The Barrington Times. She has donated her PR expertise to […]

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Cast Spotlight: Magnolia Perez

April 5, 2017

Magnolia is a bilingual actress, originally from the Dominican Republic. She is a Latino advocate, and proud mother of Leah-9, Anthony-6, and Miriah-5. She migrated to the Rhode Island at the age of 7, and became an ESL student in Providence. She lived with her single mother Ydelsa, then received a theatre scholarship to attended Rhode Island College where she received a bachelors in arts with a concentration in theatre.  She’s been apart of the Everrett Stage and School Company, and truly enjoys all of her volunteer work with many children’s theatres in the city of Providence. Come hear Magnolia’s story of motherhood on May 4th at The Providence Public Library. Purchase your tickets HERE. by

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Providence Listen to Your Mother, Final Cast Announcement

March 20, 2017

This year’s auditions were like no other. The stories lingered in our heads, and as we patched together an amazing show, we begged for more time. In our hearts, not one story will be left out. We laughed and talked, sipped hot coffee until it was cold, and had a lot of fun, as this process is not to be repeated again. We reflected on this truth, and reworked the words into a pattern that would take our audience on a journey of so many new and different walks from years before. But after all was said and done, we our beautiful quilt is together. Stitched with words of passion, strength, hurt, heart, love, laughter, tears, and all walks of motherhood. We could not be more excited to announce Karen CL Anderson, cast member Liana Cassar, cast member Elizabeth DaRosa, cast member Brianne DeRosa, director/producer/cast member Kirsten DiChiappari, director/producer/cast member Jackie Hennessey, cast […]

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2017 Listen to Your Mother Providence Auditions

January 16, 2017

Your story must be told- now more than ever. Let your voice be heard as an essential part of this year’s Listen To Your Mother celebration of mothering by giving a voice to motherhood — in all of its complexity, diversity, and humor. If you have a story longing to be heard about your mother, your own view as a mother, or about a mother-figure in your life — write it down and share with us! We will be hosting two auditions at the Providence College/Smith Hill Annex on Thursday, February 23 from 7 pm – 9 pm and Saturday, March 4th from 9 am – 11 am. These spots are by appointment only- please find your spot HERE! What is your story? It’s motherhood as you see it. Humor, painful, soulful… Whether you are a mother, know a mother, have a mother, want to be a mother- man or woman. We want you to breathe life […]

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