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'Night, Mother' At Lamplighters Community Theatre

  • WHEN Ongoing from now until March 25, 2018[days & times]
  • WHERE Lamplighters Community Theatre, 5915 Severin Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942
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  • AGES 18+
  • COST $15 - $20

'Night, Mother by Marsha Norman

For information, call (619) 303-5092 or go to

Directed by James P. Darvas

This multi-award-winning play centers around Jessie, a middle-aged, down-on-her-luck woman who moves back in with her mom. As mother and daughter spend a high-stakes evening together, the ensuing debate -- sometimes quiet, sometimes tempestuous -- ultimately gives rise to some of our deepest, most personal questions about how and why we value life. Because, you see, Jessie has decided that life is no longer worth living. And as she calmly announces and prepares for her own death, her mother will try anything to stop her. 'Night, Mother, Marsha Norman's explosive 1983 play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and was nominated for four Tony Awards, including Best Play.

​"…honest, uncompromising, lucid, penetrating, well-written, dramatic, and…unmanipulatively moving…" —NY Magazine.

​"It is sparse and concise, introspective and penetrating, powerful and uncompromising, intense and intelligent, warm and theatrical. It is the American tragedy." —New England Entertainment Digest.

​"Something I hadn't seen in a long time happened at ''Night, Mother: The audience still sat applauding after the house lights came up, as if waiting for the cast to come round and join them." —Village Voice.

​"…a shattering evening…" —NY Times.

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Promotional flyer for 'Night Mother. Courtesy of Lampligh...

Above: Promotional flyer for 'Night Mother. Courtesy of Lamplighters Community Theatre.


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