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The King Who Wanted to Clean the Moon

A Children's Musical by Ashley Kerns with Music by Damien Figueras

Based on Ashley's own third grade writing assignment, The King Who Wanted to Clean the Moon is an interactive musical play for family audiences exploring climate change and gender roles. In this story, the King loves to read each night by moonligh... ...read more

Music Theatre Philly 262 S. 12th Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19107

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Water in My Hands

A Motherhood Reading Series play by Emma Gibson

Sorrel is busy preparing for her wedding even though her fiancé has just died, and Maria’s eyebrows are still not growing back. Gerry wants to know if the weather will improve so that he can lie on his back in t... ...read more

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Brown-Eyed Rapunzel

A Motherhood Reading Series play by Monica Flory

A white mom and her mixed-race daughter must find their way from the future back to the present by understanding anew a painful incident and learning to tell the unique story of their relationship. Monica Flory... ...read more

Music Theatre Philly 262 S. 12th Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19107

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Refrigerator Mother

A Motherhood Reading Series play by Alessandra Most

REFRIGERATOR MOTHER is, at its core, a play about the strength of a mother’s intuition and its ability to withstand the fiercest external influences. Set in the 1950s, it tells the story of a woman whose daughte... ...read more

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Zen & The Art of Mourning a Mother

A Motherhood Reading Series play by Emma Goldman-Sherman

In ZEN & the Art of Mourning a Mother, 3 generations, mothers & daughters, in 3 different moments in time, try to avoid their feelings of loss and grief while traveling from Philadelphia to New York City by tr... ...read more

Music Theatre Philly 262 S. 12th Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19107

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