Mum’s the Word

A smash hit on two continents, Mum’s The Word is an award-winning theatre piece written by six women who have endured the agonies and ecstasies of parenting. An hysterically funny and poignant play, it deals in shocking detail with all the important elements of childrearing with which those who are already parents will immediately identify, including every parent’s daily immersion in “bathwater, food, spit, snot, blood, vomit, urine and faeces”

Originally produced in Canada, where the authors live, the play has had five sell-out seasons in Vancouver and completed two Canadian tours, culminating in its resounding success at the 2001 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. The show has also run for three years in Australia, commencing at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and touring to this day. There have also been productions in New Zealand and throughout America, most recently in Chicago and Minneapolis.

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