From Fun Home to Waitress, from Next to Normal to Finding Neverland - it's always fun collating the various rumours flying around theatreland. After a very busy...
'night, Mother at the Old Red Lion Theatre from 30 Aug
'night, Mother, by Marsha Norman, at the Old Red Lion, a fringe venue in Angel, north London, from 30 Aug to 24 Sep 2011.
Directed by Paul Stacey, designed by Kat Heath, lighting by Eoin Furbank.
Jessie hasn't got much time; just a single evening to put the house in order before she leaves Mama forever. Everything is carefully planned - she'll show Mama how to do the washing, how to find the cloths and sponges, where all the electrical equipment is kept - and then she'll go to her room and shoot herself in the head. But Mama's not going to let that happen, not over her dead body.