Director: Ariunjoloo Myagmardorj
Playwright: Marsha Norman
Institution: Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture
Venue: Teatro Municipal “Enrique Buenaventura”
Time: 19:00, May 21, 2015
Event: ATEC 9th International Forum
Marsha Norman is an American playwright, screenwriter, and novelist. She received the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play 'night, Mother. She wrote the book and lyrics for Broadway musicals such as The Red Shoes, The Colour Purple, The Bridges of Madison County and The Secret Garden, for which she won a Tony Award. She is co-chair of the Playwriting Department at The Juilliard School.
'night, Mother is an adaptation of the play written by the North American playwright Marsha Norman. This version tells the story, without dialogue, of a widowed mother who loves her son excessively. All she wants is to lead him on the right path, and to keep him beside her forever. Unfortunately her son has his own desires, dreams, and wishes which his mother cannot understand. As time goes by, the mother's love becomes a great pressure on her son.