Like Mother, Like Daughter

If you could ask your mother one question about her life, what would it be? What is the most important thing a mother can pass on to her daughter?

Like Mother, Like Daughter is a participatory performance project for mothers and daughters from different religions, which explores the lives of women across faith groups, the mother-daughter relationship and how these two things impact on one another in today’s world.

Lyn Gardner, The Guardian
Hannah Roe, Female Arts
“A quietly radical gem” Civilian Theatre
“A sweet subtle piece” Time Out

Like Mother, Like Daughter was first created for Montreal’s OFFTA in 2014. Since then it has been recreated with new, local casts in London, Yorkshire and Toronto and Cork in summer 2017. To date, more than 50 women aged 13 – 83, and with Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Buddhist and atheist backgrounds have taken part.

A collaboration between Complicité Creative Learning and Why Not Theatre, Toronto, and originally conceived by Ravi Jain, Rose Plotek and Poppy Keeling, iterations of the project have been supported by the Women’s Interfaith Network, 3FF, Inlight Trust, Goldsmith’s Company Charity and the Joseph Strong Frazer Trust.

© Janet Shrum