Recalling Mother (2009)
Recalling Mother is a funny and moving piece written and performed by Claire Wong and Noorlinah Mohamed.
Two women tell stories about two other women – their mothers – and the complexities of living with (and not living with) Mother. The production was first produced in the intimate setting of a fine art gallery, providing a unique and nuanced theatrical experience, celebrating the joys and challenges of motherhood – and daughterhood.
First produced in 2009 by Checkpoint Theatre.
Heartfelt performances and a tight scriptThe Straits Times, SG
... entertaining and moving... the use of space [was] clever and creative.The Transit Cafe, SG
Recalling Mother reveals its emotional core: an exploration of the cultural gulf that separates Wong and Noorlinah from their non-English-speaking mothers.Singapore Art Gallery Guide, SG
... engaging and vivid... subtly layered with issues regarding language and communication.Channel News Asia, SG