The audience enters the space at the Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater to find a woman sitting at the edge of an endless couch, waiting. She waits as we take our seats. She waits as we finish our conversations. She waits as the lights begin to dim. She waits as her husband enters. And then The Mother begins. The Mother, Florian Zeller’s play and companion to his previous Molière-... Read more
Atlantic Theater Company continues its 2018-2019 season with the US premiere of Florian Zeller's The Mother, translated by Christopher Hampton, directed by Trip Cullman and starring Academy Award nominee Isabelle Huppert, two-time Golden Globe nominee Chris Noth, Justice Smith, and Odessa Young.
(Photos by Ahron R. Foster)
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Can one love one’s son too much? Anne has given everything to the family she’s built. Now the years have gone by, and her children have grown up and have lives and loves of their own, leaving her alone in a world that is crumbling around her. The Mother is a captivating and disquieting new play about a woman grasping for stability that will leave you questioning the very nature of reality.