NEWS
2024

23.05.2024 MOTHERS OPENING THE SPRING PERFORMING ART FESTIVAL UTRECHT, May 23

Marta Górnicka returns to SPRING! She is bringing a choir of 21 women of different ages, backgrounds and professions. In a powerful testimony of the realities of war, each of them tells her own story of how war has changed her life, while collectively they try to find a way to overcome the horror

15.05.2024 EUROPEAN TOURNEE OF MOTHERS – MILANO, UTRECHT, HANNOVER, BERN, St. Pölten, SALZBURG, FREIBURG

MOTHERS are starting European tournee and visit in May and June: Piccolo Teatro di Milano European Theatre Festival Presente Indicativo (18–19.05.), SPRING UTRECHT Performing Arts Festival (23.05.) KunstFestSpiele Herrenhausen (25.05.), Auawirleben Theaterfestival Bern (28.05.), Tangente St. Pölten (5–6.06.), Festival SZENE Salzburg (07.06),  Theatre Democracy Festival Freiburg (15–16.06.)

12.05.2024 MOTHERS AT PICCOLO TEATRO DI MILANO, May 18-19

They are survivors. They are refugees from war and persecution, witnesses to violence and destruction. They use the power of their voices to name what cannot be put into words. Their singing becomes an accusation, a plea and a warning to us and to all people in Europe. After a celebrated and shattering performance at […]

26.04.2024 MOTHERS – THE BEST PERFORMANCE AT the 30th International Festival of Pleasant and Unpleasant Art – ŁÓDŹ

The audience of the 30th International Festival of Pleasant and Unpleasant Arts, casting their votes (online and traditionally – by filling out plebiscite cards), awarded: The title of the Best Performance to the: “MOTHERS. A SONG FOR THE TIME OF WAR” based on the concept, libretto and directed by Marta Górnicka (co-production of the Women’s […]

MOTHERS FOR THE OPENING EUROPAISCHES THEATERFESTIVAL 777 TAGE AT DUSSELDORFER SCHAUSPIELHAUS/ 11.04. 2024

They are survivors. They are refugees from war and persecution, witnesses to violence and destruction. They use the power of their voices to name what cannot be put into words. Their singing becomes an accusation, a plea and a warning to us and to all people in Europe. After a celebrated and shattering performance at […]

08.03.2024 MOTHERS AT THEATRE LLIURE, BARCELONA, 27 and 28.03. 24

The Polish director Marta Górnicka presents a choral piece with 21 refugee women – a healing ritual inspired by the ones dedicated to women in the seventh century BC. “Our performance is about women and war. About defense mechanisms and responsibility. About our reaction to a war in Europe. About the rituals of wartime violence against […]

07.03.2024 MOTHERS AT The 44th Stage Song Review, Polish Theatre, WROCŁAW, 03.23.2024

A performance of 21 Ukrainian, Polish, Belarusian mothers and their children. The wartime rituals of violence against women are unchanging. War asks Europe the ultimate questions: about responsibility in the face of danger, and about our defense mechanisms. Out of the testimonies of mothers and children—Ukrainians, Belarusians and Poles: those who have fled war; those […]

06.03.2024 MOTHERS FOR THE OPENING OF THE 30th INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL IN ŁÓDŹ, 09.03.2024

A performance of 21 Ukrainian, Polish, Belarusian mothers and their children. The wartime rituals of violence against women are unchanging. War asks Europe the ultimate questions: about responsibility in the face of danger, and about our defense mechanisms. Out of the testimonies of mothers and children—Ukrainians, Belarusians and Poles: those who have fled war; those […]

16.02.2024 MOTHERS AT Maxim Gorki Theater, BERLIN, Jan 11- 12 and Feb 17 -18

A performance of 21 Ukrainian, Polish, Belarusian mothers and their children. The wartime rituals of violence against women are unchanging. War asks Europe the ultimate questions: about responsibility in the face of danger, and about our defense mechanisms. Out of the testimonies of mothers and children—Ukrainians, Belarusians and Poles: those who have fled war; those […]