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Mothers & Daughters
Directed by Joyce & Shira Piven
February 8, 1991 – March 2, 1991

Stories: A Stolen Party by Liliana Heker, The Shawl by Cynthia Ozick, What is Seized by Lorrie Moore, The Swan, Waverly Jong's  Story, & Scar by Amy Tan & Beloved by Toni Morrison.


Lee Chen
Laura Cisneros
Gloria Bond Clunie
Ann Cusack
Marilyn Dodds Frank
Jenna Ford
Adele Robbins
Tria Smith
Thom Vernon

Stage Manager:
Rachel Singer
Theatre Design:
Byrne Piven
Set Design:
Lynn Hirsch
Lighting Design:
Mary & Tim Hynes
Costume Coordinator:
Nora Lee Luttrell
Lighting Consultant:
Bob Shook
Original Music:
Shira Piven
Music Performed
by Shira Piven & Andrzej Carney-Soltys


“A knockout … richly emotional portrayals” – Chicago Tribune

“The Piven program earns high marks for literary taste” – Chicago Sun-Times