PHOTO: Emily Cooper

Mom’s the Word – Nest 1/2 Empty 

From the world-renowned creative team behind the Mom’s the Word series comes a new chapter in their stories of family and fracas.

Their kids are grown, their marriages have “evolved,” and their bodies are backfiring. Life doesn’t get any prettier, but it never strays far from ludicrous or poignant as the moms continue to mine their personal history for every embarrassing detail. Filled with insights, secrets, and ribald humour, this brand-new show from the moms you love is both hysterical and deeply touching.

Written By

Jill Daum, Alison Kelly, Robin Nichol, Barbara Pollard & Deborah Williams

Producing Partners

                   Mom’s the Word 3 Collective

Our Role

Managing Agent

Mom’s the Word Nest Half Empty is Available for Touring & Licensing (for international territories) 

"If you don’t already have a ticket, get one now. Better yet, get two. Bring someone you love—it doesn’t have to be your mom—because this show is a huge gift… Whether or not you’ve seen the earlier installments, don’t miss Mom’s the Word 3. It’s filled with love, and it’s a winner."

The Georgia StraightKathleen Oliver

"About not just motherhood but female personhood"

The Vancouver Sun

"It’s easy to see why Mom’s the Word 3: Nest 1/2 Empty has already been extended and is on its way to selling out"

Vancouver Presents

"Captivates with its heart, humour, and honesty"

The Georgia Straight

Production Details

5 Female

2 hours, 20 minutes including intermission

By Jill Daum, Alison Kelly, Robin Nichol, Barbara Pollard, & Deborah Williams

Production History

Premiered in April 2017 at the Arts Club, Granville Island Stage (Vancouver BC) for a total of 60 performances with 87% capacity and was seen by 23,000 patrons. It became the most popular and highest-grossing play the Arts Club has ever produced in 38 years at the Granville Island Stage!

The Arts Club production went on a lower-mainland tour October 5 – November 11, 2017