Mother. Musical. Written by Bertolt Brecht
. Music by Hanns Eisler, Jerome Moross and Alex North
. Translated by Paul Peters. From a novel by Maxim Gorky
. Directed by Victor Wolfson
. Civic Repertory Theatre: 19 Nov 1935- Dec 1935 (closing date unknown/36 performances). Cast: Frances Bavier
(as "Woman," "The Butcher's Wife," and "...
Frances Bouvier | Hazel Howard
Did You Know?
[speaking in the 1970s] I had played Aunt Bee for ten years and it's very, very difficult for an actress or actor to create a role and be so identified that you as a person no longer exist and all the recognition you get is for a part that's created on screen.
"Nobody will move me, I am not a dining room table, I am not a sofa, I am not a rug, how dare you!" [her reaction to Howard Morris trying to rearrange the set].