The Worst Mother in the World

by Kari Bentley-Quinn

directed by Tony Adams

A World Premiere
Highly Recommended
. "In addition to shedding much-needed light on postpartum anxiety and depression, the story provides a new perspective on trust, trauma, and women's ability to lift one another up and tear one another down." - Chicago Reader
Jeff Recommended

March 24 - May 4, 2019

New mom Nina is struggling with terrifying nightmares and anxiety attacks. Her therapist Bonnie's estranged daughter, Mary, arrives home with some life changing news. When Nina and Mary become friends, Nina may be swallowed whole.

Approximate running time: 90 minutes (no intermission)


Susaan Jamshidi (Nina)
Jenn Adams (Bonnie)
Kianna Rose (Mary)
Maren Rosenberg (Masked Figure/Nina U/S)
Arlicia McClain (Mary U/S, Masked Figure U/S)

Creative Team

Playwright: Kari Bentley-Quinn
Director/Scenic Design: Tony Adams
Lighting Design: Simean "Sim" Carpenter
Costume Design: Cody Von Ruden
Sound Design: Matt Reich
Puppet Design: Stephanie Díaz
Props Design: Persephone Lawrence
Stage Manager: Amy Skrodzki
Technical Director: Noe Jara
Assistant Director: Arlicia McClain
Associate Producer: Regina Victor