A modern day psychological drama that takes place dring the visceral rituals of a Ghanaian funeral. Inspired by Shakespeare's Hamlet, Mothers Burden tells the story of Yaa, a bereaved young woman estranged from her family who returns to her home town in Rural Ghana for her mother's funeral. Caught in a net of family secrets and feauding relatives, Yaa resists the urge to tak her mother's place despite her family's wishes to push her into the matriarch role.
Yaa is tested in every way as she navigates through bereavement and defning a new role within the family. Mothers Burden an intense and humourous tale of loss, betrayal and family expectations, is commissionedby Trestle Arts Theatre and Pursued By A Bear Theatre company.
Here are a selection from our past productions and some visual content to give you a peek behind the scenes in the making of our award winning short film Shadow Man.
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