After the tragic death of her son, Manuela embarks on a quest to Barcelona to find the father he never knew. Before reaching her goal, her life becomes entwined with that of three other women; a long-lost transvestite friend, a young nun searching for love, and the actress admired by her son.
All About My Mother revels in the strength and spirit of women, embracing motherhood, love and desire.
Pedro Almodóvar’s film, on which this production is based, won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film and BAFTA for Best Film not in the English Language in 2000. This is the first time that Almodóvar has given permission for one of his works to be adapted for the stage in English.
For more about this production read The First Night Feature.