"Mother Tongue" by First Generation



City Stage (150 Bridge St , Springfield, MA 01103, Springfield MA)

*“Mother Tongue”* is an original multilingual physical theater performance, created by Springfield’s First Generation Ensemble.*“Mother Tongue”*  is inspired by events and stories from Congo/Tanzania, Bhutan/Nepal, South Sudan, Holyoke, and Springfield. The performance incorporates movement, music, dance, and stories in Arabic, Swahili, Nepali, and English. The 90 minute piece incorporates the themes of culture, language, diaspora, identity, and the school to prison pipeline, among others.