Mommy Are We Poor? New Play by MDRF Founder Richard Ravosa

Written by MDRF’s own Founding Director and Chairman Richard Ravosa, Mommy, Are We Poor? is the story of Chelsea, a widowed single mom with two jobs, two kids, too many bills, with Christmas approaching and no money for presents. Her boss offers to help, but it’s not the kind of help she had in mind. Can this struggling family get out of a 100-foot hole with a 50-foot ladder? One of the goals Richard had in writing the play, was to spread awareness that living with debt is nothing to me ashamed of. Circumstances outside of Chelsea’s control leads her to where we meet her when the play begins. There are resources, like MDRF, available to help those who need legal help, because no one should struggle and live with the stress and anxiety caused by debt. Our Organization strives to ensure every person has the resources  needed to be able to live a happy, fulfilling life and achieve their financial goals.

Playwright Richard Ravosa’s world premiere is directed by Greg Allen, Professor of Theatre, Northeastern University, presented by Six Corners Entertainment, starring Bill Mootos, (AEA) Little Women 2019, Rena Baskin, (AEA), Lily Kaufman, Ivy Jackson, Alyssa Butterfield, and Jacob Moheban.

Thank you to all who joined us on August 6th for our pre-performance reception, with the proceeds helping to support MDRF. Tickets are available for the rest of the run, through August 20th. Tickets are available at MCA box office or online www.mosesianarts.org. The performance Wednesday, August 17th is pay-what-you-can so that anyone who wants to see the show can do so without a cost barrier. General admission tickets are offered online at a range of prices and a limited number of free tickets will also be available at the door on a first come, first served basis, subject to availability.

We hope you can join us for a performance! All proceeds benefit MDRF so we can continue to help single moms just like Chelsea to overcome the unexpected and rebuild their financial lives. More information about MDRF can be found at massdebtrelieffoundation.org.