In this powerful show, iconic singer Ann Reed honors the original Mother’s Day and our heroes. Comedian Mary Jo Pehl reads from her new memoir, out now, “Dumb, Dumb, Dumb, My Mother’s Book Reviews.” Performer Jennifer Baldwin Peden advocates for her sons, one with Down Syndrome. Brittany Delaney sees her mother in herself. Zippy Laske sings a tribute to her grandmother. And Sue Scott is grateful for the teacher who wasn’t afraid to push.
- Island of Discarded Women Episode #25 was directed and produced by Sue Scott
- Cast: Brittany Delaney, Zippy Laske, Sue Scott
- Written by Brittany, Zippy, and Sue
- Special Guest is Jennifer Baldwin Peden.
- Musical Guest is Ann Reed.
- Guest Contributor is Mary Jo Pehl
- Original songs “Mother’s Day” and “Heroes” music and lyrics by Ann Reed
- Original song “Seed Sown In Me” music and lyrics by Zippy Laske
- Reading from her memoir, “Dumb, Dumb, Dumb, My Mother’s Book Reviews” by Mary Jo Pehl
- Opening song excerpt from “Lioness” by Rachel Kurtz
- Live Audio Engineering by Katharine Horowitz and Richard Graham
- Mixed and Edited by Sue Scott
- Mastered by Tony Axtell
- Lighting by Lexi Carlson
- Photos by Amanda Skeivik