‘Night, Mother by Marsha Norman at Hampstead Theatre

‘Night, Mother by Marsha Norman at Hampstead Theatre

Confession: I was lucky enough to have seen the original American touring production of ‘Night, Mother in the mid-80s shortly after it won the 1983 Pulitzer Prize, with Kathy Bates’ Broadway understudy, Phyllis Somerville, in the lead as Jessie Cates. Possibly an inappropriate choice for someone as young as I was at the time (not…