‘Mothers and Sons’ Is Powerful and Elegant


Bill Mootos and Annette Miller in “Mothers and Sons” Photo by Eloy Garcia

A bee sting. A cut. A sprain. The pain is immediate, but with time, it fades.

 Lose a child, and the pain is sustained for a lifetime.

Such is the fate of Katherine Gerard, a lonely, embittered woman who lost her son, Andre, 20 years ago to the horror of AIDS, and has finally mustered the courage to meet, face to face, with her son’s former lover.

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