Nancy (Braschayko) McNamara, a summa cum laude Laker Alumni from 2006 is attending the University of Michigan School of Medicine.
Sissy Spacek and Anne Bancroft star in the taut, emotional study about a
mother's attempt to stop her distraught daughter from committing suicide.
Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by author Marsha Norman, the
moving production casts Spacek as an epileptic with a failed marriage and a
delinquent son who decides to take control the only way she can - by taking
her own life. Bancroft, as the widowed mother with whom she lives, is
oblivious to her daughter' plans. The give and take between Spacek and
Bancroft makes for a searing family drama which brings to the surface all
the love, resentment and understanding that exists between every parent and