Welcome to Widows Anonymous, a space where five women can share what they are really feeling. Not the pretty lace hanky, tidy sorrow that is expected of women, but the wretched, ugly, heartbreaking grief that is losing a partner. It is a wild ride as contradictory feelings swing from moment to moment, and these women grasp to adjust to their new reality.
Along the way, there is sorrow, but there is also absurd humor. There is a new-found freedom to speak of things they did not dare, and there is an odd wonder at the women they are becoming.
Once upon a time they were wives, now they are widows. Who will they become as they learn to leave the labels behind?
Interview I did while preparing for the show: