Be a Good Little Widow: Press/Opening

Press Opening

07/14/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Life can be messy. Melody thought being a young wife was hard, until she became a widow. As she contemplates the proper way to grieve, her mother-in-law is by her side with expert, never-ending, yet well-meaning, advice. From dutiful black dresses to inappropriate outbursts, Melody navigates an unchartered course towards understanding what it means to find someone through losing them. Brunstetter’s quirky comedy contemplates how devotion and hope can persevere in the midst of unexpected loss.

The New York Times declared Be a Good Little Widow to be “Delicately satisfying…[Ms. Brunstetter] writes fresh, unfussy dialogue and characters who earn their laughs and emotional moments by honest means.” According to Backstage, “Bekah Brunstetter’s powerful new play marries the humor and sadness of grief. Brunstetter’s words pierce the soul, and she makes the depths of the human experience profoundly relatable….”

River Road Unitarian Universalist Building: Fireside Room
6301 River Rd
Bethesda, MD 20817

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