Three Jewish widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husband's graves.
Ida is sweet tempered and ready to begin a new life, Lucille is a feisty embodiment of the
girl who just wants to have fun, and Doris is priggish and judgmental, particularly when
Sam the butcher enters the scene. He meets the widows while visiting his wife's grave.
Doris and Lucille squash the budding romance between Sam and Ida. They are guilt stricken
when this nearly breaks Ida's heart. The Broadway production starred Eileen Heckart as
"Funny, sweet tempered, moving."-Boston Globe
"Very touching and humorous. An evening of pure pleasure that will make you glad you went to the theatre."-Washington Journal Newspapers