Left with their alimony, their children, and neighboring apartments on New York's posh Upper East Side, three divorcees share their loneliness, their often hilarious thoughts on sex and marriage, and their bitter memories of lost trust and closeness. When their ex-husbands arrive for a Father's Day reunion they are all, at first, as civilized and sophisticated as the situation demands—but then the veneer begins to crack, and beneath the fusillade of funny lines their aching emptiness and hurt show through. In the end they face the truth about themselves and the rejection that they must accept, as the biting humor of the play gives way to a moment of touching, revealing, yet quietly shattering resignation.
"Selected by Time magazine as one of ten best plays of the year. A widely noted and acclaimed Broadway presentation, this searing, brittle and explosively funny comedy bars no holds in delving into the disturbed lives of three divorcees whose ex-husbands return for a Father's Day visit. "Here is an evening in the theatre suffused with stinging, gut-aching laughter." —Time Magazine. "…absorbing, intelligent and steadily entertaining." —NY Post. "…real power and not a little pathos…" —Cue Magazine.