Water In My Hands

Sorrel is busy preparing for her wedding even though her fiancé has just died, and Maria’s eyebrows are still not growing back. Gerry wants to know if the weather will improve so that he can lie on his back in the grass, and Eric’s wife has someone else’s heart beating inside her.

Through a series of interweaving accounts, Water in My Hands, lays bare the power of grief, and asks, ‘how do we move...
Sorrel is busy preparing for her wedding even though her fiancé has just died, and Maria’s eyebrows are still not growing back. Gerry wants to know if the weather will improve so that he can lie on his back in the grass, and Eric’s wife has someone else’s heart beating inside her.

Through a series of interweaving accounts, Water in My Hands, lays bare the power of grief, and asks, ‘how do we move on when we are haunted by the life that we have not yet lived?’
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Water In My Hands

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  • Bridget Grace Sheaff:
    1 Jul. 2020
    I LOVE Emma Gibson's plays. They're feminine, poetic, and full of longing. This one is one of my favorites.

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Miranda Theatre Company
    ,
    2020
  • Reading
    ,
    Philadelphia Women's Theatre Festival
    ,
    2018