Vigils, by Noah Haidle, is a surprisingly funny and wildly imaginative story of love, grief and the difficulty of letting go. Two years after a fireman died trying to save a baby from a burning home, his widow is clinging to the past -- literally. She has trapped her husband's soul in a box, and his body is wandering around aimlessly, ricocheting from one memory to the next, as body and soul try to come to terms with their actions during his life. When a handsome wooer arrives on the scene, the widow must decide between the past she knows and the future she can only imagine. Kate Whoriskey directs this world premiere.
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