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Lily

The Corpus Playroom 2016

Lily is dead. Who was she?

It seems even her friends don’t know. 

As they gather in Eleanor’s living room, Lily’s friends attempt to remember and celebrate her life, but their discussion soon turns inwards. In the wake of Lily's death, they think of their own jobs, children and love affairs. Tangled relationships unravel and quiet sufferings find voice in this strange afternoon of grief and false smiles. In the limbo space of the living room, love and death meet head-on.

Jack seems to be the only person truly mourning. He has no trouble remembering Lily, but how will he ever let her go?

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