The Forgetting Room

In the aftermath of a school shooting, three teenagers are brought to the Forgetting Room so they can rest in peace. Short play in progress.
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The Forgetting Room

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  • Everett Robert:
    11 May. 2018
    I was not prepared for the emotional gut punch this play is. A brilliant use of the pace and timing, of naturalistic dialog and the supernatural, of what is seen and heard and what ISN'T seen and what ISN'T heard. This is a deep, religious, reflection on death in general, and what caused these characters deaths. This is a play that should be seen and performed at every play festival about gun control.
  • Jordan Elizabeth Henry:
    9 Apr. 2018
    Gut-wrenching and hard, this short play has a huge impact. Haas's pace is perfect, guiding us through this intense moment in time.
  • Lindsay Partain:
    8 Apr. 2018
    A roller-coaster of a play that takes you through all of the stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. The echo of the PRAYER in the background haunts you as you watch these 3 funny, ambitious children figure out what the next step is. Haas puts you right there in the Forgetting Room with her characters; the only difference is that when you walk out you won't be able to forget them.

Production History

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    L.A. Loft
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    2018