Lesson in Forgetting

Emma Haché’s Lesson in Forgetting (translated by Taliesin  McEnaney and John Van Burek) is an exploration of memory, amnesia and love.  It;’s currently playing in a production by Pleiades Theatre directed by Ash Knight at the Young Centre.  The basic premise is that HE (Andrew Moodie) has suffered head injuries that mean the only thing he can remember is how much he loves SHE (Ma-Ann Dionisio).  She visits him every day to work on his memory issues but it’s obviously hopeless and eventually, wanting to be free to continue her own life, she tries to leave him but can’t.

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