Can't Ignore the Rat
a new play
written and developed by Emma Lea Hasselbach
a play about isolation, indoctrination, under-education, and curiosity
*presented in April 2023 in a reading with Sanguine Theatre directed by Ana Radulescu
"What else is there? I’m just a girl, I don’t think I’m supposed to want to go out of my home.
There’s “arsenic in the air” out there.
Here there’s just apple seeds.
I mean I do have questions and the ocean seems nice but wanting those things seems like wanting to touch the stars when the stars are there and not here.
And what would happen if I wasn’t here, at home.