When life sends family members towards separate trajectories, what keeps us bound together?
Poignant and compelling, The Heart Comes to Mind explores the relationship between an aging writer and his scientist daughter. As they each wrestle with the loss of their wife and mother, each comes to contemplate personal failures and relational shortcomings within their family. What private pain do we carry? Can we forgive each other? How does the heart make sense of what the mind cannot forget?
Lucas Ho’s new play is a visceral yet heartfelt exploration of the private struggles between a father and a daughter. We spin away and apart—sometimes, the journey home is an unstoppable collision course.