The Forgotten Promise

By DaVeon Whindleton



Performance Length

12 minutes


"The Forgotten Promise" is a heartwarming play that follows the journey of Michael, a man grappling with guilt over his inability to fulfill his father's final wish of scattering his ashes at his favorite spot in the mountains. With the support of his mother, Eleanor, his wife, Sarah, and their family friend, Thomas, Michael embarks on a journey of healing and remembrance. As the story unfolds, the characters confront their own fears and regrets, but ultimately find solace and strength in their bond with each other. Through heartfelt conversations and shared experiences, they discover that true fulfillment comes not from fulfilling promises in a literal sense, but from honoring the memory of their loved ones in their own unique ways. Set against the backdrop of scenic mountains and cozy living rooms, "The Forgotten Promise" explores themes of love, loss, forgiveness, and the power of family. It reminds us that while life may present unexpected challenges, it is our relationships and the memories we create together that sustain us through even the darkest of times.

Performance Rating

High School - 18+

Audience Rating

High School - 18+