In 1922, the Gruber family was found brutally murdered in their home, a small German farmstead miles from the nearest town. Their killer, who remains unknown, continued to live in the house, feed the animals, cook in the kitchen, and tend the fireplace for days after the slaughter. These continued signs of life in a home where everyone has died inspired Hinterkaifeck, a surreal, elegiac meditation on depression, trauma, and loneliness written by Dante Flores. This haunting new play takes an unexpectedly poetic look at one of the most gruesome and bizarre unsolved mysteries of the twentieth century. A portion of this script, directed & designed by Laura and performed by Liz Ramos, was presented at the Art is Cool Salon in the fall of 2017.