The year is 2009.

The last human being died in 1971.

Each year we gather together to tell the story that we never, ever forget.


UNIVERSAL ROBOTS


12 Feb-7 Mar 2009 | Tickets $18.00
Manhattan Theatre Source

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Written by Mac Rogers
Directed by Rosemary Andress

Starring
Esther Barlow, Jason Howard*, David Lamberton*, David Ian Lee*, Michelle O'Connor*, Ridley Parson, Nancy Sirianni*,Tarantino Smith*,
Ben Sulzbach, and Jennifer Gordon Thomas

*appears courtesy Actor's Equity Association

Production Manager: Saundra Yaklin
Artistic Director: Jim Lawson
Producer: Lanie Zipoy
Set Design: Raul Abrego
Costume Design: Nicky J. Smith
Lighting Design: Kia Rogers
Sound Design: Ien DeNio
Stage Manager: Dana Rossi
Board Operator: Ian Wherle
Graphic Design: Wade Dansby III
Web Design: Pete Boisvert

For press inquiries, contact Lanie Zipoy

 

Robots Panel Discussion
Saturday, Feb 21, 3pm - 4pm
Tammy Oler, Moderator
Panelists: Dr. Yann LeCun, Dr. Michael L. Littman & Dan Paluska, more to be announced

Resistance is Futile: Exploring our Evolving Relationship to Robots in Today's Wired World

From Karel Capek's 1921 play R.U.R. to the Terminator films and Battlestar Galactica, fears of a robot apocalypse have been pervasive in science fiction. Yet, we increasingly look to robotics and artificial intelligence to enrich our lives. Some scientists even suggest that we will have intimate relationships with robots in the near future. Will robots usher in a revolution or a cultural renaissance? Join us for a lively panel discussion on our evolving relationship to robots as well as our fears and desires in today's wired world.

Universal Robots is made possible by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Swing Space program, which was created with lead support from the September 11th Fund.  Project space is donated by Capstone Equities.

 

 

Events

Fri, Feb 13 & Sat, Feb 14
Friday the 13th & Valentine's Day
Chocolate for all patrons.

Wednesday, Feb 18
UNC Tarheels Night
Pre-show Soiree starts at 6:30pm with music by
The Slidell Scatterbrainsand refreshments

Saturday, Feb 21, 3pm - 4pm
Robots Panel Discussion
(description below)

Wednesday, Feb 25th
Czech Night!

 

Links

Universal Robots Blog

 

http://nasu-ka.com