march, 2018

30marallday28aprUncanny Valley Presented by Black Flag Theatre Company

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Event Details

Black Flag Theatre Company opens their inaugural season with the regional premiere of Uncanny Valley by Thomas Gibbons, playwright in residence at InterAct Theatre Company in Philadelphia. Sue Birch (Artistic Director of Theatre Britain) stars as Claire, a retiring neuroscientist tasked with one final project – to teach the newest advancement in artificial intelligence (Michael Salimitari, Perfect Wedding) how to be human. This new play draws on current research in artificial intelligence and robotics to explore the painful divide between creator & creation and the ethical minefield that awaits us all in the very near future. Directed by Hugh Lehman.

Run time: 90 minutes. Price: $29. Seating is limited.

 

Show runs March 30—April 28, 2018
Thursdays at 7:30pm
Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm
Sundays at 2:30pm

Immediately following the performances on Sundays, April 8th & April 22nd at 2:30pm, Post-show Talkbacks encourage audiences to engage with the artists and ideas behind the production.

Black Flag Theatre Company is the new home for bold performance art in North Texas. Focusing mainly on new or rarely-produced scripts, BFT’s mission is to develop and produce plays of substance and ideas that engage and challenge a diverse audience: “That sound you hear? It ain’t The Sound of Music.”™

Time

March 30 (Friday) - April 28 (Saturday)

Location

Cox Playhouse

1517 H Avenue, Plano, TX 75074

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