A Perfect Robot
by Vortex Repertory Theatre
Aug. 08, 2015
A marvel of art and technology, Mollybot is an almost perfect and affordable soulmate. When her creator goes off in search of the last missing piece to her soul, her machinery is left vulnerable to the commercial and jealous side of creation. Her body and programming are threatened. With only Alan Turing at her side, can Mollybot scale the distance between robot and human, subject and self?
A PERFECT ROBOT was a finalist for the O’Neill Playwrights Conference 2014 and received Honorable Mention for Kilroy List 2014 & Kilroy 2015. The VORTEX is excited to present this reading as a step towards a possible production. The reading will feature VORTEX Resident Artists Trey Deason, Nickclette Izuegbu, Toby Minor and Amelia Turner and guest artists Sarah Danko and Jesus Valles. Admission is FREE and open to the public, with a discussion of the play to follow in the Butterfly Bar.
Sarah Saltwick is a playwright based in Austin, TX, a graduate of the Michener Center for Writers at UT Austin and was recently a Jerome Fellow at the Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis. Her play A PERFECT ROBOT was a finalist for the O'Neill Playwright Conference and a Kilroy Honorable Mention for 2014 and 2015. Sarah's plays have been recently been produced or developed by the Navigators, Scriptworks, FronteraFest, Red Theatre Collective, Phoenix Theatre, the Icicle Creek Theater Festival, WildClaw Horror Theater, Weber State University, Barnyard Theater; as well as in cars, backyards, dressing rooms, lobbies, and a swimming pool. Her play TENDER ROUGH ROUGH TENDER will be presented by groundswell as a Rude Fusion Project at the end of August. Twelve years ago, she was a summer intern at the Vortex and still has fond memories of the Summer Youth Program The Conference for the Birds.
August 08, 2015
2307 Manor Road
Austin, TX, 78722
The VORTEX, 2307 Manor Rd.
Saturday, August 8th at 4 pm with discussion to follow in the Butterfly Bar