ForePlay Human 2.0 – April 9

Join us Monday, April 9: 7:15 doors open, 7:30 plays begin, location Bruce Mitchell Room, ART/NY, 520 8th Avenue, between 36th and 37th Street, 3rd floor as our exploratory reading series, ForePlay: Human 2.0, continues!

Playwrights: Sol Crespo (Hey Girl – REALITY), Aja Houston (Salvation – LOVE), Jeff Lewonczyk (Shit The Future Says – HUMOR), Kristen Palmer (What We Have – INTUITION), Isaiah Tanenbaum (Social Media – ISOLATION)

Director: Pete Boisvert

Actors: Ryan Andes, Carissa Cordes, Kitty Lindsay, Erica Lauren McLaughlin, Lori E. Parquet, Debargo Sanyal, Julian Stetkevych, Annie-Sage Whitehurst

HUMAN 2.0: Whether you’re ready or not, your species is being upgraded. The new software will enable enhanced capability in several senses. The question is, will your hardware be able to handle it? Flux & associated artists look at the new features of Human 2.0 one by one, investigating how this next step in our evolution will affect our lives. Those operating on the obsolete Human 1.0 may attend each performance for a small fee.

ForePlay is an exploratory staged reading series where playwrights riff on the themes of our main production, in this case, DEINDE. Over three nights, 12 playwrights will write short plays imagining what various human sense will look like in the future. What if we had the capacity to smell like a dog? Use radar like a bat? See all the colors of the electromagnetic spectrum? How will we upgrade our sense of beauty and justice? What will happen when we truly have unlimited memory? All of these short plays will explore what it means to be human in an era of rapid technological change.

1 Comment on "ForePlay Human 2.0 – April 9"

  1. Carissa Cordes · April 9, 2012 at 7:00 pm · Reply

    *poke* *poke* I think someone’s missing

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