The Trial of Adbot 579 (Thespian Playworks 2014)
by Francis Bass
Short Play, Drama / 4m, 2f
Adbot 579 is going to be scrapped for parts and replaced with a newer model, unless his owner can prove that he has transcended his adbot nature and behaves like a human.
579 is going to be scrapped for parts and replaced with a newer model, unless his owner can prove that he has transcended his adbot nature and behaves like a human. 579 must go through many tests to determine whether he will be deemed too human to be scrapped, or just another soulless robot.
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Right for the Stage
by Peter Filichia
January 28, 2015
- Minimum Fee: $55 per performance
$90 with other plays in collection
- Setting: City Hall, a meeting room.
Adbot 579- Earnest, generous, and easy to strike up a conversation with. He seems driven by a desire to help others.
Victoria Anders- Almost maternally protective of Adbot 579, she can let this protectiveness overcome her in heated moments.
Daniel Pikeman- wise-cracking, rather callous and in love with the sound of his own voice.
Judge Dunbar- Formal. Tries to keep the proceedings professional.
Doctor Russel- Very awkward, has difficulty socializing. He is driven by curiosity and a desire to report his findings.
Adbot X-58- Condescending, uncaring, and excessively posh.