Giant Robot Love Story

by  Steve Yockey

10 Minute Play, Comedy  /  2m, 1f

Giant Robot Love Story is part of  Niagara Falls and Other Plays, a collection of heightened short plays that explore what happens when everyday life rubs up against the messy and fantastic mysteries of the universe.

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Giant Robot Love Story

by  Steve Yockey

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Experimental
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Danny is gay. Mateo is gay. Danny makes a living piloting a giant robot. Mateo does not. When Mateo picks a fight with Danny just as giant monsters begin to rein terror on their city, Danny must call on Mateo’s Sci-Fi idol Dr. Krusher to help him talk some sense into Mateo. 

Giant Robot Love Story is included in Niagara Falls and Other Plays.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: New Millennium/21st Century
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

2m, 1f
DANNY – a gay man
MATEO – a gay man
DR. KRUSHER – a woman, an iconic science fiction character
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Authors

Steve Yockey

Steve Yockey is a Los Angeles based writer with work produced throughout the US, Europe, and Asia. His plays Afterlife, Octopus, Large Animal Games, CARTOON, Subculture, Very Still & Hard to See, The Fisherman’s Wife, Wolves, Disassembly, and Niagara Falls & Other Plays are published and available from Samuel French. A ...

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Giant Robot Love Story was commissioned and produced by Gates McFadden. It premiered at The Actor’s Gang as a part of Krusher Does Krusher on February 11, 2015. The production was directed by Gates McFadden.

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