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The Singularity Play (Festival of New Works)

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Courtesy of Alliance Theatre
Wednesday May 19, 2021 04:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

From the venue:

Join the Alliance Theatre as we host a Festival of New Works featuring a showcase of all the digital content the Alliance has produced over the past year for its streaming platform, Alliance Theatre Anywhere, plus a virtual presentation of the four finalists from the 2020/21 Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition. The finalist readings will happen virtually via zoom and are free and open to the public between May 16 – 21, 2021. RSVPs are required.

The Singularity Play by Jay Stull (Columbia)
Directed by Keenan Tyler Oliphant
In an unused room at the Google offices in Manhattan, a theater troupe has gathered to rehearse a new play written by an advanced AI named "Denise." In an art that relies so substantially upon our human-ness, what does it mean to cede the stage to artificial intelligence? Who are we when reflected by the intelligence we’ve created?

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