Science-lab rivalry turns deadly in the race to build the perfect robot.
Hidden passions explode as artificial intelligence blurs the border between machine demolition and murder.
Two cybernetics students destroy a robot built by a rival team, and host a video-game party amidst the wreckage. Dial R for Robot explores the origins our moral systems and how they adapt with the rise of thinking machines. Audience members interact with the show through their mobile phones, choosing video-game roles for the actors, and making music with the band.
This world premiere features live music by world-groove-jazz band Djesben, with direction by Chris Griffin of The Round World, and features members of the Baltimore Rock Opera Society (BROS), plus DC rock/soul/reggae icon Caz Gardiner. The tunes range from cinematic textures under projected images, to driving funk-rock songs powered by our Robot Chorus, and a opportunities for the audience to join the band.