JANUARY - DECEMBER 2017

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YOUTH THEATRE IRELAND PRESENTS

R.U.R - Rossum's Universal Robots

Karel Čapek
Directed by Caitríona McLaughlin

21 - 26 August

"Robots of the world! The power of man has fallen! A new world has arisen: the Rule of the Robots! March!"

Reason's factory mass produces a global supply of humanoid robots, perfecting the formula over decades. As the Robots take over every aspect of human labour and people become idle, a robot rebellion is in the air...

R.U.R. ('Rossum's Universal Robots') is a science-fiction classic, famed with inventing the 'robot.' Written in Czechoslovakia during the inter-war years, the play argues the importance of universal human values in an age of technical progress

This gloriously dystopic fantasy is a century-old warning for the modern world, served up by the young cast of the National Youth Theatre.