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My Robot

Children's Theatre

Araluen Arts Centre presents Barking Gecko Theatre’s
My Robot by Finegan Kruckemeyer

“This is children’s theatre at its best” – Seesaw Magazine

When Ophelia moves with her family to the seaside, she’s not impressed. She doesn’t like the beach, misses her old home and thinks the people in this town are pretty strange. While unpacking her room she discovers a mysterious box full of gadgets, parts and pieces, and a strange note that reads ‘You. Make. Me.’ Her curiosity gets the better of her and she spends all night assembling the objects into Olivetti, a robot with a typewriter chest and an alarm clock heart. Made up of pieces, but more than the sum of her parts.

Together Ophelia and Olivetti take on the local bully and make friends with a child so worried about allergies that he never leaves the house, all while trying to keep her dad from discovering that Olivetti is really a robot. But a bigger challenge is coming – can the pair save their friend and reunite him with his mother?

My Robot takes audiences of all ages on a rambunctious adventure filled with robot antics, laughter, daring rescues and bewildered parents, all told with the care and artistry synonymous with Barking Gecko Theatre’s award winning shows. Children will discover that we’re all just made from pieces, and that when we feel less than whole we can find – or make – a part that fits!

Credits
Playwright Finegan Kruckemeyer
Director Matt Edgerton
Designer Isla Shaw
Lighting Designer Chris Donnelly
Composer & Sound Designer James Luscombe
Robot Designer Steve Berrick

Gallery 

girl hugging robot made from TV, typewriter, roomba and cheese grater girl backlit by white light and smoke girl tries to keep robot from taking girl talking to man with floating ring around his waist, robot watched on

Photo by John Greeen

Dates 

06 May 2020 - 07 May 2020

Prices 

Adult
$30

Concession
$27

Adult Member
$25

Concession Member
$23

Children
$20

Genre 

Children's Theatre

Location 

Extra information 

Ticketing Policy

Online ticketing is available up until one hour prior to the performance.  
For ticket purchases after this time, please visit the Araluen Box Office or call us on (08) 8951 1122.

Accessibility

wheelchair  

Rating

G
Recommended for ages 4+
Warning: this show contains smoke, haze and strobe effects

Booking Fee

For this event, a one-off service fee of $2.50 per transaction applies for all online purchases. All ticket prices include GST.

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