RUTH – Female, 50’s-60’s, traditional, buttoned up, exhausted by life.
ANNE – Female, mid 20’s to late 30’s, a young woman of simple, quiet dignity
OFFSTAGE VOICE 1 – Any adult age, gender
OFFSTAGE VOICE 2 – Any adult age, gender
Are You One of Those Robots? has been produced live at the BostonSLAM (winner, audience favorite) and Barrington Stage 10 x 10 Festival (named top play by several media publications). It also has had several Zoom productions including The Boston Theater Marathon, Theatre Three NY, Spark Creative Works.
“ Perhaps the most touching of all is “Are You One of those Robots?” by Deirdre Girard in which a coldly efficient operator of a healthcare hotline comes face to face with the reality of a caller. ” THE SARATOGIAN
“ …takes the audience through laughter and tears … Girard has written a heartwarming piece. ” BROADWAY WORLD
“ …the tenderness, loss and human connection of Deirdre Girard’s “Are You One of Those Robots?” will stay with you for 10 months if not 10 years. ” ALBANY TIMES UNION
Approximately 10 minutes
Preview available here