Pamela Hobart Carter, a poet and playwright, whose plays have appeared at Live Girls! and other Seattle area venues;
Kathy Hsieh, an award-winning actor, writer and director whose scripts have been produced by the Northwest Asian American Theatre, Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre, and featured at the Seattle Fringe Theatre Festival and 14/48;
Jim Jewell, a writer, performer and communications professional, whose work has appeared at 14/48, The Festival of Erotic Shorts, and other Seattle venues;
Maggie Lee, the lead sketch writer, as well as an actor, producer, and panda wrangler for the Pork Filled Players and has also written for 14/48, Balagan and Open Circle;
May Nguyen, a scientist by day and an actor and playwright by night and weekends; she has written for Pork Filled Players and Insatiable 5!
“The Robot Decision” by Pamela Hobart Carter; directed by Omar Willey;
“Mechanical Matters” by May Nguyen and
“Spotless” by Maggie Lee; both directed by Agastya Kohli.
“Parameter Space” by Jim Jewell; directed by Rachel Delmar
“The Question of Love” by Kathy Hsieh; directed by David Hsieh.
The plays were presented as staged readings. Each evening, the plays were followed by a scientist-led conversation where the audience explored the questions and issues raised by the plays about the impact that robots and artificial intelligence may have on their lives.