• Theatre & performing arts

Robot Song

Horsham Town hall, 71 Pynsent Street, Horsham, Victoria, 3400
20 Jun 2019

“Miss Cummings, if we’re all different, doesn’t that kind of make us all the same?” – Juniper May, Robot Song

When eleven-year-old Juniper May receives a petition signed by her entire class stating that she is ‘the most hated person in the school’ her life is thrown into complete meltdown. Juniper stops eating, she refuses to return to school and her parents become increasingly desperate. Finally, after exhausting all other avenues her parents’ resort to the only thing they have left, a giant singing robot.

Robot Song is a deeply personal story. It shares an honest, intensely funny and often unconventional window into writer, director Jolyon James’ experience parenting a child on the Autism Spectrum. The show poses and attempts to answer the question, how do we support, foster and celebrate difference in our children in the face of an increasingly rigid and homogenised world?

Robot Song is a genuine family show. It is joyful and full of hope. It is for any child who has ever felt isolated or pushed to the margins and any parent desperate for tools to help. The show employs cutting edge digital technology, startling animatronics and a beautiful original musical score.

Content: Horsham Town Hall
Cost
Type Entry cost
All tickets $10.00
Facilities:
  • Bar
  • Car park
  • Public toilet
Accessibility:
  • Actively welcomes people with access needs
Horsham Town hall, 71 Pynsent Street, Horsham, Victoria, 3400

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