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Gizmo

Short Play, Drama  /  3f, 5m

Gizmo
by Alan Ayckbourn

Ben suffers from post-traumatic paralysis, brought on by a shooting he witnessed. Doctors have developed an advanced new device, GIZMO; a microchip implanted in Ben's brain helps him walk by mimicking the movements of the GIZMO wearer. Then Ben falls…

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    3f, 5m
  • Duration
    Duration
    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
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Summary
Ben suffers from post-traumatic paralysis, brought on by a shooting he witnessed. Doctors have developed an advanced new device, GIZMO; a microchip implanted in Ben's brain helps him walk by mimicking the movements of the GIZMO wearer. Then Ben falls into the hands of Lando, a hit man, who thinks he knows Ben from somewhere ...
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  • Time Period Contemporary
  • Setting Various simple settings
  • Duration 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Cautions
    • No Special Cautions

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Alan Ayckbourn

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of Alan Ayckbourn joining the Library Theatre company in Scarborough, of which he was the Artistic Director for 37 years and where he made both his professional playwriting in 1959 and his directorial debut in 1961.

He has spent his life in thea ...

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