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Gizmo

Short Play, Drama  /  3w, 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
    3w, 5m
  • Duration
    Duration
    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Details

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 ...
Keywords
  • Time Period Contemporary
  • Setting Various simple settings
  • Duration 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Cautions
    • No Special Cautions

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Alan Ayckbourn

A playwright and theatre director, to date Alan Ayckbourn has written 89 plays – Family Album attracted four-star reviews when it premiered in September 2022 at the Stephen Joseph, where nearly all his plays are first staged.

However, this year he will stage his 88th play Welc ...

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