High school company takes on "Universal Robots"—and UNC playwright returns to see it
Through Saturday at ECHHS
March 8, 2012 at 3:55PM
UNIVERSAL ROBOTSEast Chapel Hill High SchoolThrough March 10eastreservations.org
Czechoslovakian playwright Karel Capek’s influential 1920 drama, R.U.R., wrestled with some of the principal dilemmas confronting the 20th and 21st centuries. The play that famously gave the word “robot” to the world brooded on the ability of technology to alter the meaning and value, not only of labor, but life itself.