Oxnard’s Elite Theatre Company presents ‘Uncanny Valley’

Posted: Yesterday 9:32 a.m. 0 Thomas Gibbons’ “Uncanny Valley” is unquestionably a very creative play, one that tests the skills of the actors and the honed-in listening efforts of audiences. Director John Slade and actors Angela DiCicco and Kenneth Looper capture the intriguing essence of the drama, filling Elite Theatre Company’s South Stage with mystery, humor and a bracing bit of edginess. The play’s title references a spike of revulsion some scientists have noticed when a robot begins to look, and possibly act, very much like a human, an uneasy reaction that often passes after the emotional valley has been crossed. The phenomenon has been noted by scientists deep into the study of artificial intelligence and its developing robot experimentation. But theater fans don’t have to understand the scientific references…


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