THE FAIL OF MAN
Years after a robot uprising wiped out most of humanity, one android scientist brings the last survivors to a secret laboratory to study a glitch in the human brain. This is a one-robot show
Russell Nichols is a speculative fiction writer and endangered journalist. Raised in the Bay Area, California, he sold all his stuff in 2011 and now lives out of a backpack with his wife, vagabonding around the world. His plays have been produced by Navigators Theater, MOJOAA Performing Arts Company, the Funhouse Anthology and the Fade to Black Festival. His very first published work was a poem about insomnia he wrote when he was eight. It was called "Bedtime Struggles.” He's been woke ever since. Look for him at www.russellnichols.com.
Mark Ota trained in Acting at the Arts Educational Schools London and is of German and Japanese descent.
Theatre credits include: HOW TO HOLD YOUR BREATH (Royal Court Theatre), INTO THE NUMBERS (Finborough Theatre), POKER FACE (King’s Head Theatre, Cockpit Theatre, TACT Festival Trieste and PACTA Theatre Milan), MY MIND IS FREE (Edinburgh Fringe Festival)
Rehearsed Readings and Workshops include: THE ART OF GAMAN (Theatre 503) THE SUN (Yellow Earth Theatre/ StoneCrabs), SHOFU, WIANBU PI (Foundling Theatre), MULAN (Singapore Repertory Theatre), SLEEPING CITY (Black Country Cinema/ iFeatures)
Film credits include: THE WATCHERS (Siege Entertainment), WALKING WITH THE FERRYMAN (Fiery Archer Productions), DEVIL MOUNTAIN (Accufilms)