ASL Interpreted “Comic Potential” by The McLean Community Players’ Sat. Oct. 22nd
The McLean Community Players’ production of “Comic Potential” will have ASL interpretation by First Chair Interpreted Productions, LLC.
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at 8:00 p.m.
Alden Theatre in the McLean Community Center,
1234 Ingleside Ave.,
McLean, VA 22101.
Tickets are $18-$20.
Please see the Accessibility page on MCP’s website (www.McLeanPlayers.org) for more details.
On one level, “Comic Potential” is a satire of the TV industry. It is set slightly in the future, when everything has changed except human nature. Actors in a popular soap opera have been replaced by “Actoids”— android performers. During the taping of the show, one of the “Actoids” begins to show signs of creativity. Is it a fault in her programming or is she humanizing? A young writer begins to teach her comic timing and physical comedy. Can their budding relationship blossom into real love or is it doomed to melt down? On a deeper level, “Comic Potential” explores what makes us human and the nature of love. “Comic Potential” contains adult language and situations and is most suitable for those 17 and older.