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 Actors in a popular soap opera have been replaced by “Actoids”— android performers.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.