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Galatea at Spreckels Performing Arts Center

Galatea at Spreckels Performing Arts Center
Sun, September 5, 2021, 2:00 pm

Galatea
The world premiere of David Templeton’s award-winning science-fiction mystery.

Sept. 3-19, 2021

It’s 2167, and high above the Earth orbits a vast transport where robot-specialist Dr. Margaret Mailer conducts sessions with 71, a member of a synthetic support crew once assigned to the deep space research vessel, Galatea. A hundred years ago, the ship disappeared with more than a thousand human passengers on board. Now rescued from an ancient escape shuttle after years of floating in deep cryogenic sleep, 71 engages with Dr. Mailer in a series of therapy sessions and exercises designed to probe her memory and bring her “human” qualities up-to-date.

As she learns what it means to shake hands, make friends, tell jokes and laugh, it becomes clear that 71 is guarding more than a few secrets. Meanwhile, Mailer seeks the answers to a number of questions with vital, world-altering import including what, exactly, happened on the Galatea?

Directed by Marty Pistone

World Premiere

Considerations: Slow-moving images, some adult language

Thursday, Friday & Saturday 7:30pm
Sun. matinee at 2:00pm

To purchase tickets: Call 707-588-3400
Or online www.spreckelsonline.com

Box Office Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 5pm or one hour before performances.

Spreckels Performing Arts Center
5409 Snyder Lane
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

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Spreckels Performing Arts Center

5409 Snyder Lane - Rohnert Park