Comic Potential (1998)

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World Premiere: 4 June 1998
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
London Premiere: 13 October 1999
Venue: Lyric Theatre
New York Premiere: 16 November 2000
Venue: Manhattan Theatre Club

Play Number: 52
Published: Samuel French, Faber

Short Synopsis: In the near future, an android develops emotions and an aspiring writer falls in love with her. But where he sees potential, others see only a malfunction - leading to the question, what makes us human?

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"You think these things can produce comedy? You're joking. Oh, they can do funny things - if you tell them. But that's not comedy. That's just being funny. But comedy - you want to know about comedy?"
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