Machine Learning

 
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Machine Learning

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When his estranged, alcoholic father is diagnosed with liver cancer, computer scientist Jorge creates a nursing app to manage the disease in his stead. But as the machine's capabilities grow, it attracts the attention of the tech industry, forcing Jorge to choose between staying by his father's side or dedicating to his passion.

Awards:

  • Shortlist | Darmouth, Neukom Institute Literary Arts Awards, 2019

  • Finalist | Rita and Burton Goldberg Dramatic Writing Award, 2018

  • Finalist | Van Lier Fellowship, The Lark, 2017

  • Semifinalist | Ars Nova PlayGroup, 2018

  • Semifinalist | Barrington Stage’s Burman New Play Award, 2019

Production history:

The New Group, NY | (Reading - Spring 2018)

  • Directed by Scott Elliott

  • Cast: John Leguizamo* (Gabriel), Carlo Alban* (Jorge), Eduardo Hernandez (Young Jorge), Kyle Beltran* (Arnold), Nandita Shenoy* (Anita), Will Seefried (Jason), Ian Morgan (Stage Directions)

The Lark, NY | Playwright's Week (Fall 2017)

  • Directed by Carlos Armesto

  • Cast: Carlo Alban* (Jorge), Eduardo Hernandez (Young Jorge), Gilbert Cruz* (Gabriel), Daniel K. Isaac* (Arnold), Nandita Shenoy* (Anita), Michael Lloret (Jason), Christopher Reyes (Stage Directions)

  • Creative Team: Michelle Viteri* (Stage Manager), Suzy Fay (Dramaturg)


Pocono Cinema & Cultural Center, PA (Reading - Winter '17)

  • Directed by Carlos Armesto

  • Cast: Michael Lloret (Jorge), Tony Chiroldes* (Gabriel), Daniel K. Isaac* (Arnold), Nandita Shenoy* (Anita), Brandon Cabrera (Jason), Michelle Jones (Stage Directions)

  • Creative Team: Michael Lloret (Producer), Rebecca Regina (Stage Manager), Brandon Cabrera (Projections)

* denotes a member of the Actor's Equity Association

Steinberg Theater Workshop, NY (Workshop - Spring '17)

  • Directed by Carlos Armesto

  • Cast: Michael Lloret (Jorge), Dan Domingues (Gabriel), Stevie Hernandez (Arnold)

  • Creative Team: Daniel Goldfarb (Dramaturg), Lori Fischer (Stage Manager)