Past Event

Jan 23—26, 2020

The ShadowWhose Prey The Hunter Becomes

Back to Back Theatre / Australia

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The New York Times

What’s so artificial about intelligence, anyway?

When a group of activists with intellectual disabilities holds a public meeting, they discover a history they would prefer not to know, and a future that is ambivalent. As the frank, funny and challenging conversation jumps from topic to topic — factory farming, human rights, the social impact of automation — the presence of an artificial intelligence in the room expands, begging the question: Who precisely is the fittest to survive in the age of AI? The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes takes audiences on a journey to remind us all that no one is completely self-sufficient.

This original, imaginative work comes to Boston courtesy of one of Australia’s most recognized and respected contemporary theatre companies. Committed to inclusion for people with disabilities, Back to Back Theatre brings audiences into the world of accessibility and inaccessibility via performers whose real lives intersect with those precise issues on a daily basis.

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Emerson Paramount Center
Jackie Liebergott Black Box

559 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111


Jan 23, 2020 - Jan 26, 2020


70 minutes

Tickets from $25

Ages 14+

Contains adult themes and coarse language.