Crush On Humans

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Welcome, Sensation-Seekers, to the origins of Alphabot, a robot boy with a human heart. Join our hero and a mashup of Toronto music scene notables as they attempt to save humanity from its tyrannical robot oppressors. In an eight-episode story that unfolds over the course of the festival, our hero battles the insidious seduction of the machine, tries to differentiate between human babies and pets, and explores the desolate wasteland of 2017.

Each episode can be enjoyed on its own, or catch all eight episodes by buying tickets to each performance date!

Episodes #1-2: August 8
Episodes #3-4: August 10
Episodes #5-6: August 12
Episodes #7-8: August 13


Alphabot Written and Directed by Jake Roels; Produced and Stage Managed by Willow Weber; Multimedia Content Managed by Andrew Stewart & Maddie Alexander; Performed by Jake Roels and Special Guests Michael Louis Johnson, Maddie Alexander, Zoo Owl, Glitter Jesus, Andrew Finlay Stewart, Anna Horvath, Alie Lavoie, Alex J. Squires, Wax Mannequin and David Kleiser

photo by Brian Rankin

Pia Bouman - Scotiabank Studio Theatre
6 Noble Street, Toronto, ON

Tuesday August 8th 8:30pm - 9:45pm
Thursday August 10th 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Saturday August 12th 8:30pm - 9:45pm
Sunday August 13th 8:45pm - 10:00pm

Ticket Price: $15, $25, or $35

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New This Year: Pay What You DecideIn addition to our usual $15 ticket, $25 and $35 tickets are also available - you pick whichever suits your budget. All tickets are general admission, and there are no limits on any price level.