Madeleine, a young girl born with a mysterious and powerful autoimmune disorder, has spent her entire life in a lab as a test subject, but her doctors are still no closer to finding a cure. Meanwhile every night the King of Germs visits her in her dreams and tries to touch her with his contaminating hand. She enlists the help of her imaginary friend the Robot to fight him off and soon must make a choice whether to leave the only home she’s ever known. “Her Own Devices” is a world of robots and nightmares, lab coats and Samba dances that explores the power of imagination in a young girl who refuses to be defined by her disability.
7:30pm May 10, 11, 17, 18 and 2pm May 19 at the Capsule, 1664 Broadway.
All performances free at the door. Directed by Elizabeth Bettendorf Bowman
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