2019 HELPMANN AWARD WINNER!
A SMART YOUNG GIRL BEFRIENDS A DISCARDED ROBOT
AND TOGETHER THEY FIND THEIR TRUE VOICE
An Arena Theatre Company production
Based on a true story, Robot Song illustrates the profound, transformative nature of creativity that, when combined with unconditional love, becomes an unstoppable force.
When eleven-year-old Juniper May receives a petition signed by her entire class stating that she is ‘the most hated person in the school’ her life is thrown into a complete meltdown. Juniper stops eating, she refuses to return to school and her parents become increasingly desperate. Finally, after exhausting all other avenues her parents resort to the only thing they have left, a giant singing robot.
A genuine family show… joyful and full of hope with cutting edge digital technology, animatronics and a beautiful original musical score.
WINNER Best Presentation for Children & Young People
“Gorgeously told and superbly crafted… a must-see for young people growing up in a world where bullying is widespread”
Fiona Parker, ABC