Ray Caspio

Performance & Teaching Artist

The Turing Machine



This weekend only, Theater Ninjas presents The Turing Machine, an original 'post-human metaphysical biography' about the life and legacy of Alan Turing: the brilliant pioneer of computer sciences.

In this one-man (that would be me!) show, a computer program believes it is the reincarnation of Turing and relives the complex contradictions of this singular genius's life, reflecting on his career, persecution, and influence on the modern age.

I co-wrote and star in this show, co-written and directed by Theater Ninjas Artistic Director, Jeremy Paul.

It's a tremendous honor to bring Alan Turing and his legacy to the stage, and to perform so many of the words that he wrote, himself. This is my first full solo piece! Feeling happy and grateful.

Interview with Dee Perry on NPR 90.3's The Sound of Applause:
http://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-applause/theater-ninjas-turing-machine

The Turing Machine
written by Jeremy Paul & Ray Caspio
directed by Jeremy Paul
starring Ray Caspio

Tickets: https://theaterninjas.tixato.com/buy
Wednesday thru Saturday at 7:30pm
Saturday & Sunday at 3:00pm

Through May 24
Survival Kit at 78th Street Studios

 

background photos by Frank J. Lanza Photography, courtesy of Theater Ninjas
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Ray Caspio received a 2016 Creative Workforce Fellowship. The Fellowships is a program of the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture. Funding for the Fellowship program is made possible by the generous support of Cuyahoga County residents through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.