Robots Perform Shakespeare
There’s been a lot of concern over the years about the effect of automation on employment in various fields. There’s occasionally been some talk about this in acting because of CGI projects like Digital Emily, but it’s always seemed like the stage was one of those places where people would always be needed.
Now here’s a story about robots playing the parts of the fairies in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. What do you think of that? What do you think Shakespeare would have thought of a performance where Peaseblossom looked like this?