In My Robot, pieces of junk and pieces of people form the cure to a young inventor’s homesickness.

My Robot is published in For We The Young , a collection of plays by one of Australia’s most beloved writers of theatre for young people, Finegan Kruckemeyer. The collection offers a glimpse into worlds of quiet sorrow and deep joy, daring feats and ingenious leaps. His quirky humour and surprising stories release the imagination and let it run wild, trailing images and words behind like so many footprints in the snow.

  • children's theatre
  • 60
  • 3 total
  • 2 female identifying, 1 male identifying
  • young people
  • all ages, children
  • Currency Press


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Female | Child | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 12

EXTRACT: Mum and Dad and me eat official first-night-ina-new-house dinner, which is fish and chips in newspaper on the living room floor. We have sand between our toes, and a tan upon our nose, and I can see they’re happy. Which makes me happy—almost. That night, lying in a lumpy bed, with the ocean breathing in and out beyond my window and the darkness laid upon me like a heavy blanket, I feel only … lonely.



"A show about making new friends – literally!" - Barking Gecko

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