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Robot Is the Star in New Play

Robots are becoming commonplace in many areas of society -- from manufacturing to medicine to our homes. But now, a robot has taken to the stage, in a British play called Spillikin, where a humanoid robot plays the male companion of a woman with Alzheimer’s disease.  The “Robothespian,” as the droid is being called, plays the lead in an unconventional play.   "It's a story about a robot maker. All of his life he builds robots, and he develops degenerative illness in...

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