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The Kitchen Theatre: The Roommate
February 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm$10
AT LIFELONG ($10 – cost of play ticket extra)
Description: Play read through: Meet Sharon, a fifty-something recent divorcee, and Robyn, her mysterious new roommate from the Bronx. As the two learn to live with each other–and their baggage–in Sharon’s Iowa City home, they start to see what’s missing in their lives. A laugh-out-loud comedy of moving boxes, new beginnings, questionable business ventures, and a little bit of marijuana.
Facilitator: M. Bevin O’Gara is the Producing Artistic Director at the Kitchen Theatre Company in Ithaca, New York. Prior to that, she spent the last 15 years with the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston, Massachusetts most recently filling the role of Associate Producer. She has worked as the Artistic Associate at the New Repertory Theatre in Watertown, MA, where she started their second stage series called Downstairs at New Rep. Other companies include Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Actor’s Center of Australia and the Gaiety School in Dublin. Bevin has been a Guest Artist or Lecture at several Boston area schools and is the proud recipient of the Lois Roach Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Boston Theatre Community. She was recognized by the Massachusetts State Association of the Deaf for her commitment to D/deaf and hard of hearing artists. She holds a BFA from Boston University.
Matinee performance: The Roommate, February 7, 2 pm at the Kitchen Theatre.