"The Roommate tugs at the heartstrings as much as it tickles the funny bone." - Louisville.com, Read More
"Equal parts nuanced and comically exaggerated, The Roommate addresses themes of aging, femininity and identity in a fresh, humorous way." - WFPL, Read More
"[...] a warm and wonderful story that explores how a person's ideas about herself can be limiting but, under certain circumstances, can change in a short period of time and alter the tragectory of one's life." - The Courier-Jurnal, Read More
"It’s probably going to enjoy a really long life in Equity houses and community theaters around the country. It’s just that good, and just that fun.” - Arts-Louisville.com, Read More
"Jen Silverman's The Roommate, a new one-act about isolation, second chances and the consequences of our choices, is as tragic as they come - and it's a tragedy that subtly grows beneath peals of uproarious laughter." - Broadway World, Read More
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- Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
- Time Period: Present Day
- Duration: 105 Minutes
- Setting: A big, old house in Iowa City. Now in summer.
- Additional Features: No intermission
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The Roommate premiered at the Actor's THetare of Louisville as a part of the Humana Festival of Plays in March 2015 under the direction of Mike Donahue.