OCTOBER 18 - NOVEMBER 10, 2019
Sharon has been respectable her whole life. Now in her mid-fifties and recently divorced, she needs a roommate to share her Iowa home. Robyn, also in her mid-fifties, needs a place to hide and a chance to start over. But as Sharon begins to uncover Robyn’s secrets, she realizes her own deep-seated desire to transform her life completely.
A dark comedy about what it takes to reroute your life - and what happens when the wheels come off.
“Silverman’s THE ROOMMATE is a tragedy that subtly grows beneath peals of uproarious laughter!” - Broadway World
Our 2019-2020 Season is "A Season of Transformation: Stories of How and Why We Evolve" featuring three edgy, bold, and exciting plays:
THE ROOMMATE by Jen Silverman, a dark comedy about rerouting your life, HAPPY DAYS by Samuel Beckett, an absurd portrayal of the resilient human spirit, and ACTUALLY by Anna Ziegler, a compromising circumstance that changed everything...
A thought-provoking season of Transformation that dares to question, "WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU STOP PRETENDING?"
RENEW OR BE NEW! Flex Pass subscriptions on sale now!
We are eager to announce that we will be moving our performances to the Next Act Theatre located at 255 S Water Street beginning in Fall 2020.
CATCH OUR LAST SEASON IN THE BROADWAY THEATRE CENTER THROUGHOUT 2019-2020
"We are excited to seize this moment and embrace the demand for more opportunities for the community to experience RTW." - Managing Director, Lisa Rasmussen
Renaissance Theaterworks is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment of the Arts.
Home Banner Photo Collage Featuring: Yunuen Pardo, Laura Gordon, Kat Wodtke, Jenny Wanasek, Ericka Wade, Marti Gobel, Cassandra Bissell | Photos by Ross E. Zentner
Video created by Traveling Lemur Productions, LLC