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Personal Space Theatrics Presents rogerandtom, 3/1-23


Personal Space Theatrics presents Julien Schwab's fourth-wall breaking comedy rogerandtom - one hour of mind-bending, head-scratching, meta-meta-quasi-romanti-tragi-dramedy, where they don't just break the fourth wall - they obliterate it! Directed by Personal Space Theatrics' Artistic Director Nicholas Cotz ("BecauseHeCan"), rogerandtom begins previews March 1 prior to an official press opening of March 7 at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, NY, NY). For tickets and information, go to or call 212-352-3101.

Bringing "meta-theatre" to a new level in Julien Schwab's rogerandtom, Penny is Penny. But Richard is William. And you are just a member of the audience...or are you?

rogerandtom received its world-premiere in 2003 as the inaugural production of Personal Space Theatrics. Subsequently, rogerandtom has been presented in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Boston, and most recently to critical acclaim in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Directed by Nicholas Cotz, the cast of rogerandtom will feature: Suzy Jane Hunt ("Dead Accounts"), Eric T. Miller ("Sweet Storm"), with a third and final cast member TBA.

Design team for rogerandtom is: David Esler (set design), Casey Smith (properties design), Chris Rummel (sound design), Holly Rihn (costume design), and Nastassia Jimenez (lighting design).

Julien Schwab's other works include: "Nicotine," his collection of shorts, "Sketchy Comedy" (both Personal Space Theatrics), "Beautiful Morning" (4th Wall Productions). Mr. Schwab has worked as a contributing writer to many projects including the short film Across the Hall (starring Adrian Grenier) and the subsequent feature film Across The Hall (starring Brittany Murphy).

Nicholas Cotz's direction includes Erika Sheffer's "Something in your Stomach," Julien Schwab's "rogerandtom", "Beautiful Morning" and "Nicotine," "Moonbirds" by Christopher Woods, Arthur Kopit's "BecauseHeCan," Matthew Paul Olmos' "Locomotive," and Tim Firth's "The Safari Play."

Personal Space Theatrics is a non-profit theater company dedicated to serving a curious and passionate audience by fundamentally changing the way they experience theatre. They produce innovative theatre that returns to the root of storytelling by removing the barrier between stage and audience to create a community within a shared space.

Scheduled March 1 through March 23, rogerandtom will perform Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays through Saturdays all at 7:00pm (with the following exception: no performance on Tuesday, March 5). Tickets for rogerandtom are $18 and can be purchased online at or by calling 212-352-3101.

This production is a part of the SubletSeries@HERE , HERE's curated rental program, which provides artists with subsidized space and equipment, as well as technical support.

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