Rogue Machine Theatre
the World Premiere of

LUKA'S ROOM    by Rob Mersola

Directed by
Joshua Bitton

Alex Fernandez, Joanna Lipari, Nick Marini, Vince Melocchi, and Sarah Scott
Understudies: Lindsay Nyman (for Angie) and Ron Bottitta (for A.J.)

Produced by
John Perrin Flynn and Jennifer Pollono

Scenic Design: John Iacovelli
Lighting Design: Leigh Allen
Sound Design: Christopher Moscatiello
Video Design: Nicholas E. Santiago
Costume Design: Michele Young
Violence Design: Ned Mochel
Stage Manager: Ramón Valdez
Assistant Director: Aaron Lane Newman
Production Manager: Amanda Mauer
Running Time: Luka's Room runs approximately 100 minutes.
After his father runs out of money, Luka is forced to transfer from Arizona State to Valley College and move in with his eccentric Grandma Franca. He shares the house with his recently paroled uncle, an old-school thug ready to start earning again. When Luka falls hard for Uncle Nick’s beautiful and damaged “acquaintance” Angie, his loyalty, innocence, and self-worth are tested.


...they deliver what is frankly one of the most impressive scene changes I’ve ever witnessed in a theater space of any magnitude.

- Stage Raw       

[read the entire review here]

Director Guillermo Cienfuegos’ pacing builds tension with masterful assurance, while David Mauer’s jaw-dropping set transformations effortlessly segue from graffiti-laced subway car to urban streets to an intricately detailed interior for the emotional steamroller finale...
- LA Times       

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June 19:
Rant & Rave
June 2-25:
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