Rogue Machine Theatre
the World Premiere of

by Jonathan Carten

Directed by
Bart DeLorenzo

Tim Cummings, Corryn Cummins, and Lucas Near-Verbrugghe​
Alternates: Jeff Lorch and Peter James Smith

Produced by
John Perrin Flynn

Scenic Design: Stephanie Kerley Schwartz
Lighting Design: 
Chu-Hsuan Chang
Sound Design: 
John Zalewski
Costume Design: 
EB Brooks
Property Master:
Bethany Tucker
Stage Manager:
Daniel Coronel
Assistant Director:
Ilana Rozin
Technical Director:
David Mauer
Production Manager:
Amanda Mauer
Violence Design:
 Ned Mochel

Running Time: Need to Know runs approximately 90 minutes with no intermission. 
Lilly and Steven are smart, talented and charming. Their new neighbor is not. After moving into a new apartment, they meet the man they now share a wall with — Mark Manners, an aspiring fiction writer and longtime tenant of the building. Lilly and Steven proceed to Google-stalk Mark and have a field day mocking his website … only to realize the walls are thin. Did he hear everything they said about him? When they try to resolve the newfound tension, it escalates in ways none of them could ever predict.


...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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Coming May 27: 
Les Blancs
June 19:
Rant & Rave
June 2-25:
RMT at Fringe 
Parking Info
June 24:
10th Anniversary 
Gone Rogue!
Youth Playwriting Camp:
Celebrating Voices