ROOMS: a rock romance gets an “exhilarating West Coast Premiere!”


The mission of Orange County’s Chance Theater is to contribute to a more compassionate, connected, vibrant and creative community. They do this by producing contemporary and provocative stories, reinventing classic musicals, developing new work, nurturing a company of artists, offering innovative education programs, and setting a standard for the highest quality intimate theatre experience. The latest offering from the Chance is ROOMS: A ROCK ROMANCE, which connects to their mission statement beautifully. Their production is the West Coast Premiere of the Outer Critics Circle nominated rock musical and has earned the Chance a slew of great reviews.

ROOMS is the kind of show that can catapult a hot young cast and design team to new artistic heights, and judging by the superlatives used to describe the whole ROOMS package delivered at the Chance, this production is no exception. With music, book and lyrics by Paul Scott Goodman and book by Miriam Gordon, the Chance production is directed by Patrick Pearson with music direction by Robyn Manion and stars Robert Wallace and Melinda Porto. Steve Stanley of raved about the Chance production calling it an, …”exhilarating West Coast Premiere.”

ROOMS is a love story. She longs to see every room in the world… He longs to stay in his… ROOMS: A ROCK ROMANCE begins in late 1970’s Glasgow where Monica, an ambitious singer/songwriter meets Ian, a reclusive rocker. The two quickly become entangled creatively and romantically. Their music takes them first to London and ultimately to New York City, where they discover the vibrant new music scene and create an intimate partnership, their love deepening while their personalities drive them apart.

The Chance isn’t the only theatre currently discovering the magic of ROOMS: A ROCK ROMANCE. Click here to check out the scoop on the Elden Street Players production in Herndon, VA, now running through Feb 18th!

ROOMS: A ROCK ROMANCE electrified New York City in it’s 2009 Off-Broadway run. Now the show is making hit premieres for amateur and professional theatres around the world.

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