The Department of Theater + Dance at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa and the Kennedy Theater present the world premiere of House Rules by The Late Night Theater Company, an original new play written by UHM student Candice Sarangay. Playwright Sarangay, with a triple major in English, Communication and Dance, is the Late Night Theater Company’s senior playwright in residence.
This original play presents the ups and downs, conflicts and resolutions that come with living with roommates. This production will be presented to an in-person audience at the Kennedy Theater Ernst Earle Lab Theater, but is subject to change in public health notices. Tickets cost $ 5 to $ 10 and are available from one hour before the show at the Kennedy Theater box office window. All guests must show proof of vaccination and adhere to Kennedy Theater public health policies.
Loosely based on Sarangay’s own experience, House Rules explores the bonds of Gen Z friends who dreamed of living together in an apartment of their own. In anticipation of living together, they agreed to some house rules, with an emphasis on one in particular, no romantic relationships between roommates! But when a rule is broken, is it irreparable? Late Night Theater Company Managing Director Robert Torigoe said, “Join us on this light adventure through these roommate dilemmas. “
An interactive portion of the production will involve audience members sharing some of their own house rules by answering the question, “What is the most extreme house rule you have ever had to live with?” Audience responses may even determine the end of the play each night.
Live performances for House Rules are weekend only, February 4-6, 2022 Friday at 9:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. The estimated run time is approximately one hour. Tickets are available for purchase at the Kennedy Theater box office one hour before show time each evening. For more information and content disclaimers, visit: https://manoa.hawaii.edu/liveonstage/house/.
NOTICE: Customers 5 years of age and older must show proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination and comply with all UHM and Kennedy Theater COVID-19 prevention protocols, including, but not limited to , wearing a CDC approved mask over your nose and mouth at all times inside the Kennedy Theater.