WELCOME TO ROCHESTER
A mobile immersive experience of identity, desire, and faith, Rochester, 1996 is the story of an urban pastor, his teenage daughter, and one Sunday that shaped the rest of their lives. In a three-hour odyssey across Los Angeles, audience members are drawn into the lives of the Shoemaker family in an experience described as "downright perfect" by No Proscenium.
Rochester, 1996 debuted at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival, winning the Speakeasy Society's Golden Key Award for immersive theatre.
We’re extending the fall 2018 run of Rochester, 1996!
Six more performances have been added in October. Tickets are live!
Rochester, 1996 is a co-production of Capital W and DryCræft Los Angeles.
AWARDS + REVIEWS
WINNER - Golden Key Award, Hollywood Fringe Festival 2018
No Proscenium - Recreating A Moment In Time
No Proscenium - Rochester, 1996 Pushes Boundaries You Don't Expect
the production team
Lauren Ludwig – Director, Writer
Monica Miklas – Producer, Dramaturg
Thaddeus Shafer – Story Development, Producer
Christina Bryan - Stage Management
Jonny Taylor - Production Design
Brandon Baruch - Lighting Design
Dave McKeever - Sound Design
Rachel Weir - Costume Design
Philippa - Julia Nejman
Daniel - Thaddeus Shafer
Emily - Grace Lee
Nadia - Dasha Kittredge
Meta - Lorinda Hawkins Smith
Joseph - Soren Royer-McHugh
Adrienne - Lauren Flans
Chakaia - Cammie Middleton
WITH THANKS TO
all of our Indiegogo donors
Ajay Davuluri, Chelsea Lutz, Laurel Vail, flyingkayak77, Laura Vogel, Gianna Masi, ohbridget, Ashley Steed, Amin El Gamal, Lisanne Sartor, Arielle Sara Levine, Melinda Lauw, Casey Baker, Pam Wishbow, Ryan Harrison, Lisanne Sartor, Joanna Whitney, Dylan Ris,, Melissa Johnson, Mason Flink, Meredith Berg-Erwin, Elizabeth Prestel, John Pick, Megan Breen, Erika Schmidt, Katelyn Schiller, Ally Fion, Lauren Bello, Will Holt, Katy Kammeyer, Noah Nelson, Avi Strausberg, Randi Ludwig, Bruce Lemon Jr., Cristen Brinkerhoff, bpyates, Aaron Kogan, ncimiluca, Ron Najor, Alex Burger, Doris Roberts, Sarah Smith, crwollman, Dana Greenblatt, cjksleb, Matthew Bamberg-Johnson, Jay Bushman, Cara Mandel, Eric Hoff, Ed Ludwig, Randi Ludwig, Russell E., Robin Roemer, Bennett Webber, Joan Ludwig, Doron Kipper, Adrienne Relyea, Brigid Miklas, Robert Miklas, Eva Anderson, Landon Zakheim, Frank Smith, Craig Relyea, Ross G