RCP History

1999

1999-2000 RCP 5th Season

  • ANNIE directed by Jack Cecil (June 1999)
  • MYSTERY WEEKEND (Teen Theater) directed by Mike Caffey and Heather Walker (August 1999)
  • MARVIN’S ROOM directed by Becky Henderson (September 1999)
  • BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER directed by Felicia Peirce (December 1999)
  • STEEL MAGNOLIAS directed by Darlene Singleton (February 2000)
  • CURIOUS SAVAGE directed by Russell Kelly (March 2000)
  • TWELFTH NIGHT directed by Debi Holland; performed at the Courtyard of the Rockwall County Library (April 2000)
1998

1998-1999 RCP 4th Season

  • LOVE LETTERS directed by Gail Kumpel; first production performed at the Rockwall Community Playhouse facility (June 1998)
  • SNOW WHITE (Teen Theater) directed by Marilyn Ford (July 1998)
  • Kids Conference Workshop directed by Kelly Keese at Barton on Boydstun (July 1998)
  • MIRACLE WORKER directed by Becky Henderson (July 1998)
  • SWITCHED AT THE CROSSROADS (Talent Show and Melodrama) directed by Darlene Singleton (October 1998)
  • CACTUS FLOWER directed by Felicia Peirce (November 1998)
  • I HATE HAMLET directed by Darlene Singleton (February 1999)
  • MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING directed by John Regan; performed at the Courtyard of the Rockwall County Library, Kaufman Civic Theater, Heath City Park (March 1999)
  • FOREVER PLAID directed by Olivia Barstow (April 1999)
1997

1997-1998 RCP 3rd Season

  • REGISTER HERE (Teen Theater) directed by Felicia Peirce; is performed at Utley Middle School (July 1997)
  • PECOS BILL (1st Children’s Theater Workshop) directed by Kathy Musso; held at the Rockwall County Library Courtyard (July 1997)
  • ANNIE GET YOUR GUN directed by Joyce Regan; performed at Rockwall High School (August 1997)
  • THE SHOCK OF HIS LIFE directed by Steve Snyder; performed as Dinner Theater at the Chandler’s Landing Yacht and Tennis Club (September 1997)
  • THE TINKER directed by Dominique Robinson; performed at the Dobbs Annex (December 1997)
  • WAIT UNTIL DARK directed by Jack Cecil; performed at the Rockwall High School (February 1998)
  • THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE directed by Janet Resetar; performed at the dedication of the Heath City Park (April 1998)
  • Rockwall Community Playhouse purchases its first permanent home at 609 E. Rusk Street (May 1998)
1996

1996-1997 RCP 2nd Season

  • DEARLY DEPARTED directed by Brian Murray; performed at Rockwall High School (June 1996)
  • PLACES PLEASE (Teen Theater) directed by Joyce Regan; performed at Rockwall High School (July 1996)
  • THE STORM directed by Amy Thurmond; performed as Dinner Theater at Chandler’s Landing Yacht Club (October 1996)
  • FOREIGNER directed by Randy Johnson; performed at Utley Middle School (January 1997)
  • NUNSENSE directed by Darlene Singleton; performed at Rockwall High School and as Dinner Theater at the Chandler’s Landing Yacht and Tennis Club. (February 1997)
  • ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE (1st Shakespeare Theater) directed by John Regan; performed at the Courtyard of the Rockwall Country Library (April 1997)
1995

1995-1996 RCP 1st Season

RCP Organized (January 1995)

  • Founding Members included
    • Janet Resetar
    • Darlene Singleton
    • Laura Singleton
    • Fred & Gail Kumpel
    • Nancy Patton
    • Erin Herndon
    • Ginger Hughes
    • Jacquelyn Heltzen
    • Jan Higginbotham
    • Richard James
    • Jan Spann
    • Meagan McCallum
    • Russell & Liz Kelly
    • John & Joyce Regan
    • Bill Morton
    • Nancy Canavan
    • Sally Ainsworth
    • Linda White
  • RUMORS directed by Ginger Hughes; performed at Rockwall High School (July 1995)
  • GODSPELL (Teen Theater) directed by Erin Herndon/Bill & Anne Morton; performed at Rockwall High School (September 1995)
  • ARSENIC & OLD LACE directed by Nancy Patton; performed at Utley Middle School (October 1995)
  • CHRISTMAS SHOPPE directed by John Regan; performed at Utley Middle School and at the Kaufman County Theater (December 1995)
  • BEAU JEST directed by Russell Kelly; performed at Utley Middle School (March 1996)