Rockwall Community Playhouse to present “Seussical Jr.” June 23


Twenty-five talented youngsters are hitting the stage at the Rockwall Community Playhouse June 23-28 when they perform in the musical “Seussical Jr.” 

The children started rehearsals two weeks before local schools let out for the summer. 

Led by Director Shayna Oden and Assistant Director Lindsey Yarborough, the drama camp has consisted of learning songs, dance routines, and painting scenery. 

The storyline is based on books by beloved children’s author Dr Seuss and features songs like, “The Sour Kangaroo,” “Oh the Thinks You Can Think,” and “Horton Hears a Who.” 

Chad Pflieger stars as Jojo, Drew Mitchell plays the Cat in the Hat, and Colleen Breen is Gertrude. 

Other actors include:  Makenzie Baird, Adam Brown, Kaylee Chuang, Caroline Couch, Victoria Darrington, Cathryn DeShong, Madison Engle, Dylan Garrison, Emily Green, Rachel Green, Rebekah Johnson, Kate Larman, Chloe Lyle, Kenedy Matthews, Nicolas Messick, Jordan Phillips, Lucy Ragsdale, Tori St. John-Gilbert, Shannon Taylor, Anne-Marie Thacker, and Abby Thompson. 

Performances will be June 23-27, beginning at 7:30 pm.  There will also be a performance June 28 at 2 pm. 

Tickets are available for $8 online at or by calling 972-722-3399.

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