RMC Production History

We do numerous productions for a college of our size, usually between 3-5 a year. Students have many opportunities to direct, design, stage manage, crew, and act at R-MC.

Productions from recent seasons are listed below, along with links to photos from the productions where available.

Production Seasons

 


2016-2017 Season

Thyestes 2017 Graphic 120 4.20

THYESTES

A cycle of blood. And murder. And children. And eating.

Translation: Roman Drama students

Adaptation: Acting II students

Director: Janet Hayatshahi

Asst Director: Amy George Brown

Scenic & Lighting Design: Gregg Hillmar

Costume Design: Anne Gorman

Asst Costume Design: Emily Durando '17

April 27-29, May 4-6, 8pm in the Cobb Theatre

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HOLIDAY TALES

Director: Janet Hayatshahi                         

Musical Director: Chris Ryder    

December 8-10, 8pm in the Cobb Theatre

Join us for an evening of reader's theatre as we explore some of the holiday season's favorite stories and songs.

Free for Randolph-Macon College Students, faculty, and staff.

$5 for General Admission tickets. Box Office Info at 752-7316

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GHOSTS by Henrik Ibsen

Translation by Arthur Kopit

Director: Olivia Klaers '17

Costume Designer: Emily Durando '17

November 3-5, 10-12, 8pm in the Cobb Theatre

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2015-2016 Season

CLYBOURNE PARK by Bruce Norris

November 4-7

Directed by Jasmine Shepherd, '15
Costume Design by Emily Durando, '17
Scenic & Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

"A Christmas Carol" adapted by Marilyn Mattys

December 4-10

Directed by Joe Mattys
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

STEEL MAGNOLIAS by Robert Harling

February 17-20

Directed by Sydney Hinckle, '18
Costume Design by Emily Durando, '17
Scenic & Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

EURYDICE by Sarah Ruhl

April 27-30

Directed by Janet Hayatshahi
Costume Design by Emily Durando, '17
Musical Composition by Anthony Williams

Scenic & Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

 

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2014-2015 Season

AGNES OF GOD by John Pielmeier 

September 17-20  

Directed by Kristian Spencer, '15
Scenic Design by Leigh Bartlett, '14
Lighting Design by Kristian Spencer, '15

MEDEA by Euripides, translated by Robin Robertson

November 12-15

Directed by Hope Ward, '15
Scenic & Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

“A Christmas Carol” adapted by Marilyn Mattys

December 5-11

Directed by Joe Mattys
Lighting by Gregg Hillmar

“Wake-up Call” comedy by Stephen Drake. 

February 18-21

Directed by Alex Asbell as his senior project in Drama. 
Scenic & Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

“Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind” by The Neofuturists

Directed by Visiting Assistant Professor Foster Solomon
Scenic & Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

A RAISIN IN THE SUN by Lorraine Hansberry

April 29-May 2 (Drama)

Directed by Jasmine Shepherd as her senior project in Drama
Scenic & Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

 

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2013-2014 Season

The Lonesome West by Martin McDonough

Oct 2-5 (Comedy) 

Directed by Alexandria Burgess, ‘15, a reprise of her summer 2013 Shapiro Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) project.
Scenic Design by Alexandria Burgess, '15
Lighting Design by Alexandria Burgess '15 and Kristian Spencer '15

Woman in Mind by Alan Ayckbourn

November 13-16 (Drama)

Directed by Kristian Spencer, as his senior project in Drama.
Scenic Design by Leigh Bartlett '14
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

“A Christmas Carol” by Marilyn Mattys

Dec. 6-12 (Traditional)

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic & Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

Fires in the Mirror by Anna Deavere Smith

February 19-22 

Directed by Hope Ward '15
Scenic & Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

Dark of the Moon by Howard Richardson and William Berney

April 30-May 3(Drama) 

Directed by Morgan Martin '14, as her senior project in Drama.
Scenic & Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar 

 

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2012-2013 Season

Proof by David Auburn

October 3-6 (Drama)

Directed by Elizabeth Jean, ‘13, a reprise of her summer 2012 Shapiro Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) project
Scenic & Lighting Design by Kristian Spencer, '14

The Physicists by Friedrich Durrenmatt

November 14-17 (Satirical Drama)

Directed by Elizabeth Jean, ‘13, as her senior project in Drama
Scenic Design by Leigh Bartlett '14
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

"A Christmas Carol" adapted by Marilyn Mattys

December 7-13 (Traditional)

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic & Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

The Matter of Martin by Devon Mattys

February 20-23 (Drama)  

Directed by: Keri Wormald, a Payne Visiting Artist Guest Director
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Kristian Spencer '15

Lettice and Lovage by Peter Shaffer

May 1-4 (Comedy)

Directed by Michelle Nieporte '13 as her senior project in Drama
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Kristian Spencer '15

 

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2011-2012 Season

The Complete History of America (Abridged) by Adam Long, Reed Martin, and Austin Tichenor

Sept 14-17, Comedy

Directed by Michelle Nieporte '13, a reprise of her summer Shapiro Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) project 
Scenic Design by Mary Tschirhart '12
Lighting Design by Seth Litvin '13

Radium Girls by D. W. Gregory

Oct. 19-22, (Drama)

Directed by Annamaria Diaz ’12, as her senior project in Drama
Scenic & Lighting by Gregg Hillmar

for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf  by Ntozake Shange

Nov. 16-19

Directed by Shenochia Jordan ’12, as her senior project in Drama
Scenic & Lighting by Gregg Hillmar

"A Christmas Carol" by Marilyn Mattys

Dec. 9-15

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic & Lighting by Gregg Hillmar

M Butterfly by David Henry Hwang

Feb. 15-18, Drama

Directed by Charlotte Cathey ’12 as her senior project in Drama
Scenic & Lighting by Gregg Hillmar

Bedroom Farce by Alan Ayckborn

April 25-28, Comedy

Directed by Aisha Odum ’12 as her senior project in Drama
Scenic Design by Mary Tschirhart '12
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

 

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2010-2011 Season

Indoor/Outdoor by Kenny Finkle

September 22-25 (Drama/comedy)

Directed by Anna Perritt '11 a reprise of her summer Shapiro Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) project.
Lighting and Scenic Design by Chris Mollen '11 a reprise of his summer Shapiro Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) project.

Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang

October 20-23 (Drama/comedy)

Directed by Anna Perritt '11 as her senior project in Drama
Scenic Design by Chris Mollen '11 as his senior project in Drama
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

Fences by August Wilson

November 17-20 (Drama)

Directed by Melissa Mowry '11 as her senior project in Drama
Scenic and Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

"A Christmas Carol" by Marilyn Mattys

December 10-16 (Traditional)

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic and Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

Anton in Show Business by Jane Martin

February 16-19 (Drama/Comedy)

Directed by Steve Perigard, a Payne Visiting Artist Guest Director
Scenic and Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum by Stephen Sondheim, Bert Shevelove, and Larry Gelbart

April 27-30 (Musical Comedy)

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Mary Tshirhart, '12
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

 

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2009-2010 Season

Buried Child by Sam Shepard

Oct.

Directed by Seth Haley '10 as his senior project in Drama
Scenic Design by Rebecca Johnsen '10 as her senior project in Drama
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

November 18-21, 2009, (Comedy)

Director by Elicia Porter '10 as her senior project in Drama
Scenic and Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

A Christmas Carol” by Marilyn Mattys

December 4-10 (Drama)

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic and Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

The Collection” and “The Lover” by Harold Pinter

February 17-20, 2010. (Drama)

Directed by William Allen '10 as his senior project in Drama
Scenic Design by Chris Mollen '11
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

Alice in Wonderland by William Glennon

March 17-20, 2010. (Children’s Theatre)

Directed by Emily Arnold '10 as her senior project in Drama
Scenic and Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

Othello by William Shakespeare

April 28 – May 1, 2010. (Drama)

Directed by William Magnant '10 as his senior project in Drama
Scenic Design by Jason DePre '10 as his senior project in Drama
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

 

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2008-2009 Season

Rashomon by Faye and Michael Kanin

September 24-27

Directed by Rebecca Johnsen '10 as his senior project in Drama
Scenic Design by Bill Allen '10
Lighting Design by James D. Jump '09

Lysistrata by Aristophanes

November 12-15

Directed by Elizabeth C. Johnson '09
Scenic Design by James Murray '09
Lighting Design by James D. Jump '09

"A Christmas Carol"by Marilyn Mattys

December 5-8

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

The Boys Next Door by Tom Griffin

February 18-21

Directed by Tim Gochenour '09
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare

April 29-2

Directed by Tonya Pleasants '09
Scenic Design by James D. Jump '09
Lighting Design by James Murray '09

 

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2007-2008 Season

Wildest Dreams by Alan Ayckbourn 

 September 26-29

Directed by James Murray '09
Scenic Design by James Murray '09
Lighting Design by JD Jump '09

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

 November 14-17

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

"A Christmas Carol" by Marilyn Mattys

 December 7-10, 13

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

Baby with the Bathwater by Christopher Durang

February 20-23

Directed by JD Jump '09
Scenic Design by Michael Jarvis '08
Lighting Design by James Murray '09

Little Mary Sunshine* by Rick Besoyan

April 30-May 4

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

 

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2006-2007 Season

Three Viewings by Jeffrey Hatcher

September 20-22

Directed by Sarah Eister '07
Scenic Design by Matt Moore '05
Lighting Design by Matt Moore '05

Brighton Beach Memoirs by Neil Simon

November 15-18

Directed by Theresa Traylor '05
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

"A Christmas Carol" by Marilyn Mattys

December 8-14

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestly

February 21-24

Directed by Gregg Hillmar
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by JD Jump '09

The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonough

May 2-5

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Michael Jarvis '08
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

 

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2005-2006 Season

The Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco

Directed by Amber Chadil '06
Scenic Design by Matt Hackman '02
Lighting Design by Matt Hackman '02

The Fantasticks

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar 

"A Christmas Carol" adapted by Marilyn Mattys

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design byMatt Moore '05

The Bacchae by Euripides

Directed by Amber Chadil '06
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

Good: A Tragedy by C. P. Taylor

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

 

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2004-2005 Season

Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin

Directed by Theresa Traylor '05
Scenic Design by Matt Hackman '02
Lighting Design by Matt Hackman '02

"A Christmas Carol" adapted by Marilyn Mattys

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design byMatt Moore '05

A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller

Directed by Theresa Traylor '05
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Matt Moore '05

The Hallway by Josh Knibb

Directed by Josh Knibb '05
Scenic Design by Josh Knibb '05
Lighting Design by Matt Moore '05

 

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2003-2004 Season

Talley's Folly by Lanford Wilson

Directed by Theresa Traylor '05
Scenic Design by Matt Hackman '02
Lighting Design by Matt Hackman '02

Dark of the Moon by Howard Richardson and William Berney

Directed by Matt Hackman '02
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

"A Christmas Carol" adapted by Marilyn Mattys

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

"A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking" by John Ford Noonan 

Directed by Gloria Friedel '04
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

"Dumb Waiter" by Harold Pinter

Directed by Robert King '04
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

City of Angels book by Larry Gelbart, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by David Zippel

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

 

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2002-2003 Season

On the Verge by Eric Overmyer

Directed by Amanda Russcol '03
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

Tartuffe by Moliere

Directed by Adam Moreland '03
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, adapted by Marilyn Mattys

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

"Pic-Nic" by Francisco Arrabal

Directed by Amanda Russcol '03
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

"Death Thrust" by

Directed by Amanda Russcol '03
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Gregg Hillmar
Lighting Design by Gregg Hillmar

 

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2001-2002 Season

Finding the Sun by Edward Albee

Directed by Mary Beth Quirk
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

Chapter Two by Neil Simon

Directed by Jessi Jones
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

Agnes of God by John Peilmeier

Directed by Maria Scott
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, adapted by Marilyn Mattys

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

"Fool for Love" by Sam Shepard

Directed by Katie Roecker
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

"On Tidy Endings" by Harvey Fierstein 

Directed by Katie Horn
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

Cabaret by Joe Masteroff, John Kander, Fred Ebb

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

 

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2000-2001 Season

Waltzing Deniro by Lynn Martin 

Directed by Laura Coleman
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

The Visit by Friedrich Duerrenmatt

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by Katie Roecker

"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, adapted by Marilyn Mattys

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

Private Eyes by Steven Deitz

Directed by Sarah McFather
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by Katie Roecker

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

Medea Redux by Neil Labute

Directed by Laura Coleman
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

 

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1999-2000 Season

Lysistrata by Aristophanes

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

"A Christmas Carol" adapted by Marilyn Mattys

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

"The Real Inspector Hound" by Tom Stoppard

Directed by Charles Raffetto
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

"Revelations" by Waren Gore

Directed by Carrie Kozanasky
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by Katie Roecker

The Best Man by Gore Vidal

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

 

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  1998-1999 Season

The Doctor In Spite of Himself by Moliere

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

"A Christmas Carol" adapted by Marilyn Mattys

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by Chris Drzal

"Oleanna" by David Mamet

Directed by James Allen
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

"Leon and Joey" by Keith Huff

Directed by Laura Coleman
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by David Cole

"Miss Julie" by August Strindberg

Directed by Bo Nelson
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by Chris Drzal

"Dogfight Brewing Company" by James Allen and Blaise Miller

Directed by James Allen and Blaise Miller
Scenic Design by David Cole
Lighting Design by Chris Drzal

 

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1997-1998 Season

"The Actor's Nightmare" by Christopher Durang

Directed by Elizabeth Getaz
Scenic Design by Anthony Hostetter
Lighting Design by Anthony Hostetter

The Foreigner by Larry Shue

Directed by Elizabeth Getaz
Scenic Design by Anthony Hostetter
Lighting Design by Anthony Hostetter

"A Christmas Carol" adapted by Marilyn Mattys

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Anthony Hostetter
Lighting Design by Anthony Hostetter

"One For All or Nothing" by Dean Browell

Directed by Dean Browell
Scenic Design by Caine Macleod
Lighting Design by Anthony Hostetter

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Anthony Hostetter
Lighting Design by Anthony Hostetter

 

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1996-1997 Season

"The Zoo Story" by Edward Albee

Directed by Rebecca Schriber
Scenic Design by Anthony Hostetter
Lighting Design by Anthony Hostetter

"A Christmas Carol" adapted by Marilyn Mattys

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Anthony Hostetter
Lighting Design by Anthony Hostetter

"Did You Heard the One About the Irishman?" by Christina Reid

Directed by Laura Haverkamp
Scenic Design by Anthony Hostetter
Lighting Design by Anthony Hostetter

As You Like It by William Shakespeare

Directed by Joe Mattys
Scenic Design by Anthony Hostetter
Lighting Design by Anthony Hostetter

 

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1995-1996 Season

The Dining Room by A.R. Gurney

Working (from the book by Studs Turkel) Adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso

"Sketches" & "Lemonade" by Harold Pinter, Jane Martin, & James Prideaux

"Where Have All The Lightning Bugs Gone?" by Louis Catron

"Surreal Estate" by Dean Browell

"Twice Shy" by Debra Neff

 

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1994-1995 Season

"The Granny" (La Nona) by Roberto M. Cossa

Six Student Directed Projects

"A Christmas Carol" adapted by Marilyn Mattys

"Eclipse" by Jay Pattisall

"Chicks" by Grace McKeaney

"Life After Elvis"

"A Music Revue"

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1993-1994 Season

Bedroom Farce by Alan Ayckborn

The Diviners by James Leonard

"Generations" a musical revue

"A Christmas Carol" adapted by Marilyn Mattys

"Hidden In This Picture" by Aaron Sorkin

"Duck Variations" by David Mamet

 

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