Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Zombie Glow Run supports new Rockwall Community Playhouse
Pre-registration prices run through July 12.
ROCKWALL Calling all zombies, aka the Walking Dead.
Here’s your chance to come out in the dark and walk or run to raise funds for the new Rockwall Community Playhouse at the Zombie Glow 5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Walk, Friday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m., at Harry Myers Park.
Runners are encouraged to dress as zombies and each will be given a glow stick to light their way in the dark, according to a news release from the Playhouse. Best costumes will also receive prizes. Although the race will not be timed, the top three runners will also receive prizes.
Pre-registration prices through July 12 are $25 for the fun run and $15 to walk, and prices include ClimaCool T-shirts. Forms can be found online at RockwallCommunityPlayhouse.org.
Corporate sponsorships for the run are still available; business names and logos are featured prominently on all promotional materials for the event.
Entertainment will be provided by the cast of the Playhouse’s teen summer musical, Zombie Prom, which has performances scheduled July 26 through August 11.
Zombie Prom is a take-off on the Shakespearean classic Romeo and Juliet but involves the hero being turned into a zombie.
The race will serve as a capital campaign fundraiser for the Playhouse’s new 300-seat facility which will be located on seven acres of land on Airport Highway. Currently, the Playhouse stages seven shows a year in a former church building at 609 E. Rusk, two blocks from downtown Rockwall.
“The new theatre will have a 60-foot stage and a large area for costumes and props,” said Board member Judy Perser. “There will be a fly space, so we will have room for nice backdrops, and we will have a state-of-the-art sound and lights system. The new lights will use less energy and will put out less heat. If anyone wants to give us a bunch of money, we’d be happy to feature his or her name prominently on the theatre!” she laughed.
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