In 2019, Texas Tech University presented Mr. Rapstine's Canterville, an immersive  haunted house/theatrical event hybrid inspired by Oscar Wilde's classic ghost story The Canterville Ghost. The first production of it's type in the 50-year history of The School of Theatre & Dance, Canterville featured a diverse cast of 20+ performers, and was staged in and around an art-filled home in the Tech Terrace area of Lubbock, Texas.


Some background on Randall Rapstine, PhD Student and conceiver and director of Canterville.

The Sensuous Woman

In  2011, Randall directed Margaret Cho’s The Sensuous Woman,  starring Ms. Cho, that enjoyed a sold-out, extended run Off Broadway at The Zipper in addition to extended dates in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, and Chicago. He also directed James  Judd’s 7 Sins,  which played throughout Canada, in San Francisco and New York, at sea for Atlantis Cruise Lines and at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival. His playYAWS, adapted from Tennessee Williams and directed by Rapstine, was  presented at The Tennessee Williams Institute at The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival. Randall also directed the immersive, site-specific and devised production Canterville,  inspired by Oscar Wilde’s ghost story The  Canterville Ghost,  for the 2019 mainstage season of the Texas Tech School of Theatre & Dance.