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Since 1982, River City Players has become a cornerstone of the cultural community in Lexington, Missouri.

Lexington is located approximately 35 miles east of Kansas City and is nestled on the southern bank of the mighty Missouri River at the crossroads of US Highway 24 and Missouri Highway 13.


RCP is a community theater ensemble and operates as a not-for-profit group. RCP traditionally presents three shows a year: a Spring Comedy, a Fall Drama or Mystery and a free Children's Christmas Play.

FREE RCP CHRISTMAS SHOW COMING SOON!

RCP's annual free Children's Christmas Show is "A Special Delivery for Christmas" written and directed by Sharon Propst. There will be two shows presented on Saturday December 9th at 11am and 1:30 pm Shows are held in the basement of the Trails Regional Library, across from the Courthouse in Downtown Lexington. Bags of candy will be given to the kids, and there will be drawings for prizes.

If you have a child who would like to be in the show, auditions will take place Tuesday, November 21st from 7 till 8:30 pm at Papa Jack's Pizza, next door to the Trails Regional Library. If you cannot make it that evening, please contact Sharon Propst at (816) 877-7114 to make other arrangements.

RCP 2017 FALL COMEDY CLOSES, THANKS RCP PATRONS!

SHAWN FRANK LEADS CAST IN "GETTING SARA MARRIED"

RCP'S FALL COMEDY "GETTING SARA MARRIED" by Sam Bobrick concluded on November 11th.

We had a great crowd all four nights, and every show was a lot of fun for the actors and our crowd. Special thanks to Mr. and Mrs. Bill Miller with the Lexington VFW for being such gracious hosts. They are fabulous parnters and couldn't be nicer people to work with. 


RCP was blessed to have two very talented actors featured in this show for the first time: Shawn Frank as Brandon and Cindy Sause as Heather. RCP also wanted to thank our special cameo guests, who helped us out for the show: Bill Miller of the Lexington VFW, Jeff Levy, Superintendant of Lexington Public Schools, RCP founding father Earl Parris, Lexington Mayor Jerry Brown and Former Lexington State Legislator Joe Aull. Much thanks to all these great gentlemen for being in our show.

Our next adult show will be in the Spring of 2018. The next RCP production is our free Children's Christmas Show December 9th at the Trails Regional Library in Downtown Lexington.

For more information, please contact RCP at (816) 877-7114

RCP REMEMBERS ALUM MELANIE CORPORON

RCP's 35th season has been dedicated to long time RCP member Melanie Corporon, who passed away in October. Both Melanie, her husband Tom and son Nick have appeared in RCP productions in years past and are part of our RCP family. Melanie was a talented actress and set designer. RCP will remember Melanie and honor her service to our group during our 35th Season.

RCP RECEIVES 25 YEAR SERVICE PROCLAMATION

Special thank you to RCP President Sharon Propst, who directed the 2016 Children's Christmas show, and has directed and written the Christmas Show for the past 25 years. Lexington Mayor Jerry Brown presented Sharon with an official Proclamation from the City of Lexington commemorating the event.

25th Anniversary cake and punch were served to the audience.

An Important Message To Our Patrons From RCP:
RCP is serious need of a secure storage space. With the Lexington Auditorium & Civic Center (formerly the Lexington Municipal Auditorium) closed for renovations, we need to find storage for our set pieces, flats, props and costumes. If you can help us with storage, please contact us.


For the latest news on our performances and fundraising activities, please continue to check this website and RCP's Facebook Page regularly. RCP is always looking to expand our talent pool. If you are interested in acting, directing or helping backstage please contact us.

 

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