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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.
RCP Announces Spring 2017 Auditions
The River City Players are calling all actors with or without experience. We will hold auditions for our spring comedy, THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten on Wednesday, FEBUARY 8th and Thursday, FEBUARY 9th. Auditions will be held at the Trails Regional Library in their meeting room downstairs. Please enter through the backdoor for auditions. The Library is located at 1008 Main Street, Lexington, MO 64067. Auditions will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The cast calls for four women of various ages (21 years and over). The audition process is informal. It will consist of cold readings from the script. Actors auditioning may read for one or more parts. RCP welcomes all to audition with or without previous theater experience. A "read only" cutting of the script may be viewed on the Samuel French, Inc. website for those would like more information about the show.
RCP is also looking for crewmembers with or without experience to help with back stage and set building responsibilities.
Play dates are April 21-22, 2017 and April 28-29, 2017. Sharon Propst will direct the production. For more information, please contact RCP Board Member: Sharon Propst (816) 877-7114.
RIVER CITY PLAYERS TO HOLD 2017 ELECTIONS
The River City Players announce that their Board Elections will be held on Wednesday, FEBRUARY 8th, 2017 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The election and meeting will be held at the Trails Regional Library in their meeting room downstairs. Please enter through the backdoor for the meeting. The Library is located at 1008 Main Street, Lexington, MO 64067. All candidates are encouraged to attend the meeting. In case of bad weather, the meeting will be rescheduled for Wednesday, February 15th at 6 pm
The RCP Board consists of seven members. These elected members in turn appoint the offices of president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, historian, parliamentarian and member-at-large. Prospective candidates should have participated in a production of the River City Players either as an actor, actress or crewmember.
Since 1982, River City Players has become a cornerstone of the cultural community in Lexington, Missouri. RCP is a community theatre ensemble and operates as a volunteer group. RCP traditionally presents three shows a year: a Spring Comedy, a Fall Drama or Mystery and a free Children's Christmas Play. The spring and fall productions feature dinner theatre every night of performance. Show only and children's tickets are also available.
Voting rights are open to any present or past member of the River City Players. Other interested parties are invited to attend, but will not have voting privileges. For more information, contact RCP Member Sharon Propst at (816) 877-7114, or on the RIVER CITY PLAYERS Face Book page or any other current board member: Sheila Lee, Evelyn Trigg, Debbie McGrane, Vicki Holland, Linda Geary, Hailey Thomas and Pete Berney.
RCP RECEIVES 25 YEAR SERVICE PROCLAMATON
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.
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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Write to us at: River City Players, P.O. Box 145, Lexington, MO 64067 ©2017 River City Players of Lexington, MO. Any reproduction of the text or images included in this web site, or linking to this web site is prohibited without the permission of the River City Players of Lexington, MO Executive Board.
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