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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.
River City Players TO HOLD ELECTIONS
The River City Players announce that its Board Elections will be held on Monday, February 12th, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. The election and meeting will be held at the Trails Regional Library Basement Meeting Room. The Library is located at 1008 Main Street in Lexington, Missouri. Please enter through the back door of the Library since the Library itself will be closed. Refreshments will be served.
All candidates are encouraged to attend the meeting. 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. Current or past members of the River City Players are eligible for election to the board of directors.
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 any current board member: Sharon Propst, Sheila Lee, Evelyn Trigg, Pete Berney, Linda Geary, Debbie McGrane, Vicki Holland and Hayley Thomas.
In case of inclement weather and the Lexington School District is closed that day, elections will be rescheduled.
RCP ANNOUNCES SPRING 2018 AUDITIONS
The River City Players are calling all actors with or without experience. We will hold auditions for its Thirty-Fifth Anniversary Season spring comedy on Wednesday, February 7th; Thursday, February 8th and Monday, February 12th, 2018. 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.
Note: The Library closes at 7pm. Please enter through rear entrance for auditions.
If the Lexington R-5 School District cancels their classes due to weather (ice or snow) on any of the listed RCP auditions dates, auditions will be cancelled for that evening as well.
RCP is also looking for crewmembers with or without experience to help with back stage and set building responsibilities.
FOR MORE INFO: CLICK ON THE RCP AUDITIONS TAB IN THE LEFT MARGIN!
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.
Message To Our Patrons From RCP:
RCP is serious need of a secure storage space. We need to find storage space for our set pieces, flats, props and costumes. If you can help us with storage, please contact us. We'll be very grateful and make you a VIP at our shows!
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 ©2018 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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