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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 Spring 2018 Play!
2018 Spring Cast Picture


The River City Players are pleased to announce its cast for the Thirty-Fifth Anniversary Season spring comedic thriller, "MURDER ON THE RERUN" by Fred Carmichael. The cast includes: Pete Berney as HUGH LAWTON; Misti Mckenzie as BETSY RANDOLPH; Katherine Shroyer as VALERIE VICKERS; Jan Henrikson as EDWINA DUNBAR; Ron Ruisinger as JUSTIN WILLS; Linda Geary as JANE ACKERLY; and Sheila Lee as KITTY.

RCP is looking for crewmembers with or without experience to help with back stage and set building responsibilities.

Play dates are schedules for Friday & Saturday April 20th and 21st and April 27th and 28th at the Lexington VFW.

Sharon Propst will direct the show with catering by Nadler's of Wellington, MO.

The Dinner Theatre Menu includes: April 20-21, 2018: TOSSED SALAD WITH RANCH AND ITALIAN; GREEN BEANS; GOLDEN CHEESE POTATOES;ASSORTED ROLLS; BBQ BEEF BRISKET; LASAGNA (with meat); Vegetarian Lasagna; ASSORTED DESSERTS; ICED TEA AND COFFEE.  The menu for April 27-28, 2018: TOSSED SALAD WITH RANCH AND FRENCH; GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE; LOADED MASHED POTATOES; ASSORTED ROLLS; BBQ BEEF BRISKET; CHICKEN BREAST IN MUSHROOM GRAVY; ASSORTED DESSERTS; ICED TEA AND COFFEE. 

Dinner theatre will be held all nights of the production, April 20-21, 2018 and April 27-28, 2018 beginning at 6:30 p.m. with curtain time for the show at 7:45 p.m.Tickets are $22/person (11-adult) and $15/child (0-10 years) for dinner theatre and $10/adult and $6/children for show only. 

Tickets are on sale at the following Lexington locations: NASB BANK; BANK MIDWEST; and the LEXINGTON CHAMBER of COMMERCE. NASB in Odessa, MO and THE RED SHANTY in Higginsville, MO or on line with a credit card through Ticket Leap. You may also purchase tickets from any cast member.or more information, contact RCP Member Sharon Propst at (816) 877-7114.

Link to Ticket Leap:
Link to Ticket Leap

 

RCP REMEMBERS BELOVED ALUM MELANIE CORPORON

RCP's 35th season has been dedicated to long time RCP member Melanie Corporon, who passed away in October 2017. 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, director 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. 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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