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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.



Shawn Frank leads the cast of the River City Players fall comedy, "GETTING SARA MARRIED" by Sam Bobrick.

The play will  be held the weekends of November 3-4 and November 10-11th. The production will be held at the VFW located at 3109 Franklin Ave. in Lexington, Missouri 64067.  

The cast also includes: Ron Ruisinger, Jr. as Noogie Malloy; Robyn Bunting as Sara Hastings; Cindy Sause as Heather Boyd;  Sheila Lee as Aunt Martha ; and Pete Berney as the Chiropractor. The crew consists of Jan Henrikson , Stage Manager; Sharon Propst, Director; Jeff Propst, Technical Director and Misti McKenzie, Understudy and House Manager.

Dinner theater is held all four nights, beginning at 6:30 p.m. with curtain time for the show at 7:45 p.m. Dinner is catered by NADLER'S OF WELLINGTON, Inc. 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 will go on sale on October 4th, 2017. Tickets will be 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. You may also purchase tickets from any cast member.

If you prefer to buy tickets in advance with a credit card, click on the Ticket Leap Frog!

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


It's with heavy hearts that we received news that Melanie Corporon has passed away.. 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 the upcoming Fall Show.


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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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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