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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"s Next Show Fall 2021


THE ODD COUPLE (Female Version)

The River City Players continues its Thirty-Ninth Anniversary Season with the comedy, "THE ODD COUPLE (Female Version)" by Neil Simon. Play dates are November  5-6,  2021 and November 12-13, 2021. Dinner theatre will be held each night of performance. Nadlers will cater the dinner buffet that opens at 6:30 pm. Curtain time is 7:45 pm. The play will be held at the Lexington VFW located at 3109 Franklin Ave, Lexington, MO 64067. Sharon Propst directs the production.

The cast of "The ODD COUPLE (Female Version)" (Left to right) Sharon Propst and Misti McKenzie  (seated). Emily Wilson, Robyn Sanchez,  Rex Simmons, Jan Henrikson, Ron Ruisinger, Jr. and Trina Ledford.




During the Covid disruption of live Community Theater, RCP has been spending time organizing materials, sorting stage props and set building essentials. During the time off, a new Ticket Booth has been created for use at our VFW shows. We hope you'll like it!

Remembering RCP Founding Member Jim Ahrens

Jim Ahrens, 78, of Grinnell, Iowal died peacefully at his home on March 4, 2019.

Jim was a founding memeber of RCP and was the lighting technician for more than 20 years.

RCP remembers Jim fondly and offer our condolences to his friends and family. We will miss Jim's talents and love for theater.

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.


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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