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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 SHOWS POSTONED DUE TO COVID-19 VIRUS
The River City Players announces the postponment of the Thirty-Seventh Anniversary Season spring comedy, THE ODD COUPLE (Female Version) by Neil Simon. We are postponing to safeguard the health and safety of our patrons, our cast, crew and catering staff. The show will be re-schuduled once more is known about safety by the medical community.
UPDATE FROM RCP PRESIDENT SHARON PROPST, SEPEMBER 23, 2020:
THE River City Players Board of Directors has decide to postpone production of Neil Simon's comedy, "THE ODD COUPLE (Female Version)" to Spring 2021. We felt it was in the best interest for everyone's health and safety. We are disappointed that we don't get to entertain you this fall but we look forward to presenting this great classic on the weekends of April 16-17 and April 23-24, 2021. Mark your calendars and we will see you then,
For questions please call Sharon Propst at (816) 877-7114.
RCP 2019 CHRISTMAS DINNER AND GIFT EXCHANGE
RCP Got together at one of our favorite establishments Tuscono's in Buckner, MO for our annual Christmas Celebration and White Elephant Gift Exchange on Friday, December 20th. Great time had by all, and wonderful food, drink and company.
2019 RCP CHRISTMAS PLAY "A GIFT FOR SANTA" BIG FUN!
The River City Players presented the Children's Christmas production of "A GIFT FOR SANTA" on Saturday, December 14, 2019. The play is an original script written and directed by Sharon Propst.
Thanks to the Trails Regional Library of Lexington for hosting the show, and for all the parents who helped get the show off the ground -and put it away afterwards! RCP's next Adult show is our Spring Show in April 2020. Happy Holidays!
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.
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 ©2020 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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