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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 Announces Auditions for 2016 Spring Show
The River City Players
are calling all actors with or without experience. We will hold
auditions for their spring comedy, "Getting Sara Married"
by Sam Bobrick on Wednesday, February 17th and Monday, February 22nd. If
auditions are cancelled either on February 17th or 22nd due to weather or
road conditions, auditions will then be held on Wednesday, February 24th,
2016 as a make-up date. 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.
The cast calls for 3 men and 3 women of various ages (21 years and over). The audition process is informal. It will consist of cold readings from the script. Actors auditioning may read for one or more parts. RCP welcomes all to audition with or without previous theater experience. A read only cutting of the script may be downloaded from the Samuel French, Inc. website for those would like more information about the show and it’s characters.
RCP is also looking for crewmembers with or without experience to help with sound, lights, back stage and set building.
Play dates are April 22-23, 2016 and April 29-30, 2016. Sharon Propst will direct the production. For more information, please contact RCP Board Member: Sharon Propst (816) 877-7114 or the River City Players Face Book Page.
RIVER CITY PLAYERS TO HOLD ELECTIONS
The River City Players announce that their Board Elections will be held on Wednesday, FEBRUARY 24th, 2016 beginning at 7:00 p.m. The election and meeting will be held at the Trails Regional Library in their meeting room downstairs. Please enter through the backdoor for the meeting. The Library is located at 1008 Main Street, Lexington, MO 64067. 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. Prospective candidates should have participated in a production of the River City Players either as an actor, actress or crewmember.
Since 1982, River City Players has become a cornerstone of the cultural community in Lexington, Missouri. RCP is a community theatre ensemble and operates as a volunteer group. RCP traditionally presents three shows a year: a Spring Comedy, a Fall Drama or Mystery and a free Children's Christmas Play. The spring and fall productions feature dinner theatre every night of performance. Show only and children's tickets are also available.
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 on the RIVER CITY PLAYERS Face Book page or any other current board member: Sheila Lee, Evelyn Trigg, Debbie McGrane, Vicki Holland, Linda Geary and James Owens.
RCP Christmas Play Held at Trails Regional Library
The River City Players presented two showings of the children’s Christmas production of “A GIFT FOR SANTA" on December 12th. The play is an original play for children written by Sharon Propst.
RCP would like to sincerely thank the following folks for helping us bring ths show to the children of Lexington:
• Willa Beach & Trails Regional Library for hosting the the event.
• Lexington News & The Richmond Daily News
• The Odessan & The Higginsville Advance
• B & L Bank and Bank Midwest of Lexington
• Meg Wrisinger, Amy Nordsieck, LIsa Doyle, Allison Crosson
• Lawanda Holman, Jay Robbins, Jamie Yung
• Glen & Debbie Bagley and Parents of the kids in the cast.
Special thanks to all who helped with set construction (and de-construction!) Thanks to the good folks in Lexington who's generous donations allow RCP to provide free bags of candy to all the children in attendence. Merry Christmas to All, and to All a Good Night!
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 ©2015 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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