After careful deliberation, Richmond Hill Players regretfully announce the cancellation of the remaining shows of our 2020 season. With the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent upsurge in cases in many parts of the country, our board has chosen to exercise caution, since nothing is more important than the health and safety of our patrons, our volunteers, our performers, and, indeed, our community as a whole.
Please know that we at RHP are heartbroken at the need to take this course; our artists and artisans are all missing the chance to work onstage and the opportunity to commune with our loyal audience. Each production requires nearly two months of preparation, and, in these uncertain times, it’s impossible to predict whether an audience will even be permitted to gather or will feel safe to do so within that time frame. For now, RHP redirects its attention to welcoming our patrons back for a stellar 2021 season, which will be announced as soon as all rights have been secured.
In the meantime, please be safe and be well. We want to see you on all four sides of us next season!
On behalf of the RHP Board,
Richmond Hill Players started as a dream of a half dozen people in 1968 when they staged a single production, Molière's "The Miser." The group converted the top floor of an old dairy barn to fit their needs and has never looked back. The recently renovated Barn now approximately 160 per performance in a rare and unique in-the-round environment beneath the original, rustic timbers. Approximately 150 active members are involved on and off-stage each year. Actors, directors, backstage personnel, support staffs, and audience are drawn from a 60-mile radius that includes cities in Illinois and Iowa. Currently, the Players stage all six productions at the Barn in a season running from April through November. RHP prides itself in presenting a wide variety of comedies, dramas, and thrillers that local audiences might not otherwise have the opportunity to see. The group strives to stretch both audiences and participants, seldom hesitating to schedule productions that present casting or technical challenges.
Richmond Hill's theater features General Admission seating. Making reservations guarantees you the requested number of seats, but seating location is based upon arrival time.
No late seating. No one is admitted to the theater once the show has started.
Reservations guaranteed until 10 minutes prior to show times, at which time the seats may be released to others.
No refunds for late arrivals.
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