News Flash

Latest News

Posted on: November 5, 2018

Ray-Pec High School to present musical comedy "The Robber Bridegroom"

Robber Bridegroom image smaller

Raymore-Peculiar High School presents “The Robber Bridegroom”


The Raymore-Peculiar High School Theatre Department announces its fall musical comedy, Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman’s “The Robber Bridegroom.” Performances will be in the Ray-Pec High School Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 16, and 17, and at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Tickets may be reserved by calling the box office line, 892-3999 extension 2400. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students. Free child care will be provided.


The Robber Bridegroom is a musical comedy told as a southern tall tale. It features a Robin Hood-like robber named Jamie Lockhart and Rosamund, the girl who steals his heart. Standing in the way of their romance is Rosamund’s evil stepmother, Salome, a woman described as so terrible that one glance from her caused every bullfrog in Yazoo City to drop dead of heart failure, and Little Harp, the bumbling robber rival to Jamie Lockhart who functions as the muscle to the dreaded Harp Gang. Further complicating their situation is Jamie’s own belief that marriage is something someone does to enrich himself rather than something someone does for love. It’s left to Rosamund to help him understand the riches that true love has to offer.


First performed in New York in 1975, and recently revived in 2016, the show features outlandishly comical characters and a delightfully catchy score that combines pop hooks with the stylings of bluegrass music. The Robber Bridegroom is a knee-slapping, toe-tapping good time.


The cast includes Seth Kelley as Jamie Lockhart, Kylie Hansen as Rosamund, Ella Schnake as Salome, Matthew Stewart as Clement Musgrove, Cooper Carson as Little Harp, Robbie Keays as Big Harp, Spencer Barr as Goat, Tayler Bates as the Raven, Angel Patterson as Goat’s Mother, Paige Showen as Airee, Denton Meehan as the Caller, Ian Van Horn as the Landlord, and Larissa Wratney as the Landlord’s Wife. The Deeper in the Woods Singers are Dalton Apel, Isabelle Burton, Chloe Coons, Katie Clewell, Denton Meehan, Grace Millard, and Sam Reicher.


Members of the town of Rodney, Mississippi, include Abby Ball, Payton Ballinger, Jasmyn Berry, Cole Blankenship, Jacob Boyd, Jadyn Bramble, Olivia Burton, Maggie Carlson, Tevin Chavez, Dylan DeLeon, Hunter Diepenbrock, Ben Dixon, Caitlyn Ebert, Nathan Eckert, Ashlyn Hamblin, Spencer Harris, Alec Heriford, Jillian Humke, Jaren Jones, Cameron Lowe, Aidan Martel, Bailey Martin, Grace O’Brien, Devyn Phillips, Kerstin Randolph, Jaycee Robertson, Kaylee Schaeffer, Ashley Sclesky, Jackson Shepard, Zoe

Shriner, Bradley Simmons, Jaci Stratton, Jeffrey Sykes, Savannah Taylor, Sasha Trujillo, Jada Weber, Kayla Williams, Samantha Williams, Carinne Williams, and Riley Woodson.


Working behind the scenes are Teacher Todd Schnake as the director, Teacher Stephen Rew as the

music director, Teacher Karla Penechar as the scenic designer and technical director, and Teacher Pam

Schnake, and Patrons Kay Connelly and Michael Connelly as production assistants. The choreographer is

Abigail Ball with assistance from Spencer Harris and Savannah Taylor. The assistant directors are students Molly Loman, Bobbi Posey, and Carly Toler. The stage manager is Zach Scott with assistance from Blake Oser. The sound engineer is Nick Hime. The master carpenter is Spencer Barr. Props masters are Becca Bessette and Zach Scott. The master electrician and lighting designer is Riley Linn. Follow spot operators are Sam Steinke and Colby Stosberg. The costume designer is Ce Ce Moss.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Latest News

MSBA logo 2

Board begins search for new superintendent

Posted on: September 16, 2019
Softball tournament champions

Softball team wins tournament

Posted on: September 16, 2019
Fall Food Drive 2019

Ray-Pec CAN sponsors Fall Food Drive

Posted on: September 4, 2019
New teachers cover graphic

District welcomes new teachers!

Posted on: August 21, 2019
family at registration

Back to school registration

Posted on: August 5, 2019
Country Club Bank donates to RP Foundation

Country Club Bank supports Foundation

Posted on: August 1, 2019
BOE honors Huffman

School Board honors Audrey Huffman

Posted on: July 31, 2019
summer-school-logo

Sign up for Summer School

Posted on: April 5, 2019
USA-Flag-West-U-Rotary

Memorial Day

Posted on: May 24, 2019
trapshooting

Ray-Pec Trapshooting Team results

Posted on: May 2, 2019
BOE recognizes Audrey Huffman

Board honors FBLA student

Posted on: April 26, 2019
RPHS SoM April

RPHS honors Students of the Month

Posted on: April 24, 2019
Election ballot graphic cropped

Election results

Posted on: April 2, 2019
Kindergarten Roundup

Kindergarten Roundup is March 27

Posted on: February 25, 2019
Miles Sellami at March 25 2019 BOE meeting

Board honors spelling champion

Posted on: March 26, 2019
IMG_5455

Congresswoman Hartzler visits Ray-Pec

Posted on: March 15, 2019
pi day

Happy Pi Day!

Posted on: March 14, 2019
summer-school-logo

Summer School planning is under way

Posted on: March 8, 2019
BOE recognition Aubri

School Board honors volleyball coach

Posted on: March 4, 2019
Bridle Ridge Mustang Team

Bridle Ridge students learn about empathy

Posted on: February 20, 2019
See How They Run image

RPHS to present comedy "See How They Run"

Posted on: February 11, 2019
FBLA group pic

Ray-Pec FBLA students qualify for state

Posted on: February 14, 2019
BOE recognition Janae Thurston 4

Board honors RPHS Senior Janae Thurston

Posted on: January 25, 2019
BOE 122018 honors XC

School Board honors Cross Country runners

Posted on: December 26, 2018
RPHS SOM December 2018

RPHS honors Students of the Month

Posted on: December 13, 2018
clipart-calendar-blue-3

Please share feedback on school calendar!

Posted on: November 30, 2018
RPEMS SOM September 2018

RPEMS September Students of the Month

Posted on: October 17, 2018
Girls Tennis 2018 District Champs

Tennis team wins District championship

Posted on: October 4, 2018
Eagle Glen castle

Conscious Castle of Eagle Glen

Posted on: October 1, 2018