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A Suspense Thriller Play....."Wait Until Dark" by Fredrick Knott        Friday, April 18 & 25   Saturday, April 19 & 26, 2014  7:00 pm           Adults $10  Student/child (3-18) $5                                          (Childern 10 and under at the discretion of parent or guardian)


                                       Come Come to The Royal Theatre to:   A sinister con man, Roat, and two ex-convicts are about to meet their match. They have traced the location of the mysterious doll, which contains fortune in diamonds, to the Greenwich Village apartment of Sam Hendrix and his blind wife, Susy. Sam had apparently been persuaded by a strange woman to transport the doll across the Canadian border, not knowing that something inside the doll is wanted by the crooks. The crooks convince Susy that the police have implicated her husband, Sam, in the murder of the doll’s owner. Susy refuses to reveal the doll’s location, and with the help of, GLoria, a young neighbor, figures out she is the victim of a bizarre charade. Roat kills his associates, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues between the two. Susy knows the only way to play fair is by her rules, so when darkness falls she turns off all the lights leaving both of them to maneuver in her darken world until the game ends.                           

             Reserved seating recommended and must be paid in full 1 week prior to the show. Or purchase at-the-door Upon Availibility  Call 573 -378-6226            

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Call the Royal Theatre box office at 573-378-6226 and reserve your seating. Ticket prices are $10.00 adults and $5.00 student/child (3-18).

      For Reserved Seating -   Please call 573/378-6226   or email requests to info@theroyaltheatre.com                            

A Live Community Theatre,  Concert and Art Exhibit Venue               Located on the Square, Downtown Versailles (107 S. Monroe)               

 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 273   Versailles, MO  65084 573-378-6226



Our 1931 era, Royal Theatre and our adjoining building, the Dimond Annex, are home to live community events.  Our 288 seat capacity auditorium is a venue for live musicals, plays, concerts, featuring bluegrass, ragtime piano, vocal, and orchestra, magic and comedy. The Dimond Annex is home to community art shows.

       The present, executive director, Cindy Davenport, is always appreciative of the audiences, the corporate sponsors and all the volunteers.  You can still hear her say, “This is the best job in the world.”  Whether it is the live community plays, the live concerts, the art shows or the location for the many area events, the Royal Theatre and all its volunteers bring joy and laughter to the countless audiences.       We are located 107 & 111 S. Monroe, downtown square, Versailles, MO. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 573-378-6226

In the meantime you can reach us at 573-378-6226 and by fax at 573-378-6928. We are looking forward to hearing from you. You can also contact us at our e-mail address: theroyaltheatre@sbcglobal.net

If you are not familiar with our theatre and this is your first contact with us online: We would be pleased to hear from you! Please let us know what your needs and questions are, we will be more than happy to help.

MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of the Royal Arts Council (RAC) is to foster an understanding and appreciation for the visual and performing arts by providing a welcoming place for anyone in the community to learn and grow through our educational and performing opportunities. Royal Arts Council Board commitment intentionally involves children and adults in the quest of creative excellence in community theatre and to expose them to performing artists and visual arts from the Midwest region. RAC programming is intended to provide family-friendly, quality entertainment while recognizing the value of the arts to our rural community.

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