Fifteen years of Toby. ▪ 2007-2021

2021 Toby Show

Rivertime Players are excited to announce that we will be staging our annual Toby Show on September 24th and 25th, October 1st, 2nd, 8th and 9th. Join us for our fifteenth year of bringing Toby to Parsons as we bring back a favorite show Lead Petunias. More information to come.

Steel Magnolias Postponed

Steel Magnolias

Out of concern for the health and safety of our cast, crew, and patrons we have decided to postpone this production to a later date. Stay safe. More info

City & Rivertime Players Awarded Grant

Rivertime Players partnered with the City of Parsons, Decatur County Chamber of Commerce, and UT Martin Parsons Center to apply for a Creative Placemaking grant. A press release from the Tennessee Arts Commission on June 16 annouced the award of the grant. The funds will be used to install curtains in our new performance space. Read the press release by clicking here.

Parsons Tennessee's TOBY SHOW

Dana Everts-Boehm with the Folklife Program at the Tennessee Arts Commission attended the September 25th performance of The Good, the Bad & the Toby and filed a site visit report on October 22nd. You can read Dana's kind review of our show by clicking here.

Bridges Inducted into Toby Hall of Fame

Induction into Toby Hall of Fame

Rivertime Players are proud to announce that on Sunday, April 19th, 2015 Shane Bridges was inducted into the Toby Hall of Fame at The Theatre Museum of Repertoire Americana in Mt. Pleasant, IA. The museum is dedicated to tent shows, showboats, chautauquas, and medicine shows. You can read the article in The News Leader by clicking here. Congratulations, Shane!

Winging It Newsletter

Former trouper Mickey Lacey wrote an article about his attendance of FrankenToby in the Winter 2014 edition of Winging It, the newsletter of the National Society for the Preservation of Tent, Folk, and Repertoire Theatre. You can read the article here or view the entire newsletter at The Theatre Museum's website here.

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You use the same account on and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same. Just remember, only purchases made through will be eligible for donations to Rivertime Players. You may want to add a bookmark to make it easier to return and shop through AmazonSmile.

Use the link here to connect to AmazonSmile and Rivertime Players will be automatically selected as your charitable organization of choice, or navigate to and you will be prompted to choose a charity the first time you log in. Simply enter Rivertime Players Inc in the search field.

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