RIVER VALLEY PLAYERS
Artist: Mathew Sharem
Mural No. 28 Completed:
Located on the west wall of Vision Source, 502 1st Avenue
The River Valley Players theater group was established in 1973. Since that time they have produced well over 100 musicals, dinner theaters and children's shows. They continue to be one of the longest extablished volunteer theater groups in ur area.
The mural honors the tradition of theater that Rock Rapids has become known for. It also honors Tom Gaspar, founding father of RVP, and longtime Central Lyon band director. Tom, the band director ast CL since 1970, died in December 2012. In his career he directed over 250 musicals, concerts and plays.
RVP, Forster Trust and the Rock Rapids Mural Society funded this mural.