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The Scottish Rite Players are a cast of actors dedicated to helping the San Antonio Scottish Rite reach its full potential as the “University of Freemasonry” in South Texas. As a home to future Laurence Oliviers, Jack Nicholsons, Marlon Brandos and Robert DeNiros (and the occasional Brad Pitt and George Clooney), participation in the Players offers a creative outlet for those who tend to watch “Hamlet” or “A Streetcar Named Desire” or “Raging Bull” or "Oceans 11, 12 (or) 13" or "Tombstone" and say…”Heck, I could do that!”

This creative expression is focused into theatre workshop-style presentations of the Scottish Rite degrees for the monthly Continuing Masonic Education classes, held exclusively for Scottish Rite members. The goal is to search out and bring to the surface the hidden meanings and themes of the degrees through effective presentation. The result is often a novel interpretation of the degree being presented – sometimes riveting, occasionally humorous, and always thought-provoking – while remaining faithful to the text of the “script.”

Like any great work of art, the Scottish Rite degrees inspire a wide range of emotion and interpretation. The Players and their work are the catalysts for discussion, argument and, we hope, eventual understanding of what it means to be a Scottish Rite Mason. Bring your thinking cap to the next performance and put your own stamp on the degrees!

FEATURED PLAYERS WANTED! APPLY WITHIN!

FEATURED PLAYERS
(in alphabetical order, not in order of appearance)

William B. Chenault, 32° KCCH
John R. Dunn, 32° KCCH
Donald D. Gerhart, 32°
Reese L. Harrison, Jr., 33°, PVM, PWM, PC, PVMK
Robert L. Jett, 33°, PVM, PWM, PC
Brady Johnson, 32°
William D. Jones, 32° KCCH
Benjamin F. Linduff, 32° KCCH
Art Martínez de Vara, 32°
Clinton M. M. McKenzie, 32° KCCH
Ralph A. McLeod, 32° KCCH
Eugene Anthony Meyer, Jr., 33°
Gerald F. Nowotny, 33°, PVM, PWM, PC, PVMK
Errol A. Peña, 32°
Andrew A. Pool, 33°, PVM, PWM, PVMK
Nick R. Ramos, 32° KCCH
James A. Rodriguez, 33°, PVM, PC
Paul A. Tolar, 32° KCCH
Douglas J. Van Griner, 32° KCCH

OFFICERS OF THE SCOTTISH RITE PLAYERS CLUB

Production Manager (what is a "Production Manager"?) James A. Rodriguez, 33°
Gaffer (what is a "Gaffer"?) Clinton M. M. McKenzie, 32° KCCH
Key Grip (what is a "Key Grip"?) William D. Jones, 32° KCCH
Best Boy (what is a "Best Boy"?)  
Candidate Paul "The Body" Tolar, 32° KCCH

PAST PRODUCTION MANAGERS OF THE SCOTTISH RITE PLAYERS CLUB

James A. Rodriguez, 33° 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014