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Acuff Circle honors Evans Harvill during annual Ovation Awards

 

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – More than 100 arts supporters from Clarksville and Nashville gathered at the Customs House Museum to honor philanthropist Evans Harvill for his long years of promoting arts at Austin Peay State University and in the community, as he received a top arts award.

Eight others were recognized at the same event, the annual Ovation Awards ceremony, sponsored by the Acuff Circle of Excellence. The celebration calls attention to outstanding contributions of the arts in the Clarksville-Montgomery County area.

 The Circle is the patron society of the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, and it works to advance arts and culture in Clarksville and Montgomery County.

Evans Harvill received the George Mabry Ovation Award at this year's Ovation Awards.

Evans Harvill received the George Mabry Ovation Award at this year’s Ovation Awards.

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Acuff Circle of Excellence announces Ovation Award winners

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A major financial supporter of Austin Peay State University, whose contributions to the arts at the school, are legion. A founding member of the Downtown Artists Co-op and the Friends of Photography, who also is an accomplished artist.

A civic organization that keeps the Southern heritage of fiddling alive. And, a company that has consistently supported the arts, in addition to a multitude of other community endeavors for many years.

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Clarksville High School Theatre to present “The Miracle Worker” November 1st-4th

 

Clarksville High School WildcatsClarksville, TN – Clarksville High School Theatre will kick off its 2016-17 season with “The Miracle Worker”, the celebrated drama by William Gibson about Helen Keller and her life-long companion and teacher Annie Sullivan.

The production will run for four performances –November 1st-4th at 7:00pm in the Main Stage Theatre at Clarksville High School. Tickets are $5.00 and can be purchased at the door on the evening of performance. Please contact director Barbara Wesner at 931.648.5690 ext. 2521 for reservations or questions.

Logan Wilkerson (Helen) on left. Addisyn Bryant (Annie) on right in "The Miracle Worker". (Barbara Wesner)

Logan Wilkerson (Helen) on left. Addisyn Bryant (Annie) on right in “The Miracle Worker”. (Barbara Wesner)

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“SHREK The Musical JR.” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, May 20th – June 11th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Once upon a time in a faraway swamp, there lived a green ogre who one day found his home overrun by a group of banished fairytale misfits.  Thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey to rescue a feisty princess.

The Roxy Regional School of the Arts presents an irreverently fun adventure for the entire family with “SHREK the Musical JR.” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, May 20th through June 11th.

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and the book by William Steig, “SHREK The Musical JR.” is directed and choreographed by Tom Thayer, with additional choreography by Emily Rourke and music direction by Lacey Connell.

(L to R): Truman Jepson as Lord Farquaad, Allison Ferebee as Princess Fiona, Patrick Long as Shrek and Riley Jenkins as Donkey.

(L to R): Truman Jepson as Lord Farquaad, Allison Ferebee as Princess Fiona, Patrick Long as Shrek and Riley Jenkins as Donkey.

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Beachaven Winery Hosts “Sparkling Brunch” with a Side of Shakespeare at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Sunday, December 6th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Shakespeare once wrote, “Good wine is a good familiar creature, if it be well used.” On Sunday, December 6th, at noon, the drink of the gods will be well used when paired with delicious cuisine and stellar theatre at Beachaven Winery’s “Sparkling Brunch” at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

This “Sparkling Brunch” with a side of Shakespeare will offer savory Beachaven wines alongside quiche, Belgian waffle shooters, chicken biscuit kabobs, bacon-wrapped asparagus, and banana & mandarin smoothies by Nicoletta’s Catering.

Roxy Regional Theatre interns to perform "Dream" as part of the "Sparkling Brunch" being held Sunday, December 6th. (Alan Goldstein)

Roxy Regional Theatre interns to perform “Dream” as part of the “Sparkling Brunch” being held Sunday, December 6th. (Alan Goldstein)

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre brings Disney’s “The Aristocats Kids” to the stage, May 29th – June 13th

 

The Purr-fect Family Musical

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Everybody wants to be a cat!  Twenty-eight students from the Roxy Regional School of the Arts are getting the chance to do just that in Disney’s “The Aristocats Kids” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, May 29th – June 13th.

In this feline adventure based on the Disney animated film, Madame’s jealous butler Edgar cat-naps Duchess and her Aristokittens and abandons them in the Parisian countryside.  Luckily, Thomas O’Malley and his rag-tag bunch of alley cats come to their rescue!

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre rings in the Holiday with “A Christmas Carol”, December 10th – December 20th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – A holiday tradition returns to the corner of Franklin and First! John McDonald is Ebenezer Scrooge in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”, December 10th – December 20th.

Under the direction of Tom Thayer, Dickens’ classic tale of Christmases Past, Present and Future meets such holiday standards as “Deck the Halls,” “Silent Night,” “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” and more.

Scrooge Returns to the Roxy Regional Theatre in "A Christmas Carol", December 10th - December 20th

Scrooge Returns to the Roxy Regional Theatre in “A Christmas Carol”, December 10th – December 20th

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The Roxy Regional Theatre takes you under the sea with Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.” May 17th-June 1st

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Go “under the sea” this summer with the Roxy Regional School of the Arts in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.”, opening Friday, May 17th, at 6:00pm.

Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film, “The Little Mermaid Jr.” tells the story of the beautiful young mermaid Ariel (Ashley Knowles), who longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.

But first, she’ll have to defy her father King Triton (Tristan Sartor), make a deal with the evil sea witch Ursula (Sidney McCarty), and convince Prince Eric (Truman Jepson) that she’s the girl with the enchanting voice.

"The Little Mermaid Jr." at the Roxy Regional Theatre starting May 17th.

“The Little Mermaid Jr.” at the Roxy Regional Theatre starting May 17th.

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Roxy Regional Theatre gives Romeo & Juliet Historical Twist, Civil War-Style, March 8th–16th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The tale of Romeo and Juliet is one which truly transcends time and place — and beginning March 8th, the Roxy Regional Theatre will prove it by setting one of William Shakespeare’s most famous plays during the American Civil War.

This historical twist to the classic love story could not come at a more fitting time, as we commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War, a time when deeply rooted hatreds often pitted neighbor against neighbor and family against family, compelling lovers to risk everything to be together.

Starring Matt Casey and Hannah Church as Romeo and Juliet

Starring Matt Casey and Hannah Church as Romeo and Juliet

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“Spoon River Anthology” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, January 12th and 19th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – In two newly-added performances, young people from the Roxy Regional Theatre’s School of the Arts will present their fresh take on Edgar Lee Masters’ classic “Spoon River Anthology” on Saturday, January 12th, and Saturday, January 19th, at noon.

Staged by John McDonald with dance choreography by Jessica Davidson and choral work by Erin Keas, Edgar Lee Masters’ collection of short free-form poems visit the inhabitants of a sleepy New England town. «Read the rest of this article»

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