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Roxy Regional Theatre offers savings with Subscription Packages

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Have you heard about the Roxy Regional Theatre’s new subscription packages?  Save money on tickets, and see all of the great offerings in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 33rd Season!  With savings ranging from $20.00 to $145.00, this is an offer you cannot afford to miss … but hurry, as it only lasts until Thursday, August 27th.

Subscriptions allow you to receive the best vantage point at the best price by choosing the exact seat you would like to sit in for each performance.

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre to kick off 33rd Season with Lionel Bart’s “Oliver!”

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – In 1983 an abandoned movie house was saved from the wrecking ball, and on November 3rd, what has become the cornerstone of arts and entertainment in Clarksville-Montgomery County opened to a grand ovation.

Through grit, determination and support from likeminded individuals, the Roxy Regional Theatre is now poised to celebrate 33 years of providing an educational and artistic outlet for the Southeast.

Featuring world premieres, red-hot musicals, theatre standards and fantastic children’s programming, the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 2015-2016 mainstage season will open on September 25th with Charles Dickens’ classic tale of the boy who asked for more, Lionel Bart’s “Oliver!”

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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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It’s not too late to get into the Christmas Spirit with “A Christmas Carol” at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – You have through Saturday to go celebrate Christmas at the Roxy Regional Theatre, with their production of the Dicken’s classic A Christmas Carol. This wonderful Christmas story has become a yearly tradition at the Theatre and one that will keep you coming back year after year.

I watch this show every year and somehow The Roxy Regional Theatre manages to keep the story fresh, fun, and entertaining. They manage to do this through the addition of new songs, bringing in new actors, and by giving area children the opportunity to work on a professional stage.

Scrooge learns a Christmas lesson from Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol at the Roxy Regional Theatre

Scrooge learns a Christmas lesson from Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol at the Roxy Regional Theatre

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A Chrismas Carol now playing at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Following the flurry of out-of-town guests and turkey dinners, unwind at the Roxy Regional Theatre with a rollicking musical favorite sure to put you in the holiday spirit. In keeping with tradition and in celebration of Charles Dickens’ 200th birthday, John McDonald will once again don his top hat as Ebenezer Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol”, running through December 22nd.

Under the direction of Tom Thayer, Dickens’ classic tale of Christmases Past, Present and Future meets such holiday standards as “A-Caroling We Go,” “Silent Night,” “Christmas Is Here,” “Do You Know How Christmas Trees Are Grown” and more.

A Christmas Carol at the Roxy Regional Theatre

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Roxy Regional Theatre to Kick Off 30th Anniversary Season with Dolly Parton Musical 9 to 5

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre, Clarksville’s oldest live theatre and only professional theatre, unveils its 30th Anniversary Season.

Under the direction of Tom Thayer, executive director, and John McDonald, artistic director, the theatre will kick off the 2012-2013 season with the Dolly Parton musical 9 to 5: The Musical. Starring Bailey Hanks of Broadway’s Legally Blonde, it will open on September 14th. «Read the rest of this article»

 

APSU Students spend week in London with new study abroad program

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – When Travis Tanner, an Austin Peay State University freshman, read “Oliver Twist” for his world literature class earlier this semester, he had a little trouble visualizing the young orphan’s journey through London.

Part of the problem was that Tanner, a physics major, had never visited Europe. In fact, his only experience with international travel occurred a few years ago on a road trip to Canada. So the drab, Georgian-style buildings of Victorian England were a bit hard to imagine.

Dr. Jennifer Snyder, APSU assistant professor of art, Tina Rousselot de St. Ceran, coordinator of International Education at APSU and Dr. Daniel Shea, associate professor of Languages and Literature, visit the Tower of London on a recent study abroad trip.

Dr. Jennifer Snyder, APSU assistant professor of art, Tina Rousselot de St. Ceran, coordinator of International Education at APSU and Dr. Daniel Shea, associate professor of Languages and Literature, visit the Tower of London on a recent study abroad trip.

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December First Thursday Art Walk

 

Historic Downtown Clarksville

Clarksville, TN – You’re invited to join the merchants of Historic Downtown Clarksville for the monthly Art Walk, on December 1st, from 5:00pm–8:00pm.

Kendall Welsh from ARTifacts, sent us this information about November’s artistic extravaganza. Participating merchants include The Framemaker, Ingredients, New South Coffee, ARTifacts,  Hodgepodge, and many more. «Read the rest of this article»

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Roxy Tradition Endures with Holiday Favorite “A Christmas Carol”

 

Roxy Regional TheatreA Christmas CarolClarksville, TN – After the Thanksgiving rush is over, sit back and relax at the Roxy Regional Theatre with a rollicking holiday morsel that is sure to sweeten your taste buds and warm even the hardest of hearts.

John McDonald, as Ebenezer Scrooge, meets the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future while rediscovering the true meaning of the holiday in the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol”, opening Friday, November 25th, at 8:00pm.

Ebenezer Scrooge is confronted by the ghost of his former partner Jacob Marley in the 2010 Roxy production of A Christmas Carol.

Ebenezer Scrooge is confronted by the ghost of his former partner Jacob Marley in the 2010 Roxy production of A Christmas Carol.

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Dickens’ Tale Comes to Life at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre is currently staging a “thrillingly ingenious” adaptation of Charles Dickens’ epic novel “A Tale of Two Cities.” Directed by John McDonald, “A Tale of Two Cities” stars Michael Mizwicki and Jonathan Reed Wexler as Sydney Carton and Charles Darnay, the English lawyer and French aristocrat caught up inextricably in the violence and bloodshed of the French Revolution.  Also featured are Ryan Bowie, Ashton Crosby, Brianna Hertzberg, Ted Jones, Travis Kendrick, Alan Lee, Phil Perry, Linda Speir and Joylene Taylor.

The play follows Lucie Manette, a young woman raised as an orphan and a ward of Tellson’s bank as she learns that her father is still alive and has recently been released from the infamous Bastille prison having been unjustly imprisoned for the last eighteen years. She goes to France to bring him home to England. Traveling home with her father by ship she meets Charles Darnay, a French citizen and London resident.

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