Topic: Colin Ryan
Clarksville, TN – “Second star to the right, and straight on ’til morning …” Let your inner child soar to new heights and fly away to Neverland with the Roxy Regional Theatre! Enchanting fun for audiences of all ages, the award-winning Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure makes its regional premiere on Friday, April 12th, at 8:00pm.
Based on J.M. Barrie’s original play, with permission from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Peter Pan features music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (award-winning composers of Honk! and Mary Poppins) and book by Willis Hall.
Clarksville, TN – This spring, the Roxy Regional Theatre offers a glimpse of war through the eyes of a Union soldier, a Confederate sympathizer and a mute boy. Ambrose Bierce’s “Civil War Stories” premieres Friday, March 29th, at 8:00pm, for a limited run.
Celebrated for their intensity, insight and mastery of form, Ambrose Bierce’s collection of stories has been described as one of the great antiwar statements in American literature.
Clarksville, 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.
It’s not too late to get into the Christmas Spirit with “A Christmas Carol” at the Roxy Regional Theatre
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre is currently staging their production of The Giver, a tale set in what first appears to be a perfect world, everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. But when young Jonas takes part in the ceremony of twelve and is assigned his profession as the receiver of memory he discovers the real truth, and there is no turning back.
Jonas has been selected to bear the collective memories of a society that lives only in the present, where “Sameness ” is the rule. His new position in his community is considered an extremely high honor, but Jonas soon comes to recognize the price the people are paying is much too high. He decides he will change his world for the better, but he cannot predict how that change will come about, or what that change will mean for himself and the “new child” Gabriel, whom he has resolved to protect.
Based on Lois Lowry’s Award-Winning and Thought-Provoking book “The Giver”
Clarksville, TN – This November, the Roxy Regional Theatre explores the question, “What would you would be willing to compromise in order to lead a life free of poverty, war and suffering?”
Based on Lois Lowry’s Newbery Award-winning book, “The Giver” will captivate and transform both young and old alike with five public performances only, beginning Wednesday, November 14th, at 7:00pm.
It’s astounding, time is fleeting, Madness takes its toll. But listen closely, not for very much longer, I’ve got to keep control.
Clarksville, TN – It’s not to late to do a Science Fiction, Double Feature with tonight and tomorrow being the last two shows of the wonderful Roxy Regional Theatre’s revival of The Rocky Horror Show. The Cult classic from Richard O’Brien tells the story of Brad Majors and his fiancée Janet Weiss, two clean-cut young people on the way to pay a visit Brad’s old college professor.
Lets take a jump to the left and a step to the right as we talk about the play.
The Roxy Regional Theatre invites you to do the “Time Warp” Beginning October 19th at “The Rocky Horror Show”
Clarksville, TN – Dig out your fishnet stockings and sharpen your stilettos … that sweet transvestite and his motley crew are back! Here by popular demand, the Roxy Regional Theatre’s revival of “The Rocky Horror Show” opens Friday, October 19th, at 8:00pm.
Richard O’Brien’s cult favorite tells the story of Brad Majors (played by Rob Rodems) and his fiancée Janet Weiss (played by Kaitlin Doughty), two clean-cut young people on the way to visit an old college professor. When they run into trouble and seek help at the freaky Frankenstein mansion, little do they know that Dr. Frank N. Furter (played by Matt Varelia) is in the midst of one of his maniacal experiments!
Clarksville, TN – If you haven’t been to the Roxy Regional Theatre to see “9 to 5: the Musical,” the real question is why not! Time is running out. Outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic, “9 to 5: The Musical” tells the story of three unlikely friends who, even in a man’s world, prove there’s nothing they can’t do! The musical is based on the 1980′s film, which starred Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, and Lily Tomlin.
The musical stars Bailey Hanks as as the vivacious Doralee Rhodes; Amanda Morgan as Violet Newstead, the department supervisor; Lital Abrahams as housewife turned secretary Judy Bernly; Colin Ryan as everyone’s favorite “Sexist, Egotistical, Lying, Hypocritical Bigot” of a boss, Franklin Hart, Jr.; and Jill Twiss, as his administrative assistant and office spy Roz Keith. They are backed up by an incredible supporting cast.
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