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“The Music Man” opens tonight at Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Beat the heat and the summer doldrums with Meredith Willson’s great American musical classic “The Music Man”, opening at the Roxy Regional Theatre Friday, July 17th, at 8:00pm for our traditional pay-what-you-can preview. All tickets not pre-sold at the regular ticket price will go on sale at 7:30pm on Friday for whatever price you are able to pay ($5.00 minimum, please).

Closing our 32nd season with a nostalgic bang, this family-friendly story has been entertaining audiences since 1957 with such memorable numbers as the high-stepping “Seventy-Six Trombones,” the romantic “‘Til There Was You” and the humorous “Trouble in River City.”

Roxy Regional Theatre's "The Music Man" stars John Adkison and Mary Malaney.

Roxy Regional Theatre’s “The Music Man” stars John Adkison and Mary Malaney.

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre closes 32nd Season with Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man”, July 17th – August 22nd

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Seventy-six trombones will close the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 32nd season with a nostalgic bang when Meredith Willson’s great American musical classic “The Music Man”marches onto the mainstage, July 17th – August 22nd.

Reprising his role from the 2011 national tour of “The Music Man”, John Adkison stars as fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill, who cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band he vows to organize … despite the fact he doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef! However, his plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for town librarian Marian Paroo, played by Mary Malaney.

Roxy Regional Theatre's "The Music Man" stars John Adkison and Mary Malaney.

Roxy Regional Theatre’s “The Music Man” stars John Adkison and Mary Malaney.

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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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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 flys you away to Neverland with Peter Pan starting April 12th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, 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.

"Peter Pan" stars Richie Sklar as Peter Pan and Hannah Church as Wendy Darling.

“Peter Pan” stars Richie Sklar as Peter Pan and Hannah Church as Wendy Darling.

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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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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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High-Energy Musical “13” Explores Ups and Downs of Growing Up at the Roxy Regional Theatre beginning May 11th

 

High-Energy Musical "13" at the Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Roxy Regional School of the Arts students explore the ups and downs of growing up in the high-energy musical “13,” opening Friday, May 11th, at 6:00pm in the Roxy’s TheOtherSpace.

When his parents get divorced and he’s forced to move from New York to a small town in Indiana, thirteen-year-old Evan Goldman just wants to make friends and survive the school year. Easier said than done.

With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, “13” is about discovering that cool is where you find it, and sometimes where you least expect it. «Read the rest of this article»

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Hurry up! Catch one of the last few showings of Dicken’s A Christmas Carol at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

A Christmas CarolClarksville, TN – This week the Roxy Regional Theatre will be staging the last few runs of their production of the Charles Dickens classic tale, A Christmas Carol. There are a few things that tell me Christmas is coming each year; the lighting of Christmas on the Cumberland, Downtown for the Holidays and the Christmas parade, and the Roxy’s wonderful annual rendition of this timeless Christmas story.  This week is your last chance to catch this heartwarming show.

The play features John McDonald as Ebenezer Scrooge, and follows him as he meets the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future while rediscovering the true meaning of the Christmas season. McDonald is backed up by a stellar cast that includes: Ryan Bowie, Brianna Hertzberg, Travis Kendrick, Alan Lee, Brandon Meeks, Leah Sugerman and Joylene Taylor. These are some of the best professional actors the Roxy has ever played host to.

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