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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.

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The Giver is set for a limited engagment at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, 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.

"The Giver" to open Wednesday, November 14th at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

“The Giver” to open Wednesday, November 14th at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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“The Giver” hits the stage November 14th-17th at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Based on Lois Lowry’s Award-Winning and Thought-Provoking book “The Giver”

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, 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.

(L to R) Jay Doolittle, Rob Rodems and Michelle Foletta, in "The Giver" set to open Wednesday, November 14th at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

(L to R) Jay Doolittle, Rob Rodems and Michelle Foletta, in “The Giver” set to open Wednesday, November 14th at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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Enjoy a Double Feature of the Rocky Horror Show Tonight and Tomorrow at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

It’s astounding, time is fleeting, Madness takes its toll. But listen closely, not for very much longer, I’ve got to keep control.

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, 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.

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The Roxy Regional Theatre invites you to do the “Time Warp” Beginning October 19th at “The Rocky Horror Show”

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, 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!

"The Rocky Horror Show" at the Roxy Regional Theatre October 19th through November 10th.

“The Rocky Horror Show” at the Roxy Regional Theatre October 19th through November 10th.

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Last chance to see 9 to 5 the Musical at the Roxy Regional Theatre this weekend!

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, 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.

"9 to 5: The Musical" begins September 14th at the Roxy Regional Theatre starring Bailey Hanks.

“9 to 5: The Musical” begins September 14th at the Roxy Regional Theatre starring Bailey Hanks.

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Downtown Clarksville Came to Life for the Seventh Annual Frolic on Franklin Street Arts Extravaganza

 

Clarksville, TN  – Frolic on FranklinThe community street fair featured 30 booths allowing local artists to showcase their talents and to sell their arts and hand-crafted items to the public. The booths featured a wide selection of photography, paintings and drawings, pottery, jewelry, glass items, and more.

The event also included a variety of entertainment and kids’ activities including the Kenwood High School Hi-Steppers, the Cumberland Winds Woodwind Quintet, the Northeast High School Exit One Show Choir, Red River Breeze, and the Loose Hinges. The evening closed out with the “9 to 5 The Musical” staring Bailey Hanks.

The 7th Annual Frolic on Franklin Street

The 7th Annual Frolic on Franklin Street

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Roxy Regional Theatre kicks off their 30th Season with “9 to 5: The Musical”

 

Broadway and MTV Star Bailey Hanks Takes on Dolly Parton’s Role

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Broadway and MTV star Bailey Hanks* leads the pack of plays and musicals in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 30th Season with 9 to 5: The Musical, opening Friday, September 14th, at 8:00pm.

Hanks, the winner of MTV’s “The Search for Elle Woods” and star of Broadway’s Legally Blonde, takes on the Dolly Parton role in this hilarious musical comedy based on the film also starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin.  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!

"9 to 5: The Musical" begins September 14th at the Roxy Regional Theatre starring Bailey Hanks.

“9 to 5: The Musical” begins September 14th at the Roxy Regional Theatre starring Bailey Hanks.

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Happy Days is a Blast from the Past at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Goodbye gray skies, hello blue! Happy days comes to life on the stage of the Roxy Regional Theatre complete with Arthur “The Fonz” Fonzarelli, Richie, Potsie, Ralph Malph and all of the gang. The Roxy Regional Theatre has has excelled in their ability to bring Broadway to life on the small stage, with Happy Days they have succeeded in bringing life to the big screen.

Happy Days is what it always has been, it not rocket science, and if you go into this musical with that in mind you will have a great time paying a visit to a time life was much simpler. The new Happy Days musical introduces a new generation to one of America’s best-loved families, the Cunningham’s, taking audiences back to the days of 1959 Milwaukee, complete with varsity sweaters, hula hoops and jukebox sock-hoppin’.

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