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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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The Winter’s Tale Brings Shakespeare Back to the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

The Winter's TaleRoxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Last night the Roxy Regional Theatre kicked off a production of one of William Shakespeare’s classic plays The Winter’s Tale, a story of envy, revenge, love and, ultimately, redemption. This marks their 27th consecutive year producing the Bard’s classic stories.

The play was directed by John McDonald and edited by Brandon Meeks, and tells the story of the jealous King Leontes of Sicilia who nearly topples his own kingdom when he falsely accuses his queen of adultery with his childhood friend, King Polixenes of Bohemia. In his foolishness and rage, he loses his wife, his son, and his baby daughter. The cycle of life and the power of true love come alive upon the Roxy stage, as a family is reunited, both physically and spiritually, through the power of forgiveness.

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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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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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Oh the weather outside is frightful…

 

Roxy Regional TheatreWell, it’s official, it is the time of year when we go to work in the dark and leave work in the dark.  Thank you daylight savings time.  We at the Roxy Regional Theatre must now wait until “spring forward” to be able to frolic about in the sunlight.

I guess it is appropriate to say that we have officially entered the 2011 holiday season.  The annual Christmas tree is up in the lobby of the Roxy, this year courtesy of our friends at Wal-Mart after a post holiday donation last year.  The walls of the lobby are being serenaded by the harmonic sounds of Christmas carols and good ol’ Scrooge is about to wake up from his long winters nap.

Ebenezer Scrooge at Fezziwig's Warehouse. Mrs. Fezziwig is center left, Mr. Fezziwig is center right

Ebenezer Scrooge at Fezziwig's Warehouse. Mrs. Fezziwig is center left, Mr. Fezziwig is center right

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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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The Roxy Regional Theatre brings the Sound of Music to Life

 

The Sound of MusicClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre is currently staging a production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic Sound of Music. This is a well known and much loved musical that pretty much everyone in the world has seen at least once. This meant that the Roxy really had to get it right with their production. Well they nailed it.

When postulant Maria Rainer (Kendall Anne Thompson) proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of widowed naval Captain Georg von Trapp (Bryan Benware).  Kendall Anne Thompson portrays the role with all of the joy and love of life that this staring role calls for.

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The Roxy Is Alive with “The Sound of Music” this Summer

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre is alive with THE SOUND OF MUSIC this summer with the opening of the beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical on Friday, July 15th, at 8:00pm.
 
When postulant Maria Rainer (Kendall Anne Thompson) proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of widowed naval Captain Georg von Trapp (Bryan Benware).

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