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The Awesome 80’s Prom Dances Through the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Written by Ken Davenport, “The Awesome 80’s Prom” at the Roxy Regional Theatre featured a cast that sparkled through the music of the era with not only audience participation throughout but sizzling singing and dancing.

Joe Filippo as Mr. Richard “Dick” Snelgrove, the principal, attempted to keep the boisterous cast in line as Stephanie Stafford as Mrs. Patty Lascalzo (or Mrs. L, the drama teacher) announced irrelevant interruptions such as the Alabama car parked in the wrong spot.

"The Awesome 80's Prom" currently playing at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

“The Awesome 80’s Prom” currently playing at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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Roxy Regional Theatre presents “The Awesome ’80s Prom” starting this Friday, June 17th

 

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Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of the hit interactive musical experience “The Awesome ’80s Prom”, hits the stage this Friday. The Production runs June 17th through July 9th. Get ready to party like it’s 1989! Step back in time, join the breakdance circle, and participate in all the high school drama.

Ken Davenport’s blast-from-the-past crowd favorite immerses the audience in the lives of characters competing for Prom King and Queen at the not-so-subtly-named Wanaget High. And, just like on “American Idol,” the audience decides who wins each night!

"The Awesome '80s Prom" stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

“The Awesome ’80s Prom” stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

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“The Awesome ’80s Prom” will be held at the Roxy Regional Theatre, June 17th – July 9th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Get ready to party like it’s 1989! Step back in time, join the breakdance circle, and participate in all the high school drama at the Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of the hit interactive musical experience “The Awesome ’80s Prom”, June 17th – July 9th.

Ken Davenport’s blast-from-the-past crowd favorite immerses the audience in the lives of characters competing for Prom King and Queen at the not-so-subtly-named Wanaget High. And, just like on “American Idol,” the audience decides who wins each night!

"The Awesome '80s Prom" stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

“The Awesome ’80s Prom” stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

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“SHREK The Musical JR.” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, May 20th – June 11th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Once upon a time in a faraway swamp, there lived a green ogre who one day found his home overrun by a group of banished fairytale misfits.  Thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey to rescue a feisty princess.

The Roxy Regional School of the Arts presents an irreverently fun adventure for the entire family with “SHREK the Musical JR.” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, May 20th through June 11th.

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and the book by William Steig, “SHREK The Musical JR.” is directed and choreographed by Tom Thayer, with additional choreography by Emily Rourke and music direction by Lacey Connell.

(L to R): Truman Jepson as Lord Farquaad, Allison Ferebee as Princess Fiona, Patrick Long as Shrek and Riley Jenkins as Donkey.

(L to R): Truman Jepson as Lord Farquaad, Allison Ferebee as Princess Fiona, Patrick Long as Shrek and Riley Jenkins as Donkey.

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre presentation of Green Day’s “American Idiot” kicks off Friday, April 29th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre is turning up the volume this Friday, April 29th at 8:00pm when CDE Lightband presents Green Day’s “American Idiot!”.  In keeping with our traditional opening night pay-what-you-can tradition, all tickets remaining at the box office will go on sale at 7:30pm Friday evening for a $5.00 minimum donation.

Struggling to find meaning in a post-9/11 world, Johnny (Joseph Spinelli), Tunny (Charles Walljasper Robinson) and Will (Ryan Alvarado) flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life.  Their paths are quickly estranged when Tunny enters the armed forces, Will is called back home to attend familial responsibilities, and Johnny’s attention becomes divided between a seductive love interest and a hazardous new friendship.

Roxy Regional Theatre's "American Idiot" stars (Top L to R) Joseph Spinelli, Charles Robinson and Ryan Alvarado.

Roxy Regional Theatre’s “American Idiot” stars (Top L to R) Joseph Spinelli, Charles Robinson and Ryan Alvarado.

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre to rock the stage with Green Day’s “American Idiot”, April 29th – May 14th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Combine a multi-platinum album and a multimedia partnership with CDE Lightband with a multi-talented group of artists from Austin Peay State University and a dozen high-energy performers from around the nation — and brace yourself for a two-time Tony and Grammy Award-winning blockbuster.

Green Day’s critically-acclaimed powerhouse album comes to life this spring on the corner of Franklin and First in historic downtown Clarksville. Boldly taking the American musical where it has never gone before, the Roxy Regional Theatre opens the energy-fueled rock opera of youthful disillusion, Green Day’s “American Idiot”, on Friday, April 29th, at 8:00pm.

Roxy Regional Theatre's "American Idiot" stars (Top L to R) Joseph Spinelli, Charles Robinson and Ryan Alvarado.

Roxy Regional Theatre’s “American Idiot” stars (Top L to R) Joseph Spinelli, Charles Robinson and Ryan Alvarado.

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre to perform limited run of William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” April 6th-9th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Get ready for the battle of the sexes as only the greatest playwright of the English language could tell it!  William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew”, playing five public performances in April at the Roxy Regional Theatre, follows the comic courtship of Petruchio, a gentleman of Verona, and the headstrong Kate, who must marry before her more popular sister, Bianca, may be wed.

Starring Margaret Eilertson as Kate and Jonathan Whitney as Petruchio, “The Taming of the Shrew” features Emily Rourke as Bianca, Jay Doolittle as Baptista, Zak Schneider as Lucentio, Michael Klug as Gremio, Scott Watson as Hortensio, Michael C. Brown as Tranio, Jackie Ostick as Grumio, and Leslie Greene as the Widow.

"The Taming of the Shrew" stars Margaret Eilertson and Jonathan Whitney.

“The Taming of the Shrew” stars Margaret Eilertson and Jonathan Whitney.

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Catch a sneak peek of “The Cat in the Hat” tomorrow afternoon at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Don’t let tomorrow’s rain keep you inside with nothing to do, take advantage of the day off from school, and be the first to see Dr. Seuss’ classic story brought to life on stage at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

In celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday (a day early), we are offering a special sneak preview of “The Cat in the Hat” this Tuesday, March 1st at 4:00pm.  Tickets are $10.00 (cash or check only) and will only be available at the door on a first-come, first-served basis.

"The Cat in the Hat" at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars (Top L to R) Michael C. Brown stars as The Cat in the Hat, Emily Rourke, Lacey Connell, Ryan Bowie and Jackie Ostick.

“The Cat in the Hat” at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars (Top L to R) Michael C. Brown stars as The Cat in the Hat, Emily Rourke, Lacey Connell, Ryan Bowie and Jackie Ostick.

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Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of “Blues in the Night” kicks off tonight, February 5th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The scorching Tony-nominated musical revue “Blues in the Night” opens at the Roxy Regional Theatre tonight, Friday, February 5th, at 8:00pm. The universal language of the blues will wail out full and strong on the corner of Franklin and First in downtown Clarksville through February.

In keeping with the theatre’s traditional pay-what-you-can preview, all tickets not pre-sold at the regular ticket price will go on sale at 7:30pm that evening for a $5.00 minimum donation.

"Blues in the Night" stars (Top L to R) Phillip Bernard Smith, Mariah Sade Ralph, Lacey Connell and Dwan Hayes.

“Blues in the Night” stars (Top L to R) Phillip Bernard Smith, Mariah Sade Ralph, Lacey Connell and Dwan Hayes.

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Treat Your Valentine to Martinis and “Blues in the Night” at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Saturday, February 13th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Searching for the perfect Valentine’s experience for you and your special someone?  Look no further than the Roxy Regional Theatre’s “Martini Night” on Saturday, February 13th, 2016.

This year with the theatre’s popular annual Valentine’s package, the universal language of the blues meets the universal language of love as patrons are treated to an unforgettable evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and the scorching Tony-nominated musical revue “Blues in the Night”.

Roxy Regional Theatre's "Martini Night" set for Saturday, February 13th, 2016.

Roxy Regional Theatre’s “Martini Night” set for Saturday, February 13th, 2016.

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