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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 to present “bash: latterday” in theotherspace, May 26th-June 2nd

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – In response to last September’s vicious attack of a gay Philadelphia couple, Roxy Regional Theatre executive director Tom Thayer felt compelled to produce Neil LaBute’s bash: latterday plays.

A trio of darkly brilliant, unblinking portraits of evil in everyday life, this collection of one-act plays will be presented in theotherspace for three more performances only, May 26th – June 2nd.

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Roxy Regional Theatre brings classic Country Hits to Clarksville with “Honky Tonk Angels”, February 13th – March 7th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Move over, Tammy, Dolly and Loretta … there’s a new trio in town! Classic country gets a musical makeover in Ted Swindley’s “Honky Tonk Angels” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, beginning February 13th at 8:00pm.

Audiences who could not get enough of Always…Patsy Cline will find the perfect match in creator Ted Swindley’s follow-up, which combines over 30 classic country tunes (including “I’ll Fly Away,” “Stand by Your Man,” “Harper Valley PTA,” “9 to 5,” “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “Ode to Billy Jo,” “These Boots Are Made for Walking,” “Rocky Top” and “I Will Always Love You”) with a hilarious story about three gutsy gals who are determined to better their lives and follow their dreams to Nashville.

Honky Tonk Angels at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars (Top L to R) Jama Bowen, Corinne Bupp and Kristina Wilson.

Honky Tonk Angels at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars (Top L to R) Jama Bowen, Corinne Bupp and Kristina Wilson.

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre rings in the Holiday with “A Christmas Carol”, December 10th – December 20th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – A holiday tradition returns to the corner of Franklin and First! John McDonald is Ebenezer Scrooge in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”, December 10th – December 20th.

Under the direction of Tom Thayer, Dickens’ classic tale of Christmases Past, Present and Future meets such holiday standards as “Deck the Halls,” “Silent Night,” “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” and more.

Scrooge Returns to the Roxy Regional Theatre in "A Christmas Carol", December 10th - December 20th

Scrooge Returns to the Roxy Regional Theatre in “A Christmas Carol”, December 10th – December 20th

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Litte Women: The Musical is sure to please at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy regional Theatre is currently staging the production of Louisa May Alcott’s classic Little women. These books have been a childhood favorite for generations of little girls. As the Roxy regional Theatre’s first release for the show states Louisa May Alcott’s acclaimed story of love and family stands the test of time.

The Musical brings together the best from the books along with the talented cast of actresses and actors put together by the Roxy. The cast is outstanding the cast is simply outstanding!

Litte Women: The Musical is sure to please at the Roxy Regional Theatre

Litte Women: The Musical is sure to please at the Roxy Regional Theatre

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Roxy Regional Theatre’s theotherpace to feature “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”, November 10th – 18th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – This fall, the Roxy Regional Theatre aims to tear down conventional boundaries with John Cameron Mitchell’s groundbreaking award-winning musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”, playing upstairs in theotherspace for four nights only, November 10th – November 18th.

Following in the footsteps of Neil Patrick Harris, Michael C. Hall and John Cameron Mitchell himself, Ryan Bowie stars as “internationally ignored song stylist” Hedwig Schmidt, a fourth-wall smashing East German rock ‘n’ roll goddess who also happens to be the victim of a botched sex-change operation.

"Hedwig and the Angry Inch" staring Ryan Bowie begins November 10th.

“Hedwig and the Angry Inch” staring Ryan Bowie begins November 10th.

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Roxy Regional Theatre to Premier Little Women: The Musical on November 7th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Originally published at the turn of the nineteenth century, Louisa May Alcott’s acclaimed story of love and family stands the test of time. This fall, the Roxy Regional Theatre presents a new version of this enduring American classic with “Little Women: The Musical”, November 7th – November 29th.

Based on Alcott’s own life and originally starring Sutton Foster and Maureen McGovern in the Broadway production, “Little Women” follows the adventures of sisters Jo (Allie McCaw), Meg (Elena Pascullo), Beth (Laura Donnelly) and Amy March (Corinne Bupp) and their experiences growing up in Civil War America.

"Little Women: The Musical" stars (Top Left) Allie McCaw, Elena Pascullo, Laura Donnelly and Corinne Bupp.

“Little Women: The Musical” stars (Top Left) Allie McCaw, Elena Pascullo, Laura Donnelly and Corinne Bupp.

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre brings back “The Rocky Horror Show”, October 24th – October 31st

 

Let’s Do the Time Warp Again!

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Prepare to do the “Time Warp” like you have never done it before! Dig out your fishnet stockings and sharpen your stilettos … that sweet transvestite and his motley crew are back by popular demand! Richard O’Brien’s cult classic “The Rocky Horror Show” returns to the Roxy Regional Theatre for five performances only, October 24th through October 31st.

Cameron Perry and Elena Pascullo star as Brad Majors and his fiancée Janet Weiss, two clean-cut young people on the way to visit an old college professor.

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This is the last week to see On the Town at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Leonard Bernstein musical On the Town is currently playing at the Roxy regional Theatre in historic downtown Clarksville Tennessee. The show runs through October 4th and is definitely worth going to see if you have not yet done so.

This musical extravaganza follows the antics of three sailors at the height of World War II who are heading into the New York City for 24 hours of liberty. Sailors on liberty generally look for the action, maybe a little food, drink, and most definitely a date! You have all heard of the old Navy axiom a girl in every port; well these three sailors try their best to live up to it.

The video below is from the Broadway version of this show, but it gives you a great idea of what you can expect at the Roxy.

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