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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place April 2nd, 2015

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre brings back Jay Doolittle for “Tuesdays with Morrie”, March 27th – April 11th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Seasoned actor Jay Doolittle returns to the Roxy Regional Theatre this spring to reprise his role as Morrie Schwartz in the beloved play based on Mitch Albom’s New York Times bestselling memoir, “Tuesdays with Morrie”, March 27th – April 11th.

Sixteen years after his college graduation, sportswriter Mitch Albom (played by Matthew Whitfield) happens to catch his former professor’s appearance on a television news program and learns that Morrie is battling ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

Roxy Regional Theatre's "Tuesdays with Morrie" stars (top) Jay Doolittle and Matthew Whitfield.

Roxy Regional Theatre’s “Tuesdays with Morrie” stars (top) Jay Doolittle and Matthew Whitfield.

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Tuesdays with Morrie: a stunning memoir tugs heartstrings on Roxy stage

 

A minimalist production of Tuesdays with Morrie opened this week at the Roxy Regional Theater with breathtaking performances by its two stars: Jay Doolittle and Joe Sonenshein. The finely woven connection between both men manifests itself as a tour-de-force performance of Broadway caliber.

Morrie (Jay Doolittle at left) with Mitch (Joe Sonenshein) in the Roxy Regional theatre production of Mitch Albom’s Tuesdays with Morrie.

Doolittle as the aged professor Morrie Schwartz and Sonenshein as student/author Mitch Albom loom larger than life even as they navigate the simplest truths of living, dying and what it means to love. The play is based on real-life Albom’s memoir of the same title. This is adaptation of another medium at its finest and our actors capitalize on that. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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