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Sixties Musical “Beehive” to Open Roxy’s 29th Season

 

Roxy Regional TheatreBEEHIVE: The '60s Musical SensationClarksville, TN – Five hot women, a six-piece band, 50 outrageous costumes, and 15 cans of hairspray a week can only mean one thing … BEEHIVE: The ’60s Musical Sensation, opening the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 29th Season on Friday, September 16th, at 8:00pm.
 
The Chiffons, The Supremes, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin and Janis Joplin are just some of the ’60s pop stars singing such favorites as “One Fine Day,” “My Boyfriend’s Back,” “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow,” “It’s My Party,” “Proud Mary,” “Respect,” “A Natural Woman,” “Me and Bobby McGee” and many more!
 
Created by Larry Gallagher and directed by Tom Thayer, BEEHIVE features Ashley Brown, Brianna Hertzberg, Troy Jackson, Kendall Anne Thompson and Heather Trabucco, backed by a live six-piece band.


The performance on Saturday, September 17th, is part of the 29th Anniversary Roxy Gala. This annual fundraising event begins at 6:00pm with a silent auction of diverse and unique works by local artists, as well as an autographed drum-piece by “Legends of Soul” including Aretha Franklin, Ike and Tina Turner and Little Richard. At 6:30pm, patrons will enjoy a sumptuous dinner by The Bound’ry, including a Summer Salad, Lobster-Stuffed Filet, Herb-Roasted Potatoes and Grilled Asparagus, Fresh Baked Breads with Sun-dried Tomato Butter, and an array of Bound’ry Desserts.

Following dinner, F&M Bank’s Sammy Stuard will lead a live auction featuring a Broadway weekend at The Plaza in New York, as well as a new piece by the late Peg Harvill and a unique piece by renowned sculptor Olen Bryant.  Capping off the evening is the ’60s musical sensation BEEHIVE!  Tickets are $125.00.
 
BEEHIVE runs September 16th through October 15th, playing Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:00pm and Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm, with a 2:00pm matinee on Saturday, September 24th.

Tickets are $20,00 (adults) and $15,00 (ages 13 and under) and may be reserved online at www.roxyregionaltheatre.org, by phone at 931.645.7699, or at the theatre during regular box office hours (9:00am-2:00pm, weekdays).

Opening night, Friday, September 16th, is the pay-what-you-can preview. Any tickets remaining at the box office at 7:30pm that evening will be sold for whatever price you wish to pay.


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