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Roxy Regional Theatre Commemorates Civil War Sesquicentennial with Stephen Crane’s “The Red Badge of Courage”

 

Roxy Regional TheatreThe Red Badge of CourageClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre continues its commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial with a limited run of Stephen Crane’s classic tale of heroism, “The Red Badge of Courage”, opening Friday, March 30th, at 8:00pm.

Eighteen-year-old Henry Fleming dreams of the thrill of battle as a young recruit, but his illusions are shattered when he comes face to face with the bloodshed and horrors of The Civil War.Telling of the experience of war from the point of view of an ordinary soldier,  “The Red Badge of Courage” is considered the first modern war novel. «Read the rest of this article»

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Oscar Wilde Goes to Trial at the Roxy Regional Theatre in “Gross Indecency”, March 21st-24th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreGross IndecencyClarksville, TN – Beginning March 21st, the Roxy Regional Theatre will delve deeper into the life and times of the man who penned such classics as The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Importance of Being Earnest, with a limited run of “Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde” in theotherspace, the Roxy’s 50-seat black-box theatre located upstairs.

In three short months, Oscar Wilde, the most celebrated playwright and wit of Victorian England, was toppled from the apex of British society into humiliation and ruin. «Read the rest of this article»

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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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Power of Forgiveness Celebrated in Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale”, Opening March 9th at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Roxy Regional TheatreThe Winter's TaleClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre marks its 27th year of annually presenting the works of William Shakespeare with a story of envy, revenge, love and, ultimately, redemption. “The Winter’s Tale”, one of the Bard’s late romances, opens Friday, March 9th, at 8:00pm for a pay-what-you-can preview.

In this tale edited by Brandon Meeks, the jealous King Leontes of Sicilia 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. «Read the rest of this article»

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Spend an enjoyable afternoon with Happily Ever After at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN– It was a more excited crowd than usual waiting in the lobby of the Roxy Regional Theatre when I arrived to attend the opening show for their production of Happily Ever After, a play which is based off of the tales of the Brothers Grimm and directed by John McDonald. Young girls and boys along with their parents were on hand to enjoy what was to be a fun and unique show.

One of the things that makes this show unique is in most plays the program follows a fixed set of scenes always in the same exact order; but in Happily Ever After the children set the course of the show.

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“Happily Ever After” Enchants with Tales of The Brothers Grimm

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre will be premiering  “Happily Ever After” at a 2:00pm matinées on Saturday January 14th.

Happily Ever AfterThe show is unique as children in the audience will have a say in choosing the order of the classic Brothers Grimm stories of “Snow White,” “The Bremen Town Musicians,” “The Hare and The Hedgehog,” “The Elves and The Shoemaker” and “Hansel and Gretel.” The stories have been adapted for the stage by John McDonald and features by Heather Anderson, Josh Bernaski, Travis Kendrick, Ashley Laverty and Brandon Meeks.

“Happily Ever After” plays Saturdays at 2:00pm, January 14th through February 11th. Tickets are $15.00 (adults) and $10.00 (ages 13 and under) and may be purchased online at www.roxyregionaltheatre.org, by phone at 931.645.7699, or at the theatre during regular box office hours (9:00am to 2:00pm, Monday through Friday).

 

“Happily Ever After” Enchants with Tales of The Brothers Grimm

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Children in the audience will run the show when the Roxy Regional Theatre presents “Happily Ever After” at 2:00pm Saturday matinees beginning January 14th.
 
Happily Ever AfterThe children will have a say in choosing the order of the classic Brothers Grimm stories of “Snow White,” “The Bremen Town Musicians,” “The Hare and The Hedgehog,” “The Elves and The Shoemaker” and “Hansel and Gretel,” adapted for the stage by John McDonald and performed by Heather Anderson, Josh Bernaski, Travis Kendrick, Ashley Laverty and Brandon Meeks.
 
“Happily Ever After” plays Saturdays at 2:00pm, January 14th through February 11th. Tickets are $15.00 (adults) and $10.00 (ages 13 and under) and may be purchased online at www.roxyregionaltheatre.org, by phone at 931.645.7699, or at the theatre during regular box office hours (9:00am to 2:00pm, Monday through Friday).

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Resolutions for a New Year

 

Happy New Year!

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – We are excited to be back at the Roxy Regional Theatre after a couple of weeks off for the holidays.  The staff has come back rested and some – tanner than others.

We are also excited to welcome back some friendly faces and a few new faces to the acting company this winter as the prepare to present the next several shows in our 29th season.

I asked them, “Are you making any New Year’s resolutions this year?”

Happily Ever After opens at the Roxy Regional Threatre January 14th at 2:00pm.

Happily Ever After opens at the Roxy Regional Threatre January 14th at 2:00pm.

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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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