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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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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 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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The Headless Horseman Rides at the Roxy Regional Theatre in “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” starting October 10th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Headless Horseman rides this fall at the Roxy Regional Theatre! Washington Irving’s classic tale “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” opens for the Roxy’s traditional pay-what-you-can preview on Friday, October 10th, at 8:00pm.

John McDonald’s world premiere adaptation breathes new life into an old story which has entertained readers and influenced writers of horror for almost 200 years and features two of literature’s most iconic characters: Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow presented by the Roxy Regional Theatre stars (Top Left) Cameron Perry, Allie McCaw, Leslie Greene, and Michael Spaziani.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow presented by the Roxy Regional Theatre stars (Top Left) Cameron Perry, Allie McCaw, Leslie Greene, and Michael Spaziani.

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Disney’s “Tarzan” Swings Into Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre, May 16th – May 31st

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – “Two worlds, one family.” The classic story of an outsider trying to fit in is at the heart of the Roxy Regional School of the Arts annual spring musical, Disney’s “Tarzan”, playing May 16th – May 31st.

Based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ “Tarzan of the Apes” and the hit Disney film, this action-packed musical tells the story of an infant boy orphaned on the shores of West Africa. Taken in and raised by a tribe of gorillas, Young Tarzan (played by Riley Jenkins) strives for acceptance by his ape father while grappling with his uniqueness.

(L to R) Riley Jenkins and Julio Iguina-Pascual star in the Roxy Regional Theatre production of Disney's "Tarzan".

(L to R) Riley Jenkins and Julio Iguina-Pascual star in the Roxy Regional Theatre production of Disney’s “Tarzan”.

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre’s Les Misérables is a show you should not miss

 

Roxy Regional TheatreLes Miserables at the RoxyClarksville, TN – the Roxy regional theaters currently staging their production of the Victor Hugo Classic Les Misérables. Called Epic, grand and uplifting, Les Misérables has captured the hearts of audiences around the world with its powerful affirmation of the human spirit. The Musical is running through May 10th.

Will Sevier stars as the noble Jean Valjean, who has been released after 19 years of unjust imprisonment in pre-revolutionary France, only to find nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. Breaking his parole in hopes of starting a new life, he initiates a life-long struggle for redemption during which he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert (played by Donald Groves), who refuses to believe criminals can change their ways.

The Master of the House

The Master of the House

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“Les Miserables” takes Stage at Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre, March 28th – May 10th

 

Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, March 29th, to Launch Seven-Week Run

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Epic, grand and uplifting, “Les Miserables” has captured the hearts of audiences around the country, and its powerful affirmation of the human spirit has made this adaptation of the Victor Hugo classic an international smash-hit.

This spring, Boublil and Schonberg’s popular masterpiece takes the stage of the Roxy Regional Theatre, March 28th – May 10th.

A grand opening celebration with the cast on Saturday, March 29th, launches the seven-week run of “Les Miserables”. Following that evening’s 8:00pm performance, audience members will be invited onstage to socialize with the cast over champagne and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $50.00 (including the show).

(L to R) Will Sevier and Donald Groves star in "Les Miserables" at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

(L to R) Will Sevier and Donald Groves star in “Les Miserables” at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre launches 31st Season with Monty Python’s “Spamalot”, September 13th – October 19th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Flying cows, killer rabbits, beautiful show girls and rude Frenchmen are just some of the oddities and marvels which will be on hand to usher in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 31st season with the opening of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy sensation Monty Python’s “Spamalot” on Friday, September 13th, at 8:00pm.

Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” this hysterically irreverent musical retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. But before they can find the grail, they’re taking a little side-trip to the Queen City!  Ooh-la-la!

Monty Python's "Spamalot" at Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre

Monty Python’s “Spamalot” at Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre

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