William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” Plays Limited Run at the Roxy Regional Theatre, April 6th – 9th
April 5, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Get ready for the battle of the sexes as only the greatest playwright of the English language could tell it! William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew”, playing five public performances in April at the, follows the comic courtship of Petruchio, a gentleman of Verona, and the headstrong Kate, who must marry before her more popular sister, Bianca, may be wed.
Starring Margaret Eilertson as Kate and Jonathan Whitney as Petruchio, “The Taming of the Shrew” features Emily Rourke as Bianca, Jay Doolittle as Baptista, Zak Schneider as Lucentio, Michael Klug as Gremio, Scott Watson as Hortensio, Michael C. Brown as Tranio, Jackie Ostick as Grumio, and Leslie Greene as the Widow.
Maggie McCollester Stars in World Premiere of Booth Tarkington’s “The Magnificent Ambersons” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, March 25th – April 2nd
March 9, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Following months of workshopping, John McDonald’s stage adaptation of Booth Tarkington’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Magnificent Ambersons” is poised for its world premiere at theon Friday, March 25th, at 8:00pm.
A spoiled child, a mother’s death, the changing times and the loss of great wealth bring George Amberson his ultimate comeuppance in this timeless piece about the declining fortunes of a proud Midwestern family and the social changes brought by the automobile age.
December 18, 2015
Clarksville, TN – Tonight, Friday, December 18th at 8:00pm and Saturday afternoon, December 19th at 2:00pm are the final two shows for the‘s performance of “A Christmas Carol”. This is your last chance to see what has become a Christmas tradition in Clarksville.
All good things must come to an end, and signature performances are no exception. After nine years of delivering countless “Bah Humbugs” upon the Roxy Regional Theatre stage, John McDonald will hang up his hat as the miserly businessman Ebenezer Scrooge with this year’s production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”.
John McDonald Makes Final Appearance as Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, December 9th – 19th
December 7, 2015
Clarksville, TN – All good things must come to an end, and signature performances are no exception. After nine years of delivering countless “Bah Humbugs” upon thestage, John McDonald will hang up his hat as the miserly businessman Ebenezer Scrooge with this year’s production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmsa Carol”, opening December 9th.
Under the direction of Tom Thayer, Dickens’ classic tale of Christmases Past, Present and Future meets such holiday standards as “Deck the Halls,” “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” “What Child Is This,” “I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In” and more, performed to the music of acoustic instrumentalists Red River Breeze.
Enchanting Musical “The Secret Garden” Presented at the Roxy Regional Theatre, November 13th – November 27th
November 10, 2015
Clarksville, TN – The haunting moors of England will come to life at thein the enchanting musical “The Secret Garden”, playing November 13th through November 27th.
Based on the enduring family classic penned over a century ago by Frances Hodgson Burnett, this Tony Award-winning musical, with book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman and music by Lucy Simon, soars to new heights under the direction of Tom Thayer.
Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” Explores Man’s Dual Nature at the Roxy Regional Theatre, October 16th – October 31st
October 13, 2015
Clarksville, TN – Unlock the secrets of the soul! Just in time for Halloween, Robert Louis Stevenson’s chilling portrayal of man’s dual nature comes to life upon thestage in “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”, beginning a limited run on Friday, October 16th, at 8:00pm.
Idealistic young scientist Dr. Henry Jekyll creates a mixture he hopes will eliminate human evil. In doing so, however, he unleashes the dark forces within, creating the hideous and murderous Mr. Hyde.
Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” to Close the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 32nd Season with a Nostalgic Bang, July 17th – August 22nd
July 15, 2015
Clarksville, TN – Seventy-six trombones will close the‘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.
Virtue and Vice Explored in Shakespeare’s “Measure For Measure” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, March 13th – 21st
March 10, 2015
Clarksville, TN – Virtue and vice sit atop the scales this spring in the‘s 30th annual Shakespeare production. William Shakespeare’s “Measure For Measure” opens Friday, March 13th, at 8:00pm, for five public performances only.
Duke Vincentio (David Gautschy) appoints Lord Angelo (John Hardin) as deputy of Vienna. Under Angelo’s watchful eye, old laws against impropriety and lewd behavior are newly enforced. But can Angelo adhere to his own high standards?
Joan Didion’s Powerful Memoir of Love and Loss, “The Year of Magical Thinking”, at the Roxy Regional Theatre’s theotherspace, February 23rd – March 3rd
February 19, 2015
Clarksville, TN – “Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.” Those were the first words written by author Joan Didion after the sudden death of her husband of nearly four decades.
Didion’s powerful memoir of love and loss, “The Year of Magical Thinking”, will unfold upon the stage of the‘s theotherspace for four evenings, February 23rd – March 3rd.
Delight in the World of Beatrix Potter with “Flopsy, Mopsy & Cottontail” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, January 17th – February 7th
January 12, 2015
Clarksville, TN – Start out the new year with a delightful romp through the world of a coterie of animals which have captivated young and old alike for over a century. The tales of beloved author and illustrator Beatrix Potter take center stage at thein “Flopsy, Mopsy & Cottontail” for four consecutive Saturday afternoons, January 17th – February 7th.
Join Peter Rabbit, Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail, when they meet Mr. McGregor, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Samuel Whiskers, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mittens, Moppet and Tom Kitten, all in this wonderful, colorful revival of the Beatrix Potter classics.