A MABRY SONGBOOK: An Evening of Music by George L. Mabry on March 22

February 24, 2014

On Saturday, March 22, enjoy an unforgettable evening of music composed by Dr. George L. Mabry, performed by Dr. Sharon Mabry and a host of Clarksville’s premier vocalists and musicians. Special guest artists include Christopher Bailey, Sarah Bailey, Paul Binkley, Karen Crow, Holly Dueker, Justin Fitch, Kevin Madill, Tony Nagy, Anne Marie Padelford, David Steinquest […]

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Arts Events Abound, MY WAY Continues to Enchant

February 21, 2014

A few Saturdays ago I jumped the gun, canceling our School of the Arts class, the matinee of Hans Christian Andersen and the second performance of My Way. Excuses notwithstanding, when I dug out of my cul-de-sac in the early hours of Saturday morning, I barely made it up the hill to find North Second […]

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A Valentine’s MY WAY, LES MISERABLES Auditions

February 14, 2014

With Frank Sinatra and Fred Landiss, how can you go wrong? Landiss brought his coterie of friends and guests here last Friday to see My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra. Location is everything. They walked a few doors down from F&M Bank’s Franklin Room to make up a large part of the full […]

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Support of Area Churches Kept Roxy Afloat in Early Days

February 7, 2014

I have been unknowingly living with an inflated ego, in thinking I was one of the chosen few who could see the multitude of miracles offered in life. I’ve been sadly mistaken. It took a child’s baptism to make me see the light. I had invited myself to attend Tim and Maureen Harvey’s granddaughter’s baptism […]

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Books, Like Theatre, Show Path Toward Goodness and Truth

January 31, 2014

After I saw Joe Wright’s film adaptation of Anna Karenina with Keira Knightly, I was blown away by it, just as I had been when I first saw Greta Garbo in the title role. I liked the Wright/Knightly version so much that I wanted to know more about Tolstoy’s people, not just Anna and Vronsky. […]

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Treat Your Valentine to “Martinis with Frank” on February 14

January 24, 2014

On Friday, February 14, treat your valentine to an unforgettable evening of cocktails, sumptuous hors d’oeuvres and the iconic music of Ol’ Blue Eyes! Martinis will be flowing at 7pm, courtesy of Elite Wine & Spirits, complemented by a menu created especially for this event by Fire & Ice Catering: Bangkok Lettuce Wraps Savory chicken, […]

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Reusing, Recycling for TALES OF HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN

January 24, 2014

When the late great John Dexter, who had headed up the National Theatre of Great Britain, was called in to be the artistic director for the Metropolitan Opera, he was there to save what was then a sinking ship. Plans were already in place to produce two new productions, Verdi’s La Forza del Destino and […]

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Actresses Do Double-Duty in HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN and THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

January 17, 2014

Gabby Hayes. That’s what Charles “Bunky” Boyd called me after seeing me sporting my new beard. I don’t shave on holiday, so it grows unaided and unimpeded. I would much rather he had said “Sean Connery” … but, at 67, we take what we can get. Bunky appeared in Showboat, playing the Paul Robeson role. […]

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MONOLOGUES Open This Week, HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN Opens Next Week

January 10, 2014

“What is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days.” [James Russell Lowell] Last summer, like summer itself, seems long ago. But during that time of long days, light and hours of continual heat, the very talented and eager young theatrical hopefuls of the Parks and Rec summer program, along […]

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Open Auditions for LES MISERABLES Ensemble on February 17

January 9, 2014

On Monday, February 17, at 5:00pm, the Roxy Regional Theatre (100 Franklin Street, Clarksville) will be holding open auditions for ensemble and children’s roles in Les Miserables. For adult ensemble roles, interested auditionees should prepare at least 16 bars of a song of their choice from the production. For the children’s roles, interested auditionees should […]

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