MARY POPPINS Continues to Fly, Hollemans Host HAPPENIN’

May 8, 2015

Over 2,500 children, with hands worn red from hard clapping and voices yelled out by screams of joy, have seen Mary Poppins fly. If you could only see their faces when, like a high-flying floating balloon, Stephanie Hawkins ascends into the sky, high above the roofs of Amber Wallace’s fabricated London chimney tops, you would […]

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MARY POPPINS Opens to Full Houses and Standing Ovations

May 1, 2015

Mary Poppins has finally opened! It really has opened, and it has opened to riotous applause and to standing ovations, as Mary Poppins gracefully flies across the Roxy stage to cheers from full houses of adults and children alike. Friday night’s pay-what-you-can preview quickly sold out, but the box office gave prospective audience members the […]

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April 27, 2015

Due to the high probability of rain and storms forecast for Monday evening, “Happenin’ at the Hollemans” has been moved to F&M Bank’s Franklin Room.  We hope you will still be able to join us to kick off our 33rd Anniversary Season! A green ogre, an enchanted garden, a rhyming feline, a punk rock opera, […]

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Mary Poppins Arrives This Weekend for Friday’s Pay-What-You-Can Preview and Saturday’s Grand Opening Celebration

April 24, 2015

Mary Poppins says she “shall stay until the winds change.”  This cast of beautiful, handsome, eager and talented young people makes this delightful production one of, if not our best ever.  It is more appealing than anything we have ever done.  I am at a loss for the fear of “the wind changing,” and it […]

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Free Dance Workshop: Tuesday, April 21

April 20, 2015

Join us at the Roxy this Tuesday, April 21, at 7:00pm, for a free dance workshop led by Philadelphia-based choreographer Jenn Rose, currently in town choreographing our production of Mary Poppins. Jenn Rose is the founder of Loose Screws Contemporary Tap Company, a Broadway World Philadelphia Audience Choice Award winner and a three time Barrymore […]

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Rivers & Spires Anniversary Inspires $13 Tickets, Today Only

April 17, 2015

Today (Friday, April 17), all tickets for the remainder of the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 32nd Season (Mary Poppins, The 39 Steps and The Music Man) are $13 in honor of Rivers & Spires’ 13th Anniversary. This offer can only be redeemed from 9:00am until 2:00pm today, either in person at the box office or by […]

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Marge Lillard Discusses Life in the Theatre at MARY POPPINS Grand Opening Celebration: Saturday, April 25

April 16, 2015

Marge Lillard, at 94, is still kicking — and we aren’t kidding. This Clarksville legend will return to the Roxy Regional Theatre stage in Mary Poppins, recreating the cameo role played in the movie by Jane Darwell, singing the award winning song “Feed the Birds.” In 1983, during the early days of attempting to create […]

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Yoga’s Back at the Roxy!

April 10, 2015

Join us on Thursday mornings from 8:00am to 9:00am for Yoga at the Roxy, led by certified yoga instructor Doris Dungey. Classes are $5 (cash only, please), and all levels of yoga students are welcome. Equipment is limited, so students are encouraged to bring personal mats. We are also seeking other interested yoga instructors to […]

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In TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE, Jay Doolittle Celebrates 55 Years of “A Life in the Theatre”

April 10, 2015

I never saw Maria Callas perform Tosca.  I’ve seen a video, but only of the second act.  However, I did see Marie Collier perform Tosca in Chicago.  Miss Collier had replaced an indisposed Callas at London’s Covent Garden, so seeing her performance was not so far removed from seeing a shadow of a statue of […]

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MORRIE Continues to Touch, MARY POPPINS Waits in the Wings

April 3, 2015

There is something miraculous, awesome and deeply spiritual about Good Friday. Theatre folk are wont to say, “Never play Christmas, Easter or Memphis.” But Good Friday is different: “No greater love …” Jay Doolittle as Morrie in Mitch Albom’s Tuesdays with Morrie says, “Love is the only rational act. Without love, we are birds with […]

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