New Year Brings Resolutions, Dreams of New Season

January 1, 2016

I’ve made my New Year’s resolution. I’m going to try to keep the lessons which I have been advocating for years on the tail of all those bah-humbugs from the stage of the Roxy, the God-bless-us-everyones with peace-on-earth-and-good-will-toward-men. I will try as best I can not to sit in judgment of others — like those […]

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Everything Old is New Again at the Roxy Regional Theatre

December 25, 2015

Merry Christmas! This is a sentiment which I hold dear, dear as the holiday itself. I’m moved by the kindness of so many who help support and aid with time, energy and funds those among us who are unable to help themselves — especially those who do good for good’s sake or, rather, for the […]

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Final Two Performances of A CHRISTMAS CAROL with John McDonald as Scrooge

December 18, 2015

Sarah Bernhardt gave five farewell American tours. I’m not trying to compare myself to the likes of the late great Bernhardt … but, for me, one farewell tour of Scrooge has been enough. I am about “bah humbugged” out. I don’t believe that sentiment, so it’s difficult trying to live it for even a few […]

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Christmas Gifts All Around for CAROL Cast

December 11, 2015

This is my last Christmas. It isn’t a premonition, nor an omen (although I firmly believe in both). I know, with retirement, my “Clarence” Christmas closet will not be replenished for next Christmas. I have to cut back, slow down clear out and clean up. For years I collected pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, […]

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GIFT-A-TAG Makes the Perfect Gift This Holiday Season

December 4, 2015

This holiday season, give the gift of a specialty license plate and support the cause you care about. Now you can buy those special someones on your list a GIFT-A-TAG voucher for the purchase of any of Tennessee’s Specialty License Plates. With over 100 to choose from, Tennessee Specialty Plates represent colleges and universities, sports, […]

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Thanksgiving Brings Much Gratitude for Friends, Patrons and Supporters

December 4, 2015

Theatre people believe its always good luck to be working on a holiday — Christmas, New Year’s, one’s birthday and, of course, even Thanksgiving. This Thanksgiving was truly a fortunate one. I spent my day being thankful for so much in my life: • For Susan Nicholson, who puts us through our paces each morning […]

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL Opens, Following Holiday Dinner, Concert and Brunch

November 27, 2015

The city beat us to the punch. The Christmas decorations were already up before we even began rehearsals for A Christmas Carol, which plays its first performances for field trip groups on Monday and will play a sneak preview next Friday for attendees of “Christmas Over The Cumberland.” The first public performance of A Christmas […]

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Red River Breeze’s CELTIC CHRISTMAS CONCERT on Saturday, December 5

November 23, 2015

Red River Breeze’s “Celtic Christmas Concert” Celebrates Release of The Babe of Bethlehem at the Roxy Regional Theatre, Saturday, December 5, at 1:00pm With the abundance of holiday happenings around town this time of year, making a day of it has never been easier. By the same token, however, sometimes you just need a break […]

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Thoughts on the Future of Clarksville and the Roxy

November 20, 2015

I have a friend in the current Leadership Clarksville class who had a query concerning how to bring people downtown. It started me thinking that, in our eagerness to make travel accessible, we have done everything possible to lead travel away from downtown. We made a bypass, a cross-thru and a go-around — which, of […]

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THE SECRET GARDEN Opens Tonight at 8pm for Pay-What-You-Can

November 13, 2015

When John Davis passed, we lost a unique character, a devoted theatre goer and a goodhearted civic activist. When the pennies from The Lillian’s opening, first day tokens, were stolen off the wall of the Roxy, John replaced them and lifted my spirits which had sunk due to the thoughtless thievery. John Davis also opened […]

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