Alicia Jayne Kelly Returns for LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Opening Tonight at 8pm

May 30, 2014

It was a bit surreal, waking up Sunday morning and knowing I didn’t have to go over lines, which I had done religiously for the past three months. This daily effort had not assured me that I would not fail in getting out all the lyrics of Les Miserables, but I am sure more chaos […]

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Clues to the Roxy’s 32nd Season, TARZAN Continues with Parties

May 23, 2014

If you didn’t happen to make it to “Happenin’ at the Hollemans’” earlier this month, then you haven’t a clue as to what the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 32nd Season has to offer. To help you, here are a few clues: • Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra were in the movie, and Nancy Walker was in […]

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Roxy Regional School of the Arts Opens Disney’s TARZAN This Friday at 6:00pm

May 16, 2014

Tarzan, for me, has always been Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer Johnny Weissmuller.  I grew up with him as the King of the Jungle, either from television or at the second-run movie houses. I know there have been many other Tarzans since, a little like the Supermans and the James Bonds — but only the penultimate […]

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LES MIS Closes, TARZAN and LITTLE SHOP Wait in the Wings

May 9, 2014

Tarzan is in rehearsal — Little Shop, too. A Woman Called Truth plays daytimes for school field trips, and Les Miserables has its final weekend of evening performances to go. It’s a circus, and it takes a bit of juggling, with no wing space and less than a little backstage in the Roxy to contain […]

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And The Monte Went To …

May 2, 2014

Hugh Poland and Reid Edington won best in the state from the Tennessee High School Speech Drama League with their presentation of The Diaries of Adam and Eve, an adaptation taken from Mark Twain and directed by Rossview High drama instructor, LuEllyn Wilcox. Both young people began their theatrical careers here at the Roxy, so […]

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“ME TARZAN, YOU JANE: A Swinging Tarzan Party” on May 31

April 29, 2014

Hang out with Tarzan and enjoy a swinging good time before the show! On Saturday, May 31, the party starts at 1:00pm across the street at Edward’s with a lunch menu of chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, french fries, beverage and dessert. Have your photo taken with Tarzan, participate in some jungle crafts, and then […]

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HAPPENIN’ AT THE HOLLEMANS on Monday, May 5

April 29, 2014

Join us at the home of Mark, Ricki, John Mark and Will Holleman to kick-start the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 32nd Season! On Monday, May 5, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, enjoy a lovely evening featuring an unveiling and musical sampling of our highly-anticipated 2014-2015 season. While the full lineup will not be revealed until that evening, […]

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THE DIARIES OF ADAM AND EVE on Saturday, May 3

April 29, 2014

Former Roxy Regional School of the Arts students Hugh Poland and Reid Edington recently won best in the state from the Tennessee High School Speech Drama League with their presentation of THE DIARIES OF ADAM AND EVE. This Saturday, May 3, at 2:00pm, these two graduating seniors will repeat their award-winning performances here at the […]

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Weekend Holds LES MISERABLES and APSU Opera Workshop

April 25, 2014

It is no easy task to get me out of the house, for love nor money, come a Sunday — except for two things: Jill Whittinghill’s annual Christmas cantata at Sango United Methodist Church and the annual APSU spring opera. APSU Opera Workshop’s next production, Ravel’s L’Enfant Et Les Sortileges (The Child and The Sorcerers), […]

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Easter Weekend Affords Glorious Opportunity to See LES MISERABLES

April 18, 2014

“God on high, hear my prayer. In my need you have always been there.” [lyrics from Les Misérables] There is an innate goodness in actors of the Les Mis caliber.  It is a rare quality in all walks of life, but especially so when egos are in check and everyone is working together to support, […]

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