Preparations Underway for Next Week’s “Informances” and GREASE Opening

July 4, 2014

The interns are almost ready for their performance of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, to be given for their families next Friday at noon. However, later in the fall, it will be remounted for the public at noon on two consecutive Saturdays in September. More on those dates later. The Parks & Rec Summer Theatre […]

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Performing Arts Hold the Key to Life’s Lessons

June 27, 2014

I took a busman’s holiday and went to TPAC to see War Horse. I had seen the Spielberg film and had heard so much about the stage version, produced by Great Britain’s National Theatre, that I had to see it. The TPAC ticket was $80. It cost me $10 to park, a half tank of […]

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Parks & Rec Summer Theatre By Day, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS By Night

June 20, 2014

Parks and Rec Summer Theatre is in full swing. All 50-plus students are being put through their paces — jumping, dancing and stepping to the music of “Step In Time” from our upcoming production of Mary Poppins. The script of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow — which Saturday School of the Arts students […]

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LITTLE SHOP Dinner/Show at Cloud 9: Saturday, June 21

June 17, 2014

Cloud 9, Legends Bank, and the Roxy Regional Theatre present a special dinner and show of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS on Saturday, June 21. A themed dinner begins at 6pm at Cloud 9 (corner of Franklin and 2nd), followed by the 8pm performance of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at the Roxy. Tickets are $50 per […]

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Adam Kurtz, Kyra Bishop Bring to Life LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

June 13, 2014

It’s a miracle. Sometimes it’s the show. Sometimes it’s who’s in the show. And sometimes it’s something else entirely. Our summer has been made easier. First, Kyra Bishop designed and her father and grandfather, Rick and Ralph, built the set for our Little Shop of Horrors production, saving us time, energy and, most importantly, money. […]

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June 9, 2014

Check out our LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Trailer! Performances include Wednesdays & Thursdays @ 7pm and Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm through June 28. Little Shop of Horrors – Trailer

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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Offers Audiences Little Extra “Something”

June 6, 2014

What sells tickets? What brings in audiences? It’s a quandary which I have tried for the last 31 years to wrap my mind around, and as of yet I have no answer. But I know, for some, it’s simply name recognition. For others, it’s a dusty vinyl recording their parents or grandparents had which was […]

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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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