LITTLE WOMEN Say Farewell, Make Way for A CHRISTMAS CAROL

November 28, 2014

I’m not at all pleased with this “fall back, spring forward” thing, and I’m sure I’m not alone in this. I’m up in the dark, as it is, and home way after the sun has gone down. Some solace comes from an Ensure and a sit ‘n’ read in that lunch hour’s worth of sun […]

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Giving Thanks This Holiday Season

November 21, 2014

I received the following letter. I was pleased that someone took the time to say … “Thank you! Seven years ago you gave me an opportunity that changed my life. When I was twelve, I auditioned for High School Musical at the Roxy. My life changed. It put me on my career path, and I […]

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Congrats to Cast Cratchit Children, HEDWIG and LITTLE WOMEN Continue

November 14, 2014

We are not, nor have we ever been, in the business of breaking young hearts. Quite the contrary, we want to try and build self-esteem and self-assurance in all the young people who cross our paths and give as many children as possible an opportunity to perform. But Bob Cratchit only has four children — […]

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HEDWIG Tears Down theotherspace, LITTLE WOMEN Opens on the Mainstage

November 7, 2014

It’s one thing to get applause on one’s entrance and quite another to get a standing ovation. That, of course, is something else altogether. Ryan Bowie garnered both for his performance as Riff Raff in The Rocky Horror Show, which is turning out to be an annual Roxy staple, with people driving 200 miles or […]

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CHRISTMAS OVER THE CUMBERLAND on Friday, December 12

November 6, 2014

We invite you to celebrate the season with our fourth annual “Christmas Over The Cumberland” on Friday, December 12. In the beautiful setting of F&M Bank’s Franklin Room, overlooking the Cumberland River and downtown’s holiday light display, enjoy the same great service and quality our Gala-goers have come to know and love with dinner catered […]

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Celebrate Halloween with Final Two Showings of ROCKY HORROR

October 31, 2014

I’m not a football fan. There, now I’ve said it. So on Thanksgiving Day, I sleep in but get up early enough to catch, like everyone else, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Then I usually have to learn or study my lines before I overstuff myself with turkey. When I lived in New York, I […]

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ROCKY HORROR Opens Tonight for Pay-What-You-Can

October 24, 2014

Christmas begins for us at the Roxy this Monday evening, when we cast Bob Cratchit’s children for our ninth revival of the Dickens classic A Christmas Carol. Some children, like Addisyn Bryant, have played all the Cratchit children at one time or another, starting with Tiny Tim. So as not to leave her out, as […]

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SLEEPY HOLLOW Continues, ROCKY HORROR Waits in the Wings

October 17, 2014

Last Saturday night was the closing performance of our 32nd season opener, On the Town, which meant the set had to be “struck.” What could be salvaged was saved and stored, the props put away, and the costumes sorted into piles to be washed or sent to Royal Cleaners. Dr. George Mabry came to see […]

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Support the Roxy Regional Theatre While You Shop!

October 16, 2014

Help out your favorite professional theatre while you shop at Kroger and Amazon.com! Under the Kroger Community Rewards program, the Roxy can earn part of $2.5 million that Kroger will contribute locally over the next 12 months. To select the Roxy Regional Theatre as your preferred charity, register your KrogerPlus card online at www.krogercommunityrewards.com. Once […]

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THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW Opens Tonight at 8pm for Pay-What-You-Can

October 10, 2014

“Life is everything. Life is God. All is changing and moving, and that motion is God. To love life is to love God.” [Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace] It took me all summer, but I finished it. It seems I just put away my sweaters, and now it’s time to take them out again. The […]

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