Pay-What-You-Can for HONKY TONK ANGELS Tonight at 8pm

February 13, 2015

Tonight is the “pay-what-you-can” preview for Honky Tonk Angels … not “pay-as-little-as-you-can,” but “pay-what-you-can.” Honky Tonk Angels is unique in the fact that it is a classic country music musical. Jama Bowen, Kristina Wilson and Corinne Bupp are perfectly suited for their roles as “angels” and, indeed, of the honky-tonk variety, longing to be stars […]

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Children’s Auditions for MARY POPPINS: Monday, February 23

February 6, 2015

Children’s auditions for the roles of Jane and Michael in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of MARY POPPINS will be held Monday, February 23, at 5:00pm. Interested auditionees should be in the age range of 10 to 13 and come to the audition prepared with one song. Please bring any sheet music, as piano accompaniment […]

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Help Mary Poppins Fly!

February 6, 2015

The light catching the sparkling glitter of Peter Pan, the shredded colors of falling confetti in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and the sheets of multicolored tissue paper streaming down from the flies, mixed with multicolored shirts, added a sense of luxury to the commonplace in The Great Gatsby. All three create a kind of […]

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FLOPSY, MOPSY & COTTONTAIL Solves January Attendance Problem

January 30, 2015

For years we tried to solve the lack of attendance in January. Tom and I performed in two-character plays: Mass Appeal, A Life in the Theatre, etc. Once, we played for an audience of two. The next year we went dark until March, which was a mistake. The shutting off of gas, water and electricity […]

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Beatrix Potter Tales Continue, HONKY TONK ANGELS Waits in the Wings

January 23, 2015

A motley canvas drop, recycled and first used for our production of Honk in 2009, is the backdrop for Flopsy, Mopsy & Cottontail. It is all fronted by two out of the six 4’x4′ cubes built by David Boen for Bye Bye Birdie, repainted and recycled innumerable times. The two simple stools are all that […]

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FLOPSY, MOPSY & COTTONTAIL Opens This Saturday at 2pm!

January 16, 2015

We closed A Christmas Carol on the shortest day of the year and came back into town on the coldest … so far. When this Charles Dickens classic closed, we left everything as it was. We didn’t “strike” that final Saturday night, as we traditionally do. We have rarely, if ever, done that before. “Strike” […]

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Treat Your Valentine to “Martinis with the Angels” on Saturday, February 14

January 14, 2015

On Saturday, February 14, treat your valentine to an unforgettable evening of cocktails, sumptuous hors d’oeuvres and laughter with the hilarious classic country musical HONKY TONK ANGELS! Martinis and beer (courtesy of Budweiser of Clarksville) will be flowing at 7pm, complemented by a menu created especially for this event by Fire & Ice Catering: Smoked […]

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New Year Starts Off with Mayor’s Oath of Office, Monologues and Rabbits!

January 9, 2015

2015 began with a bang — and a big bang filled with honor and adulation, along with the promise of further greatness to come. The first was right out of the box and, oddly enough, not a theatrical one — it was Mayor Kim McMillan’s taking the oath of office in the Roxy Regional Theatre […]

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January 2, 2015

“You’ve been so kind … Thank you, you’ve really been so kind. You know, and I speak, I am sure, not for myself alone, but on behalf of all of us … All of us here, when I say that these … these moments make it all … they make it all worthwhile.” [from David […]

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Farewell to Michael Spaziani, Hello to a New Year!

December 26, 2014

I must confess that I have had a paternal feeling for Michael Spaziani. In some circles it is called a “bromance.” I prefer the term “fatherly” — no, no, to be more accurate, “grandfatherly.” Michael finished his tenure here after more than a year of polished performances, lastly stuck under my thumb as Bob Cratchit, […]

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