Backstage at the Roxy

Clarksville is Rich in the History of the Civil War

by RoxyRegionalTheatre on April 19, 2011

I am so excited to be working at the Roxy Regional Theatre here in Clarksville, TN. Especially in “Civil War.” I have had a huge fascination with Civil War history since I was in middle school. I even wrote a play in fifth grade about a drummer boy in the war. It wasn’t very good […]

Hello from the East Coast!

by RoxyRegionalTheatre on April 19, 2011

Freedom!! Freedom!!! Freedom is the cry of Frederick Douglass, a black man born of a white man and black slave. Civil War, the Musical is a dramatic depiction of life for civilians, slaves and soldiers during the Civil War. It was time of great loss for the quest of Freedom. Personally, I am honored to […]

All the Way from Columbus

by RoxyRegionalTheatre on April 15, 2011

Hello folks! My name is Michael Quinechett and I’m thrilled to be here at the Roxy Regional Theatre during the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War and doing a musical commemorating this historical event! What an opportunity for all of us to be entertained and educated at the same time. I’m originally from and still reside […]

Goodbyes Lead to Hellos

by RoxyRegionalTheatre on April 14, 2011

Saturday night was spent saying goodbye to the wonderful cast of Beautiful in the Extreme and by Sunday afternoon I’d acquainted myself with my new housemates for the run of Civil War. There is a definite switch going from Hamlet and ‘Beautiful’, two very in depth plays, to a musical. It’s a change that is […]

A Return to the South

by RoxyRegionalTheatre on April 13, 2011

Here we are again. It’s so good to back at the Roxy. It was nice to leave the cold winters of New York City and come to the beautiful spring weather of Clarksville. I forgot how much I love it here all the pollen messes with my allergies. It’ s also great to see faces […]

We Must Move On

by RoxyRegionalTheatre on April 12, 2011

As Ryan and I were taking a fellow actor to the airport and picking up two new actors from the airport, we reflected on the comings and goings of actors to and from the Roxy. On the same day we said goodbye to several actors that were in Hamlet and Bea(u)tiful In The Extreme, we […]

Old Westerns and the New West of Meriwether Lewis

by RoxyRegionalTheatre on April 7, 2011

Dr. Ted Jones has appeared in over thirty Roxy productions, including CATS (Old Deuteronomy), POE UNEARTHED, for which he played his Scottish harp, Shakespeare’s AS YOU LIKE IT (Amiens) and, most recently the harper in AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS.  This spring, Dr. Jones returns to the Roxy stage for HAMLET and BEA(U)TIFUL IN […]

He Just Keeps Rollin’ Along

by RoxyRegionalTheatre on April 6, 2011

So here it is, folks.  The days are dwindling away until I am gone, back to New York to recalibrate and prepare for the next job. As far as this city goes, I have to reiterate that living in Clarksville has felt like a return home.  My psychological center has had a chance to shift […]

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun

by RoxyRegionalTheatre on April 5, 2011

Kendall Anne Thompson, a graduate of The Boston Conservatory, made her Roxy debut as the Green Girl in SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL and has since appeared in DRACULA, AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS (Aouda), and A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Belle/Mary).  Kendall is staying on as a member of the Roxy company this season. At the […]

Bea(u)tiful in the Extreme: From the Beginning

by RoxyRegionalTheatre on April 4, 2011

Mark Cabus is making his Roxy directorial debut this spring with BEA(U)TIFUL IN THE EXTREME.  He is currently the Assistant to Artistic Director Tom Key at Theatrical Outfit in Atlanta and currently in charge of casting and educational outreach for their 2011-2012 season. Thirteen years ago, when I first moved back to Nashville, my longtime […]