Thousands of students experience the wonders of performance at the Roxy.

Thousands of students experience the wonders of performance at the Roxy.

Curriculum Matinees

Since 1985, the Roxy Regional Theatre has been enriching, enlivening and enlightening students through matinee performances of productions designed to complement the curricula of K-12 schools.

For groups of 20 or more, student tickets for our daytime performances are $7. Teachers, staff and bus drivers are admitted at no charge, and we allow up to one parent chaperone per every ten students at the $7 ticket price.

For bookings and more information, please contact us at roxytheatre@bellsouth.net or by calling 931.645.7699 during regular box office hours (9:00am to 2:00pm, Monday through Friday).

Roxy Regional Theatre 2014-2015 Student Series

GREASE
10:00am / August 11,12,13,14,15
(9th Grade through 12th Grade)

Dust off your leather jacket, pull on your bobby-socks and hand-jive the night away with Rydell High’s senior class of 1959! Head “greaser” Danny Zuko and girl-next-door Sandy Dumbrowski try to relive the high romance of their “Summer Nights” as the rest of the gang sings and dances its way through such songs as “Greased Lightnin’,” “It’s Raining on Prom Night,” “You’re The One That I Want” and many more!

ON THE TOWN
10:00am / September 22 – October 3 (specific dates available upon request)
(9th Grade through 12th Grade)

“New York, New York, it’s a wonderful town!” Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s legendary musical about three sailors (Ryan Bowie, Michael Spaziani and Cameron Perry) who manage to find love and incredible adventures in the Big Apple on a 24-hour leave. Starring Stacy Turner, bursting with high energy dancing choreographed by Jessica Davidson, and featuring such memorable numbers as “New York, New York,” “Lonely Town” and the hilarious “I Can Cook Too,” this New York City musical comedy is not to be missed!

THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW
9:15am & 11:30am / October 8,9,10,13,14,15,16,17,20,21,22,23
(6th Grade through 12th Grade)

Washington Irving’s classic tale recounts the frightening events which took place in Sleepy Hollow during the late eighteenth century. This world premiere adaptation breathes new life into an old story which has entertained readers and influenced writers of horror for almost 200 years and features two of literature’s most iconic characters: Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman.

LITTLE WOMEN: The Musical
10:00am / November 10,11,12,13,14,17,18,19,20,21,24,25
(6th Grade through 12th Grade)

Louisa May Alcott’s American classic is brought to life on stage! Follow the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March for a night filled with laughter, tears and a lifting of the spirit. The powerful score soars with the sounds of personal discovery, heartache and hope — the sounds of a young America finding its voice.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
9:15am & 11:30am / December 4,5,8,9,10,11,12,15,16,17,18,19
(3rd Grade through 12th Grade)

A Roxy tradition returns! John McDonald is Ebenezer Scrooge in this rollicking musical morsel which will soften even the hardest of hearts. Meeting the spirits of Christmas Present, Past and Future, Scrooge finds redemption and rediscovers the true meaning of the holiday in this Charles Dickens classic.

FLOPSY, MOPSY & COTTON-TAIL
9:15am & 11:30am / January 19,20,21,22,23,26,27,28,29,30, February 2,3,4,5,6
(Pre-K through 3rd Grade)

Join Peter Rabbit, Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-tail, when they meet Mr. McGregor, Jemima Puddle-Duck and Mittens, Moppet and Tom Kitten, all in this wonderful, colorful revival of the Beatrix Potter classics.

HONKY TONK ANGELS
10:00am / February 16 – March 6 (specific dates available upon request)
(9th Grade through 12th Grade)

The creator of Always…Patsy Cline combines over 30 classic country tunes with a hilarious story about three gutsy gals who are determined to better their lives and follow their dreams to Nashville. The all-hit song list includes “I’ll Fly Away,” “Stand by Your Man,” “Harper Valley PTA,” “9 to 5,” “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “Ode to Billy Jo,” “These Boots Are Made for Walking,” “Rocky Top” and “I Will Always Love You.”

William Shakespeare’s MEASURE FOR MEASURE
9:15am & 11:30am / March 16,17,18,19,20
(7th Grade through 12th Grade)

Duke Vincentio appoints Angelo as deputy of Vienna. Under Angelo’s watchful eye, old laws against impropriety and lewd behavior are newly enforced. But can Angelo adhere to his own high standards? One of Shakespeare’s darkest comedies, Measure for Measure explores the layers of corruption and hypocrisy which often lurk beneath public righteousness.

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE
10:00am / March 30,31, April 1,2,3,6,7,8,9,10
(6th Grade through 12th Grade)

Sixteen years after his college graduation, Mitch Albom happens to catch former college professor Morrie Schwartz’s appearance on a television news program and learns that his old professor is battling Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Mitch is reunited with Morrie, played by Jay Doolittle, and what starts as a simple visit turns into a weekly pilgrimage and a class on the meaning of life.

MARY POPPINS
10:00am / April 27,28,29,30, May 1,4,5,6,7,8,11,12,13,14,15
(2nd Grade through 12th Grade)

Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, this “practically perfect” musical delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Featuring local stage legend Marge Lillard singing “Feed the Birds” as the Bird Woman and filled with timeless classics such as “Jolly Holiday,” “Step in Time” and the Academy Award-winning “Chim-Chim Cher-ee,” this show can only be described as “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!”