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

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

Student Series

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. Parent chaperone tickets are $10.

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

Roxy Regional Theatre 2019-2020 Student Series
 

A CHORUS LINE
10:00am / September 16, 17, 18, 19

Exploring the inner lives and poignant ambitions of seventeen professional Broadway dancers, this stunning concept musical superbly captures the spirit and tension of a Broadway chorus audition. A brilliantly complex fusion of song, dance and compellingly authentic 1970’s drama, this classic features one powerhouse number after another, including “What I Did for Love, “One,” “I Can Do That,” “At the Ballet,” “The Music and the Mirror” and “I Hope I Get It.”

Recommended for 9th Grade through 12th Grade

THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE
9:15am & 11:30am / September 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, October 1, 2, 3, 4

Edward Tulane, an expensive toy rabbit made of china, is loved by a little girl named Abilene, but the vain and self-centered Edward cares for no one other than himself. On an ocean voyage, Edward is accidentally thrown overboard and sinks to the bottom of the sea. So begins his journey. As years pass, Edward meets many different people in various situations: an older grieving couple, a farmer in need of a scarecrow and a doll mender with an old doll who teach Edward an invaluable lesson. Through this journey, Edward learns what it is to love, what it is to lose that love, and how to find the courage to love again in this play based on the beloved novel by Kate DiCamillo.

Recommended for Pre-K through 5th Grade

ASSASSINS
10:00am / October 8, 9, 10, 11

From John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, our nation’s most notorious assassins gather on stage to pursue a twisted American Dream. This Tony Award-winning tour-de-force combines Sondheim’s signature blend of intelligent lyricism and stunning music with a panoramic story of our nation’s celebrity culture and the violent ambition to obtain it. Bending the rules of time and space, this one-act historical “revusical” takes us on a nightmarish roller coaster ride in which four assassins and five would-bes from different periods meet, interact and inspire each other to harrowing acts in the name of the American Dream.

Recommended for 9th Grade through 12th Grade

ROMEO & JULIET
10:00am / November 12, 13, 14, 15

An age-old vendetta between two powerful families erupts into bloodshed in this timeless tale of star-crossed lovers. At a masquerade ball, young lovesick Romeo, a Montague, meets and falls instantly in love with Juliet, from rival family the Capulets, setting in motion a chain of events that will leave a trail of blood and broken hearts in one of William Shakespeare’s most renowned tragedies.

Recommended for 6th Grade through 12th Grade

A CHRISTMAS CAROL: The Musical
10:00am / December 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19

Ebenezer Scrooge is an affluent curmudgeon who places personal wealth above the happiness and comfort of others. With an infuriated “Bah! Humbug!” Scrooge summates his feelings of Christmas tidings and charitable giving, but he’s forced to face his selfish ways when visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. Thanks to their guidance, Scrooge recognizes his faults and greets Christmas morning with a cheerful “Happy Christmas” before spending the day reconnecting and sharing love with those that mean the most to him. Ebenezer and his ghostly encounters come to life in this lavish and thrilling musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ most well-known story.

Recommended for Pre-K through 12th Grade

JUNIE B. JONES: The Musical
9:15am & 11:30am / January 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, February 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

It’s Junie B.’s first day of first grade, and a lot of things have changed for her: Junie’s friend, Lucille, doesn’t want to be her best pal anymore and, on the bus, Junie B. makes friends with Herb, the new kid at school. Also, Junie has trouble reading the blackboard and her teacher, Mr. Scary, thinks she may need glasses. Add a friendly cafeteria lady, a kickball tournament and a “Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal,” and first grade has never been more exciting in this delightful adaptation of four of Barbara Park’s best-selling books.

Recommended for Pre-K through 5th Grade

THE FANTASTICKS
10:00am / February 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28

There’s always time to remember this romantic fable about a boy, a girl, their two fathers and a love that grows with each season. The longest running musical in the world, this funny and memorable tale focuses on young lovers Matt and Luisa, their meddling fathers, and the journey we all must take through adolescent thrills, the growing pains of hurt and betrayal, the highs of passion, the challenges of distance, and the agonies of heartbreak to discover how to truly love. As timeless as the story itself is the famous score, which includes the classics “Try To Remember,” “They Were You” and “Soon It’s Gonna Rain.”

Recommended for 5th Grade through 12th Grade

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
10:00am / March 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27

Fading Southern belle Blanche DuBois moves to New Orleans where her sister, Stella, and her brutish brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski, barely live above squalor in the French Quarter. Blanche’s affectations of refinement set her immediately at odds with blue-collar Stanley, who is further incensed when he learns his wife’s aristocratic inheritance—the family estate—has been forfeited to creditors. In Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, the Kowalskis’ dingy apartment becomes a pressure cooker of sensuality and class tensions, ultimately erupting in some of the most iconic dramatic moments seen on the modern stage.

Recommended for 9th Grade through 12th Grade

FAHRENHEIT 451
10:00am / April 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24

In Ray Bradbury’s classic dystopian tale about the dangers of censorship, fireman Guy Montag has worked as a civil servant for ten years, burning books, but has become increasingly unsure about his work and vegetable-like existence. It is not until he meets sixteen-year-old Clarisse, who is filled with strange ideas, that he is led into a dangerous and highly combustible situation. Now he must choose between his nonexistent existence and fighting for the right to think.

Recommended for 5th Grade through 12th Grade