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 or by calling 931.645.7699 during regular box office hours (9am to 2pm, Monday through Friday).

Roxy Regional Theatre 2013-2014 Student Series

THE ZINGHOPPERS: A Superhero Learning Adventure
9:15am & 11:30am / October 24, 25
(Pre-K through 1st Grade)

Superheroes unite! Grab your cape and mask, and get ready to go on a one-of-a-kind adventure with the rising stars of early childhood education, the Zinghoppers! Join Conductor Jack, DJ Kitty, Penelope the Possum, Olo the Donky, and Coconuts the Kangaroo as they learn what it means to be a real superhero. Featuring songs from the band’s Emmy Award-winning PBS television series, this fun musical concert entertains and engages while teaching important life lessons about being a good friend, eating healthy, exercising daily and looking for numbers and letters in the world around us.

9:15am & 11:30am / November 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22
(6th Grade through 12th Grade)

Jay Gatsby, a self-made millionaire, passionately pursues the elusive Daisy Buchanan. Nick Carraway, a young newcomer to Long Island, is drawn into their world of obsession, greed and danger. In Fitzgerald’s opulent, iconic, carefree lifestyle of the Jazz Age, there lurks a materialistic center, making this breathtaking adaptation’s sharp depiction of the “American Dream” resonate anew for each generation.

9:15am & 11:30am / December 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
(Pre-K through 5th Grade)

Part vaudeville, part make-believe, all charm, this whimsical musical follows two great friends — the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad — through four, fun-filled seasons. A jazzy, upbeat score and a host of endearing characters equal perfect fun for the entire family! Based on the books by Arnold Lobel.

9:15am & 11:30am / January 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, February 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
(Pre-K through 5th Grade)

Suspend your disbelief for a moment, and let the master of the fairy tale take you on an enchanting journey into the stories “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” “The Princess and the Pea,” “The Swineherd,” “The Steadfast Tin Soldier,” “The Little Match Girl” and “The Ugly Duckling.”

William Shakespeare’s MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
9:15am & 11:30am / March 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
(6th Grade through 12th Grade)

Boasting one of Shakespeare’s most delightful heroines, this imaginative, exuberant comedy contrasts two pairs of lovers in a witty and suspenseful battle of the sexes. A masquerade ball provides the setting for a case of mistaken identity, reminding us all of the failings and triumphs of the human condition in our never-ending search for perfect love.

10:00am / March 31, April 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 28, 29, 30, May 1, 2
(9th Grade through 12th Grade)

In 19th century France, Jean Valjean is released from 19 years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. Breaking his parole in hopes of starting a new life, he initiates a life-long struggle for redemption during which he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert, who refuses to believe Valjean can change his ways. Epic, grand and uplifting, its powerful affirmation of the human spirit has made this popular masterpiece an international smash-hit. Based on the novel by Victor Hugo.

9:15am & 11:30am / April 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, May 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
(3rd Grade through 12th Grade)

Throughout her life, Sojourner Truth came upon injustice and fought it with uncommon clear-sightedness, courage and wit. Combining her actual words with authentic slave songs, spirituals and folk songs of the period, this one-act play chronicles the life of this remarkable woman from the day she is sold away from her family as a young girl, through her struggle to free herself and her son, to her emergence as a popular and respected figure advocating abolition and women’s rights.