“Play Your Part” at GALA 34: Saturday, September 24

by RoxyRegionalTheatre on September 1, 2016

We are proud to be entering our 34th season of presenting professional live theatre here on the corner of Franklin and First in Historic Downtown Clarksville … and we invite you to celebrate with us at GALA 34 on Saturday, September 24.

Join us at 6:00pm for Frozen Pink Lemon8 cocktails by MB Roland Distillery — paired with Tomato Fritters with Basil Aioli and Summer Skewers of Watermelon, Honeydew and Cantaloupe with Mozzarella in Balsamic Reduction — while you place your bids in our silent auction of diverse and original artwork and specialty gift baskets.

Dinner will be served al fresco at 6:30pm, featuring a savory menu — Petite Filet, Parmesan-Peppercorn Roasted Marbled Potatoes and Grilled Asparagus with Boursin Crumble and Demi-Glace; Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese Crumbles, Praline Bacon, Roasted Tomatoes, Scallions, Parmesan Croutons and Blue Cheese Vinaigrette; and, for dessert, Peanut Butter Mousse with Banana Brulee, Chocolate Curls and Molasses Candied Bacon — complemented with delectable wines by Beachaven Vineyards & Winery.

At 7:30pm, show your support for the Roxy Regional Theatre — and snag some amazing art in the process — as the event moves inside the theatre for our live auction.

Capping off the evening, this year’s entertainment includes selections from MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the red-hot musical inspired by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

Tickets to GALA 34 are $125 (Standard Level) and $200 (Premier Level). Standard Level tables, seating ten, are available for $1,250. Premier Level tickets feature additional perks including an original Hatch Show Print created specially for the Roxy and premier dinner seating, as available. Premier Level tables (seating ten) are $1,750, including a complimentary bottle of champagne for each table.

Reservations may be made online via the below button — or you can bypass the service fees by reserving by phone at (931)645-7699 or at the theatre during regular box office hours (9:00am to 2:00pm, Monday through Friday).

We hope you will join us for an unforgettable evening of fabulous food, fine art and award-winning musical theatre … and “play your part” in Season 34!

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Despite global panic in the 1930s, people found themselves rallying the only way they knew how — through music. Famed composer of the period Ira Gershwin once said, “A song without music is a lot like H2 without the O.”

Leading in to Season 34, the Roxy Regional Theatre is presenting a musical journey through the decade, cabaret style, with our new musical revue KIT KAT CLUB, August 26 – September 10.

Created by Ryan Bowie and Sidney McCarty and directed by Bowie, this new musical revue is being presented as part of our “On The Terrazzo” Series, which features performances in the intimate setting of the theatre’s lobby.

Vocalists Katherine Sandoval Taylor, Reyna Bolton and Emily Rourke, accompanied by Matthew McNeill on piano, will have audiences reminiscing and singing along to such favorites as “Stormy Weather,” “I Got Rhythm,” “Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered,” “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” “Rhapsody in Blue,” “Moonlight Serenade” and two dozen other songs made popular in the ’30s.

Asheville native Katherine Sandoval Taylor has appeared in oratorio, concert, musical theatre and opera performances throughout the Southeast, while Wisconsin native and current Clarksville resident Reyna Bolton has previously performed with the Nashville Symphony Chorus. Most recently appearing on the Roxy Regional Theatre mainstage as Whitley Whitiker, The Head Cheerleader, in The Awesome ’80s Prom, Georgia native Emily Rourke’s past Roxy credits also include Ivy Smith in On the Town, Sally in The Cat in the Hat and Bianca in The Taming of the Shrew.

KIT KAT CLUB is made possible in part through the generous support of Hugh & Joy Hatcher.

Performances run August 26 through September 10 on Thursdays at 7:00pm and Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $20 (including a beverage and light refreshments) and may be reserved online at www.roxyregionaltheatre.org, by phone at 931-645-7699, or at the theatre during regular box office hours (9:00am to 2:00pm, Monday through Friday, and one hour prior to curtain). A limited number of tables and chairs are available, and seating is general admission, so reservations are strongly recommended.

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