PAST PRODUCTIONS

A Woman Called Truth

A Woman Called Truth

[MainStage]
 
2pm April 12
 
By Sandra Fenichel Asher
 

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.

Tickets $15 (adults) and $10 (13 and under)
Brief Encounters

Brief Encounters

A Night of Short Plays by Darren V. Michael
[theotherspace]
 
7pm March 19, 20
8pm March 21
 
By Darren V. Michael
 

In four one-act plays by Darren V. Michael, two regulars find themselves alone and seeking companionship one evening at the local honky-tonk; a participant in a one-night stand discovers one small detail his partner neglected to share; a recent widow learns to stand on her own again with the arrival of a Syrian immigrant seeking a room to rent; and an expectant father discusses every awful conversation he’s feared with his new daughter as she begins to age rapidly before his eyes. Featuring “Willie Nelson Ain’t Dead,” “Feathers,” “A Widow Safe and Secure” and “Imaginary Conversations with My Daughter.”

Presented in theotherspace.
 
Tickets $15
Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

[MainStage]
 
8pm March 7,8,14,15
2pm March 15
 
By William Shakespeare
 

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.

Produced in part by The City of Clarksville
 
Additional funding support provided by Melissa A. Schaffner
 
Tickets $10
My Way

My Way

A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra
[MainStage]
 
8pm February 7,8,14*,15,21,22,28 March 1
7pm February 13,19,20,26,27
2pm February 15
 
Conceived by David Grapes and Todd Olson
Book by Todd Olson
 

Frank Sinatra made women scream when he walked up to the microphone; and with a twist of a phrase, men wept. His ability to interpret a song defined an American generation. Relive the magic of Ol’ Blue Eyes with this must-see musical celebrating the songs he made famous, including “Strangers in the Night,” “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” “Fly Me to the Moon,” “New York, New York” and more!

Produced in part by Dr. Ernest & Joan DeWald, Dr. Thomas & Donna Ely, Melissa A. Schaffner
 
* “Martinis with Frank” at 7pm (Tickets $50)
 
Tickets $25 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

[MainStage]
 
2pm January 18,25 February 1,8
 
Adapted for the stage by John McDonald
 

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.”

Produced in part by Orgain Building Supply
 
Additional funding support provided by Melissa A. Schaffner
 
Tickets $20 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
The Vagina Monologues

The Vagina Monologues

[theotherspace]
 
8pm January 10,11,17,18,24,25,31 February 1
7pm January 16,23,30
 
By Eve Ensler
 

Spread the word! We’re back for the twelfth year! Eve Ensler’s touching, often hilarious series of monologues about women and performed by women has played to packed houses around the country.

Presented in theotherspace
 
Tickets $15
A Year with Frog and Toad

A Year with Frog and Toad

[MainStage]
 
2pm December 14,21
6:15pm December 18,19,20,21
 
Music by Robert Reale
Book and Lyrics by Willie Reale
Based on the books by Arnold Lobel
 

Part vaudeville, part make-believe and 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!

Produced in part by Dr. Ernest & Joan DeWald, Jill Eichhorn & Barry Kitterman, Dr. Gary & Janet Mund, Melissa A. Schaffner
 
Tickets $25 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
Plaid Tidings

Plaid Tidings

The Holiday Edition of Forever Plaid
[MainStage]
 
8pm November 29,30 December 6,7,13,14
7pm December 4,5,11,12*
2pm December 7
 
By Stuart Ross
 

The Plaids are back! At first Francis, Jinx, Smudge and Sparky aren’t sure why they’ve returned to Earth for another posthumous performance, but a phone call from the heavenly Rosemary Clooney lets them know that they’re needed to put a little four-part harmony into a discordant holiday. Featuring “Plaid-erized” Christmas standards “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” “Carol of the Bells,” “Let It Snow,” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” and more!

Produced in part by F&M Bank
 
Additional funding support provided by Dr. Ernest & Joan DeWald, James & Christa Holleman, Melissa A. Schaffner
 
*”Christmas Over The Cumberland” at 5pm (Tickets $50)
 
Tickets $25 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

[MainStage]
 
8pm November 8,9,15,16,22,23
2pm November 16
 
Adapted for the stage by Simon Levy
Based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald
 

Jay Gatsby, a self-made millionaire, passionately pursues the elusive Daisy Buchanan. Drawn into their world of obsession, greed and danger is young newcomer Nick Carraway. 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.

Produced in part by Clif & Melissa Sites of Sites Vision Clinic
 
Additional funding support provided by Dr. Ernest & Joan DeWald, Dr. Thomas & Donna Ely, James & Christa Holleman, Brad & Lisa Martin, Melissa A. Schaffner
 
Tickets $20 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
Rocky Horror Show
Richard O’Brien’s

The Rocky Horror Show

[MainStage]
 
8pm October 25,26 November 1,2
7pm October 31
11:59pm October 26
 
Book, Music and Lyrics by Richard O’Brien
 

Dig out your fishnet stockings and sharpen your stilettos … that sweet transvestite and his motley crew are back for a limited engagement! On the way to visit an old college professor, two clean-cut young people, Brad Majors and his fiancee Janet Weiss, run into trouble and seek help at the freaky Frankenstein mansion. With Richard O’Brien’s cult favorite, prepare to do the “Time Warp” like you have never done it before! Rated “M” for Mature.

Tickets $25
Zinghoppers

The Zinghoppers

A Superhero Learning Adventure
[MainStage]
 
12pm October 26
2pm October 26
 
 

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.

Tickets $15 (adults) and $10 (13 and under)
Spamalot
Monty Python’s

Spamalot

[MainStage]
 
8pm September 13,14*,20,21,27,28 October 4,5,11,12,18,19
7pm September 19,26 October 2,3,9,10,16,17
2pm September 21
 
Book and Lyrics by Eric Idle
Music by John du Prez and Eric Idle
Winner of the 2005 Tony Award for Best Musical
 

Lovingly ripped off from Monty Python’s classic film comedy, this Tony Award-winning musical retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. But before they can find the grail, they’re taking a little side-trip to the Queen City — complete with a bevy of beautiful show girls, flying cows, killer rabbits, and French people!

Produced in part by Legends Bank and Kay & Randall Haase
 
Additional funding support provided by Dr. Ernest & Joan DeWald, Jill Eichhorn & Barry Kitterman, Dr. Thomas & Donna Ely, Scott Jensen, Melissa A. Schaffner, Starlene Sykes
 
* 31st Anniversary Roxy Gala at 6pm (Tickets $125)
 
Tickets $25 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
RNH

An Evening with Rodgers & Hammerstein

A Musical Revue
[On The Terrazzo]
 
7pm August 22,29
8pm August 23,24,30
 

Enjoy an intimate evening of music celebrating the work of the multi-award winning composing team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, featuring songs from Carousel, Oklahoma, Cinderella, South Pacific and more, performed by Ryan Bowie, Mickey Rafalski and Michael Spaziani, with Vicki King on piano. A limited number of tables and chairs are available, and seating is general admission. Ticket price includes a beverage. (On Saturday, August 31, at 8pm, the performers will be joined by the Cumberland Winds concert band for a special mainstage presentation.)

Tickets $20
South Pacific
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s

South Pacific

[MainStage]
 
8pm July 12,13,19,20,26,27 Aug 2,3*,9,10,16,17
7pm July 17,18,24,25,31 August 1,7,8,14,15
2pm July 20
 
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Based on “Tales of the South Pacific” by James A. Michener
 

Set in an island paradise during World War II, this Tony Award-winning musical tells the sweeping romantic story of two couples and how their happiness is threatened by the realities of war and by their own prejudices. These two parallel love stories are set against the backdrop of a score featuring such songs as “Some Enchanted Evening,” “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair,” “This Nearly Was Mine” and “There is Nothin’ Like a Dame.”

* Wine & Theatre Night at 8pm (Tickets $40)
 
Tickets $25 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
The Little Mermaid Jr.
Disney’s

The Little Mermaid Jr.

[MainStage]
 
6pm May 17,18,20,21,22,23,24,25,27,28,29,30,31 June 1
2pm May 18,25 June 1
 
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater
Book by Doug Wright
Based on the Hans Christian Andersen Story and the Disney film
Music Adapted and Arranged by David Weinstein
 

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. But first, she’ll have to defy her father King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch Ursula, and convince Prince Eric that she’s the girl with the enchanting voice. Adapted from Disney’s 2008 Broadway production, Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. features the hit songs “Part of Your World,” “She’s in Love,” and the Oscar-winning “Under the Sea.”

Presented by the Roxy Regional School of the Arts.

Tickets $10
 
Peter Pan

Peter Pan

A Musical Adventure
[MainStage]
 
8pm April 12,13,26,27 May 3,4,10,11,17,18
7pm April 24,25 May 1,2,8,9,15,16
2pm April 27
 
Based on J.M. Barrie’s original play
With permission from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
Music by George Stiles
Lyrics by Anthony Drewe
Book by Willis Hall
 

“Second star to the right, and straight on ’til morning!” This tale of the boy who never grew up is reborn in an exciting new musical by the authors of Honk! and Mary Poppins, bringing to life the magical world of Neverland with spectacular scenes of flying, swashbuckling and sheer fantasy.

Tickets $25 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
 
Civil War Stories

Civil War Stories

[MainStage]
 
8pm March 29,30 April 5,6
2pm April 6
 
Adapted for the stage by John McDonald
From the stories of Ambrose Bierce
 

Celebrated for their intensity, insight and mastery of form, Ambrose Bierce’s collection of stories has been described as one of the great antiwar statements in American literature. Selections include “Chickamauga,” “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” and “Killed At Resaca.” The third production in our four-part series celebrating the Sesquicentennial of The Civil War.

Tickets $20 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
The Motherf**ker with the Hat

The Motherf**ker with the Hat

[theotherspace]
 
7pm March 20,21
8pm March 22,23*
 
Written by Stephen Adly Guirgis
Nominated for Best Play of the 2011 Broadway Season
 

A new high-octane, verbal cage match about love, fidelity and misplaced haberdashery. Jackie and Veronica have been in love since the eighth grade. But now, Jackie is on parole and living clean and sober under the guidance of his sponsor, Ralph D, while still living with and loving his volatile soulmate Veronica who is fiercely loving, but far from sober. Still, their love is pure. And true. Nothing can come between them — except a hat.

Presented in theotherspace.

* Wine & Theatre Night at 8pm (Tickets $40)
 
All Tickets $15
Romeo and Juliet
William Shakespeare’s

Romeo & Juliet

[MainStage]
 
8pm March 8,9,15,16
2pm March 16
 
By William Shakespeare
 

Rediscover one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays, the tragic love story about “a pair of star-crossed lovers” from rival families. Performed simply and honestly, this production celebrates the captivating language and enduring characters of Shakespeare’s masterpiece.

All Tickets $10
Always Patsy Cline

Always … Patsy Cline

[MainStage]
 
8pm February 8,9**,15,16*,22,23 March 1,2
7pm February 14,20,21,27,28
2pm February 16
 
Written and Originally Directed by Ted Swindley
Based on a true story
 

A tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragically at age 30 in a plane crash in 1963, this show is based on a true story about Patsy Cline’s friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger, who befriended the star in a Texas honky-tonk in 1961 and continued a correspondence with Cline until her death. This beloved musical features over 25 unforgettable hits, including “Walkin’ After Midnight,” “I Fall To Pieces,” “Crazy,” “She’s Got You,” “Your Cheatin’ Heart” and more!

** “Martinis with Patsy” at 6:30pm (Tickets $50)
* Wine & Theatre Night at 8pm (Tickets $40)
 
Tickets $25 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
 
Heidi

Heidi

[MainStage]
 
2pm January 19,26 February 2,9
 
Adapted for the stage by John McDonald
From the novel by Johanna Spyri
 

This beloved classic is a heartwarming tale of an orphan sent to live with her hermit-like grandfather high in the Swiss Alps. One of the most charming heroines of all time, Heidi ultimately transforms the lives of many people — among them Clara, a well-to-do but sickly girl; Peter, a goatherd, and his blind grandmother; and, above all, her embittered, reclusive grandfather.

 
Tickets $20 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
 
The Vagina Monologues

The Vagina Monologues

[theotherspace]
 
8pm January 11,12,18,19,25,26 February 1,2
7pm January 17,24,31
 
By Eve Ensler
 

Spread the word! We’re back for the eleventh year! Eve Ensler’s hilarious monologues about women and performed by women have played to packed houses around the country.

Presented in theotherspace.

 
All Tickets $15
A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens’

A Christmas Carol

[MainStage]
 
8pm November 23,24,30 Dec 1,7,8,14,15,21,22
7pm December 6,12**,13**,19,20
2pm December 15,22
 
Adapted for the stage by John McDonald
From the story by Charles Dickens
 

Celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens, this rollicking musical morsel will sweeten your taste buds and warm even the hardest of hearts. Ebenezer Scrooge meets the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future, finding redemption and rediscovering the true meaning of the holiday in this Dickens classic, now a Roxy tradition.

** Christmas Dinner at F&M Bank at 5pm (Tickets $30/$50)
 
Tickets $25 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
The Giver

The Giver

[MainStage]
 
7pm November 14,15
8pm November 16,17
2pm November 17
 
Adapted by Eric Coble
From the Newbery Award-winning book by Lois Lowry
 

Jonas lives in a perfect world, one without war, fear or pain — but also one without choices. When he is chosen to receive special training from The Giver, Jonas begins a journey to uncover the truth about life and the hypocrisy of his utopian world, while discovering what it means to grow up, to grow wise, and to take control of his own destiny.

Tickets $20 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
 
Rocky Horror Show
Richard O’Brien’s

The Rocky Horror Show

[MainStage]
 
8pm October 19,20,26,27** November 2,3*,9,10
7pm October 23,24,25,30,31 November 1,6,7,8
2pm November 3
 
Book, Music and Lyrics by Richard O’Brien
 

Dig out your fishnet stockings and sharpen your stilettos … that sweet transvestite and his motley crew are back! On the way to visit an old college professor, two clean-cut young people, Brad Majors and his fiancée Janet Weiss, run into trouble and seek help at the freaky Frankenstein mansion. Prepare to do the “Time Warp” like you have never done it before! Rated “M” for Mature.

** Special Midnight Showing
* Wine & Theatre Night at 8pm (Tickets $40)
 
All Tickets $25
9 to 5

9 to 5: The Musical

[MainStage]
 
8pm September 14,15**,21,22*,28,29 October 5,6,12,13
7pm September 19,20,26,27 October 3,4,10,11
2pm September 22
 
Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton
Book by Patricia Resnick
Based on the 20th Century Fox picture
 

Starring Bailey Hanks, star of Broadway’s “Legally Blonde” and winner of MTV’s “The Search for Elle Woods,” and based on the film starring Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, this hilarious musical comedy tells the story of three unlikely friends who, even in a man’s world, prove there’s nothing they can’t do! Outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic, 9 to 5: The Musical kicks off our 30th anniversary of live theatre at the corner of Franklin and First.

** 30th Anniversary Roxy Gala at 6pm (Tickets $125)
* Wine & Theatre Night at 8pm (Tickets $40)
 
Tickets $25 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
 
Happy Days

Happy Days

A New Musical
[MainStage]
 
8pm July 13,20,21**,27,28 August 3,4,10,11,17,18
7pm July 12,18,19,25,26 August 1,2,8,9,15,16
2pm July 21
 
Created by Garry Marshall
Music and Lyrics by Paul Williams
Based on the Paramount Pictures television series Happy Days
 

Happy days are here again with Arthur “The Fonz” Fonzarelli, Richie, Potsie, Ralph Malph and all of the gang in this musical based on the hit television series, HAPPY DAYS. This new musical reintroduces one of America’s best-loved families, the Cunninghams, and the days of 1959 Milwaukee complete with varsity sweaters, hula hoops and jukebox sock-hoppin’. This perfect family-friendly musical will have you rockin’ and rollin’ all week long!

** Cookout at F&M Bank at 6pm (Tickets $20 – $40)
 
Tickets $20 (adults) and $15 (ages 13 and under)
 
Captain Louie

Captain Louie

[MainStage]
 
6pm June 22,23,27,28,29,30 July 5,6,7
2pm June 23,30 July 7
 
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by Anthony Stein
Based on the book The Trip by Ezra Jack Keats
 

Young Louie feels lonely and without friends in his new neighborhood. Looking for something to cheer himself up on Halloween Night, Louie returns to his old neighborhood friends in an imaginary journey on the wings of his favorite toy, his little red plane. The story is full of tricks and treats, and the incomparable music and lyrics of Stephen Schwartz. Most of all, CAPTAIN LOUIE is about friendship — the ability to make new friends and the importance of old ones.

Tickets $20 (adults) and $15 (ages 13 and under)
 
The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer

[MainStage]
 
8pm May 25,26 June 1,2,8,9,15,16,22,23
7pm May 30,31 June 6,7,13,14,20,21
2pm June 2
 
Music by Matthew Sklar
Book by Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy
Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Based on the New Line Cinema film written by Tim Herlihy
 

It’s 1985, and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey’s favorite wedding singer. He’s the life of the party, until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. You too will be grooving to the tunes in this hilarious musical comedy based on the hit movie starring Adam Sandler.

Tickets $20 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
 
101Dalmatians

Disney’s 101 DALMATIANS Jr.

[MainStage]
 
6pm June 1,2,6,7,8,9
2pm June 9
 
Music and Lyrics by Mel Leven, Randy Rogel, Richard Gibbs, Brian Smith, Martin Lee Fuller and Dan Root
Book adapted by Marcy Heisler
Additional lyrics by Marcy Heisler
Music adapted and arranged by Bryan Louiselle
 

In a loving home in the city of London, Dalmatian parents Pongo and Perdita happily raise their Dalmatian puppies, until the monstrous Cruella De Vil plots to steal them for her new fur coat! Join all the dogs of London, as they daringly rescue the puppies from Cruella and her bumbling henchmen.

Presented by the Roxy Regional School of the Arts

Starring Ryan Bowie as Cruella De Vil!

All Tickets $10
 
13

13: The Musical

6pm May 11,12*,16,17,18,19*,23,24,25,26*
(theotherspace)
 
Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn
 

“Cool is where you find it, and sometimes where you least expect it.” 13-year-old Evan Goldman just wants to make friends and survive the school year. Easier said than done. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, “13″ is a hilarious, high-energy musical for all ages.

 

Presented by the Roxy Regional School of the Arts.
Presented in theotherspace.

 
* Saturday matinee at 2pm
 
Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

April 13,14,25,26,27,28
May 2,3,4,5
(MainStage)
 
Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater
Music by Duncan Sheik
Based on the play by Frank Wedekind
 
Winner of 8 Tony Awards, including “Best Musical,” SPRING AWAKENING celebrates the unforgettable journey from youth to adulthood with a power, poignancy, and passion that you will never forget. Adapted from Frank Wedekind’s 1891 expressionist play about the trials, tears, and exhilaration of the teen years, it has been hailed as the “Best Musical of the Year” by the New York Times, New York Post, Star Ledger, Journal News, New York Observer, and USA Today. This production contains language and subject matter not appropriate for all audiences.

 
Schoolhouse Rock Live

Schoolhouse Rock Live!

2pm April 14,28
2pm May 5
(MainStage)
 
Book by Scott Ferguson, Kyle Hall and George Keating
Music and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg, Kathy Mandry, George Newall and Tom Yohe
Based on the ABC-TV educational animated series which aired from the 1970s-1980s
 
This award-winning musical teaches history, grammar, math, science and politics through clever, tuneful songs, instructing a whole new generation to “Do the Circulation,” “Unpack Your Adjectives” and meet up at “Conjunction Junction”!

 
The Red Badge of Courage

The Red Badge of Courage

March 30,31
April 6,7*
(MainStage)
 
Adapted for the stage by John McDonald
From the novel by Stephen Crane
 
Henry Fleming’s illusions are shattered when he comes face to face with the bloodshed and horrors of The Civil War. Telling of the experience of war from the point of view of an ordinary soldier, Stephen Crane’s tale of heroism is considered the first modern war novel. The second production in our four-part series celebrating the Sesquicentennial of The Civil War.

 
* Saturday matinee at 2pm
 
Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde

Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde

March 21,22,23,24
(TheOtherSpace)
 
By Moisés Kaufman
 
In three short months, Oscar Wilde, the most celebrated playwright and wit of Victorian England, was toppled from the apex of British society into humiliation and ruin. Drawing from trial documents, newspaper accounts, and writings of the day, Moisés Kaufman ignites an incendiary mix of sex and censorship, with a cast of characters ranging from George Bernard Shaw to Queen Victoria. Presented in theotherspace.

 
The Winter's Tale

The Winter’s Tale

March 9,10,16,17*
(MainStage)
 
By William Shakespeare
 
In this, one of Shakespeare’s most beautiful romances, a king, a queen, and their daughter are reunited — both physically and spiritually — through the power of forgiveness. A jealous king nearly topples his own kingdom when he falsely accuses his queen of adultery with his childhood friend. In his foolishness and rage, he loses his wife, his son, and his baby daughter. The cycle of life and the power of true love come alive onstage, in a world filled with magic, wonder and prophecy.

 
* Saturday matinee at 2pm
 
I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

February 10,11**,15,16,17,18*,22,23,24,25,29
March 1,2,3
(MainStage)
 
Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro
Music by Jimmy Roberts
 
“Say, what are you doing Saturday night?” A hilarious musical revue pays tribute to those who have loved and lost and to those who have fallen on their face at the portal of romance. This celebration of the mating game takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum know as “the relationship.”

 
* Saturday matinee at 2pm
** Special Valentine’s Performance
 
Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After

2pm January 14,21,28
2pm February 4,11
(MainStage)
 
Adapted for the stage by John McDonald
 
Tales of The Brothers Grimm, including “Snow White,” “The Bremen Town Musicians,” “The Hare and The Hedgehog,” “The Elves and The Shoemaker” and “Hansel and Gretel,” adapted for the stage by John McDonald. The children in the audience will have a say in choosing the order of these classic children’s stories.

 
The Vagina Monologues

The Vagina Monologues

January 6,7,12,13,14,19,20,21,26,27,28
February 2,3,4
(TheOtherSpace)
 
By Eve Ensler
 
Spread the word! We’re back for the tenth year! Eve Ensler’s touching, often hilarious series of monologues about women and performed by women has played to packed houses around the country. Presented in theotherspace.

 
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

November 25,26
December 2,3,7,8,9,10*,14,15,16,17*
(MainStage)
 
Adapted by John McDonald
From the story by Charles Dickens
 
A Roxy tradition, this rollicking holiday morsel will sweeten your taste buds and warm even the hardest of hearts. Ebenezer Scrooge meets the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future while finding redemption and rediscovering the true meaning of the holiday in this Charles Dickens classic.

 
* Saturday matinee at 2pm
 
A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

November 4,5,11,12*,18,19
(MainStage)
 
Adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens
 
“Recalled to life!” Charles Dickens’ famous epic novel of the French Revolution comes to the stage in this thrillingly ingenious adaptation of the moving and exciting story of Sydney Carton and Charles Darnay, the English lawyer and French aristocrat caught up inextricably in the violence and bloodshed of the Revolution.

 
* Saturday matinee at 2pm
 
Standing on Ceremony

Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays

7pm November 7
(mainstage)
 
Written by Jordan Harrison, Jeffrey Hatcher, Moises Kaufman, Joe Keenan, Neil LaBute, Wendy MacLeod, Jose Rivera, Paul Rudnick and Doug Wright
Conceived by Brian Shnipper
 
Responding to one of the defining issues of our day, the ongoing battle for marriage equality throughout the United States, some of America’s most illustrious and award-winning playwrights have created a heartfelt, funny and altogether illuminating evening that celebrates the courage to be in a relationship — any relationship.

The Roxy Regional Theatre is pleased and honored to be one of the participating theatres in this worldwide event.

Reserved seating is available for $20; all remaining tickets go on sale at 6:30pm for pay-what-you-can.

This production is recommended for mature audiences.

 
War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

October 28,29*
(MainStage)
 
Adapted for the radio by Howard Koch
With input from Orson Welles and the staff of CBS’s “Mercury Theatre on the Air”
From the novella by H.G. Wells
 
The infamous Mercury Theatre 1938 radio broadcast, recreated live on stage, is one of the earliest depictions of an alien invasion which caused public outcry as many listeners believed that an actual Martian invasion was in progress.

 
* Saturday matinee at 2pm
 
Mark Twain

Mark Twain: Adventures in American Humor

October 21,22*
(mainstage)
 
Adapted and directed by Cecilia Rubino
 
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Life lessons have never been more fun than when they are taught by Mark Twain! Celebrating more than 100 years of humor, Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn and many other Twain characters spring to life through the amazing acting skills of Ashton Crosby, Carl Howell and Cary Hite. When audience members are invited on stage to join the actors in various scenes, hilarity is sure to follow.

 
* Saturday matinee at 2pm
 
Beehive

Beehive: The ’60s Musical Sensation

September 16,17**,21,22,23,24*,28,29,30
October 1,5,6,7,8,12,13,14,15
(MainStage)
 
Created by Larry Gallagher
 
Five hot women, a six-piece band, 50 outrageous costumes, and 15 cans of hairspray a week can only mean one thing — BEEHIVE, The ’60s Musical Sensation. The Chiffons, The Supremes, Tina Turner and Aretha Franklin are just some of the ’60s pop stars singing such favorites as “My Boyfriend’s Back,” “One Fine Day,” “Where the Boys Are,” “Proud Mary,” “A Natural Woman” and “Respect.”

 
* Saturday matinee at 2pm
** Gala Evening Celebrating 29 Years of Live Theatre
 
The

The Sound Of Music

July 15-16, 20-23*, 27-30
August 3-6*, 10-13, 17-20, 24-27
(mainstage)
Music by Richard Rogers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein
Suggested by “The Story of the Trapp Family Singers”

This final collaboration between Rogers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world’s most beloved musical. When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Featuring such standards as “Climb Every Mountain,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Sixteen Going On Seventeen” and many more.

*denotes Saturday matinee at 2pm
 
Shakespeare Abridged

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

6pm August 19,20,26,27
(theotherspace)
 
Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield
 
“Shakespeare as written by Reader’s Digest, acted by Monty Python, and performed at the speed of the minute waltz” … Join Andrew Hulse, Haedyn King and Hugh Poland as they weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare’s comedies, histories and tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter.

 
 
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

6pm June 24,25*,29,30
6pm July 1,2*,6,7,8,9*,13,14,15,16*
(MainStage)
 
Presented by Roxy Regional School of the Arts
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
 

Set to an engaging cornucopia of musical styles, from country-western and calpyso to disco and rock ‘n roll, the Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable.

 
* Saturday matinee at 2pm
 
Almost Heaven

Almost Heaven: Songs of John Denver

June 10-11, 15-18*, 22-25, 29-30
July 1, 2
(MainStage)
Original Concept by Harold Thau
Orchestrations and Vocal Arrangement by Jeff Waxman

Weaving together the songs of John Denver to create a uniquely theatrical narrative that reflects upon the country during the years in which he wrote them twenty-nine of Denver’s songs including “Rocky Mountain High,” “Sunshine On My Shoulders,” “Annie’s Song,” “Leaving On A Jet Plane,” “Calypso” and more are rediscovered and reinvented, performed against a backdrop of stunning visual images of America in the late 60′s and early 70′s, a time of social unrest and political protest.

*denotes Saturday matinee at 2pm
Big River

Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

6pm May 20-21*, 25-28*
June 1-4*, 8-11*
(mainstage)
Presented by the Roxy Regional School of the Arts
Music and lyrics by Roger Miller
Book by William Hauptman
Based on the novel by Mark Twain

Twain’s timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi where adventures along the way are hilarious, suspenseful and heartwarming, bringing to life your favorite characters from novel Jim, the faithful friend: the Widow Douglas and her stern sister, Miss Watson; the uproarious King and Duke; Huck’s partner in crime, Tom Sawyer; and their rowdy gang of pals.

*denotes Saturday matinee at 2pm
The Civil War

The Civil War

April 22-23, 27-30
May 4-7, 11-14*, 18-21
(mainstage)
Book by Frank Wildhorn, Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy
Music by Frank Wildhorn
Lyrics by Frank Wildhorn, Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy

Drawing on letters, diaries, firsthand accounts, and the words of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and Walt Whitman, this thrilling, gut-wrenching and awe-inspiring musicla covers the enormous emotional landscape of the most difficult test our nation has ever endured. Reminiscent of Ken Burns’ acclaimed documentary, THE CIVIL WAR puts a human face on the greatest tragedy of American history and passionately asks us to consider our beliefs about freedom, honor and faith.

*denotes Saturday matinee at 2pm
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Bea(u)tiful in the Extreme

April 1, 2, 8, 9*
(mainstage)
By Leon Martell
In this new play by Leon Martell, the epic adventure of the Lewis and Clark Expedition is relived in flashbacks as Meriwether Lewis struggles to come to grips with his experience and the meaning of America. As Lewis sets out to edit his final report, he is haunted by visions of Thomas Jefferson, Sacagawea, the hospitable but doomed Mandan people, raging rapids, suspicious Lakota warriors, frozen mountain passes, and York, the slave seeking his own definition of freedom.

*denotes Saturday matinee at 2pm
Doubt

Doubt: A Parable

March 23, 24, 25, 26
(Mainstage)
Written by John Patrick Shanley

In this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning drama, Leslie Greene stars as Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, who takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn, Tom Thayer, of improper relations with one of the students.

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Hamlet

March 11,12,18, 19*
(Main Stage)
Written by William Shakespeare

Who’s there?…is the question scholars have been asking since 1600. Now considered the greatest play in the English language, Hamlet is the story where a ghost and a prince meet and everyone ends in mincemeat.

*denotes Saturday matinee at 2pm
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Ain’t Misbehavin’

February 11-12**, 16-19*, 23-26
March 2-5
(mainstage)
Music by Thomas Fats Waller
Based on an idea by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr.
Lyrics by Various Artists

The outrageously prodigious comic and musical soul of 1930s Harlem lives on in this rollicking, swinging, finger-snapping revue that is still considered one of Broadway’s best. Thomas Fats Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the cotton Club, honky tonk dives along Lenox Avenue, rent parties, stride piano players and that jumpin’ new beat, SWING! Featuring “Ain’t Misbehavin”, “Honeysuckle rose,” “This Joint Is Jumpin’” and many more.

*denotes Saturday matinee at 2pm
**Special Valentine’s performance
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Once Upon A Time

2pm January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12
(mainstage)
Adapted by John McDonald
Famous tales from childhood, including The Emperor’s New Clothes, Little Red Riding Hood, The Princess and the Pea, Rumpelstiltskin and more, adapted from the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Anderson and others. The children will have a say in choosing the order of the stories.
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The Vagina Monologues

January 7-8, 13-15, 20-22, 27-29 & February 3-5
(theotherspace)
Book by Eve Ensler
Spread the word! We’re back for the ninth year! This touching, often hilarious series of monologues about women and performed by women has played to packed houses around the country.
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A Christmas Carol

November 26-27, December 3-4, 8-11*, 15-18*
(mainstage)
Adapted for the stage by John McDonald
From the book by Charles Dickens
This rollicking holiday morsel will sweeten your taste buds and warm even the hardest of hearts. Ebenezer Scrooge meets the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future while rediscovering the true meaning of the holiday in this Charles Dickens classic.
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Around the World in 80 Days

November 5-6, 12-13*, November 19-20
(mainstage)
Adapted by Mark Brown
From the novel by Jules Verne
Stampeding elephants! Raging typhoons! Runaway trains! Hold onto your seats for the original amazing race! Join fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant as they set out to circle the globe in an unheard-of eighty days! Danger, romance and comic surprises abound in this whirlwind of a show as five actors portraying thirty-nine characters traverse seven continents int his new adaptation of one of the great adventures of all time.
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Dracula

October 8-9, 13-16*, 20-23, 27-30*
(mainstage)
Music by Frank Wildhorn
Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton
Based on the novel by Bram Stoker
At twilight you will drink deep … and by the new moon live forever! Justin Barnum stars in Frank Wildhorn’s terrifying and passionate new musical based on one of the most frightening novels ever written. Following Dracula’s lust for new blood and a small band of mortal men and women who must face his overwhelming seduction and mesmeric supernatural powers, this musical eclipses all other horror stories.
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SHOUT! The Mod Musical

September 17-18**, 22-25*, 29-30, October 1-2
(mainstage)
Created by Phillip George and David Lowenstein
Continuity by Peter Charles Morris
With its irresistible blend of hip-swiveling hits, eye-popping fashions and psychedelic dances from the ‘60s, this fun-filled musical will make you want to throw your head back and SHOUT! Using letters to an advice columnist, true confessions, quizzes and advertisements as a frame for such chart-topping hits as “To Sir With Love,” “Downtown,” “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me,” “Son of A Preacher Man,” “Goldfinger” and many more, this smashing revue tracks five groovy gals as they come of age during those liberating days that made England swing!