Weekend Picks: Live Theater, Statewide Beauty Pageants, Live Comedy, Live Music in Clarksville


CLARKSVILLE, TN (NOW CLARKSVILLE) – This is a weekend of live entertainment, with drama, pageants and comedy to choose from.

Angels in America, Part One: Approaching the Millennium: The first part of Tony Kushner’s epic masterpiece, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award, Angels in America depicts New Yorkers grappling with the harsh reality of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980s. Opens Friday at the Roxy Regional Theater with a payout night at 8 p.m., also airing Saturdays at the same time. Tickets are $30 (adults) and can be reserved online at roxyregionaltheatre.org, by phone at 931-645-7699, or at the theater during regular box office hours.

Miss Tennessee USA and Miss Tennessee Teen USA Pageant: The competition marks the 21st year for Clarksville to host the event, this year at Austin State University Peay’s Music and Mass Communications Building. The preliminary show will take place on Friday at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, March 12, the final event will take place at 4 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance online at Eventbrite. All tickets are reserved seating and range from $55 to $100.

Clarksville Stand Ups Anonymous Comedy Night: Comedy Night features stand-up talent from across the East Coast, with shows at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday at Peppers Mercado, 1191D Fort Campbell Blvd. Tickets are $15.

GuitarFest: It’s not a weekend event, but starting Monday, Austin Peay State University will host its annual GuitarFest. This year’s event will feature three concerts, each featuring a guitarist showcasing a different style. The concerts—free and open to the public—begin at 7:30 p.m. each evening, March 14-16, at the Mabry Concert Hall in the APSU Music/Mass Communication building at Eighth and Marion streets.

For more local events, visit our Clarksville Now Events Page.


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