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Weekend top picks: Live theatre, live statewide pageant, live comedy, live music in Clarksville

Weekend top picks: Live theatre, live statewide pageant, live comedy, live music in Clarksville
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CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – This is a weekend of live entertainment, with theater, pageants and comedy to choose from.

Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches: The first part of Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning epic masterpiece, Angels in America portrays New Yorkers grappling with the harsh reality of the HIV/AIDS epidemic during the 1980s. Opens Friday at the Roxy Regional Theater with pay-what-you-can night at 8 pm, also showing Saturday, same time. Tickets are $30 (adults) and may 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 Pageants: The pageant marks Clarksville’s 21st year to host the event, this year at the Austin Peay State University Music and Mass Communications Building. The preliminary show will take place on Friday at 7:30 pm On Saturday, March 12, the final event will take place at 4 pm Tickets must be purchased in advance online at Eventbrite. All tickets are reserved seating and vary from $55-$100.

Stand Ups’ Anonymous Clarksville Comedy Night: Comedy Night features stand-up talent from all over the East Coast, with shows at 7 and 9 pm 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 highlighting a guitarist showingcasing a different style. The concerts – free and open to the public – start at 7:30 each night, from March 14-16, at the Mabry Concert Hall in APSU’s Music/Mass Communication building at Eighth and Marion streets.

For more local events, visit our Clarksville Now events page.

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